Tag: Walks

Places to Visit in Bangkok – With a Twist

Places to Visit in Bangkok – With a Twist

There are plenty of places to visit in Bangkok and exploring on foot is a great way to experience them. Of course, you could take a taxi, bus or skytrain, but you’d miss all that the lively streets of the city have to offer. Plus, you’ll find some interesting things along the way. I’ve lived …

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Reflections

Reflections

A few years ago, I spent a fabulous day tramping around Dovedale in the Peak District of England. Along the 3 km route, we passed caves known as the Dove Holes, used the stepping stones to cross the river and meandered along the path until we reached Milldale, a village of beautiful stone cottages with …

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One Of My Obsessions

One Of My Obsessions

I haven’t been out with my camera much recently, I haven’t felt that motivated, but, thankfully, I am over that lack of motivation and the last two weeks, I have been clicking merrily away, but more of what I’ve been getting up to will follow shortly. In the meantime, I was just sifting through my …

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The Wilderness of Mount Tongariro

The Wilderness of Mount Tongariro

Back in 2008, I toured the north and south islands of New Zealand and one of the most amazing things I did was to hike across an active volcano, otherwise known as Mount Tongariro. Feeling a little hungover, as was the norm back then, I started on the hike across Mount Tongariro National Park. I …

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Photo Walks Around the City; November and December 2017

Photo Walks Around the City; November and December 2017

On the last round up of what’s happening on the streets of Bangkok, I took relatively few photographs. But here they are. We’ve already said goodbye to 2017 and welcomed 2018 in with open arms! Happy New Year to you!! I hope 2018 brings joy and good fortune with everything we do! Much love 🙂

Photo Walks Around The City; October 2017

Photo Walks Around The City; October 2017

In October, I was in Phra Nakhon area, one of my favourite places to hang out. I took a bike to the intersection where Lan Luang Road meets Ratchadamnoen Klang Road where King Prajadhipok Museum and Wat Saket are located. I stood for what seemed like ages for a gap in the traffic. Up the …

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Photo Walks Around the City; September 2017

Photo Walks Around the City; September 2017

My wanderings took me all over the place in September. From my vantage point at the House of Lucie in Ekkamai. I was there for an art exhibition The steps to the BTS station have some words to get you through the week A stroll along Saen Saep Canal Turning into Kasem San 2 Alley …

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Beachcombing

Beachcombing

I recently read a post about beachcombing by Global Housesitter X2 and it reminded me how much I love it. When I went travelling in 2008, wherever I went I would take time to stroll up and down the beach in search of things that had been washed ashore. Beautiful shells, interesting pieces of driftwood …

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Photo Walks Around The City; August 2017

Photo Walks Around The City; August 2017

My photo walk in August took me along Silom Road where there is usually plenty going on. Sri Maha Mariamman Temple (Wat Khaek) Shopping on Pan Road I love the patterns caused by the sun filtering through this tree Covert people watching for some candid shots Attempts at panning. Some work, some don’t, but it’s …

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Photo Walks Around the City; June 2017

Photo Walks Around the City; June 2017

Two of my favourite things; walking and photography. Sathorn Neua Road (2/6/2017) Charoenkrung Road (2/6/2017) Silom Road (2/6/2017) Naradhiwas Rajanagarindra Road (2/6/2017) Naradhiwas Rajanagarindra Soi 7 Alley (2/6/2017) Sathorn Tai Road (2/6/2017) Charoenkrung Road (23/6/2017) Yaowarat Road (23/6/2017)

A Walk Around Thonburi

A Walk Around Thonburi

From the 14th century to the mid-18th century, Thonburi was an important garrison town due to its location on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River. It only became part of Bangkok in the 1970s, but has kept its name; Thon means wealth and buri means fort. Its full name is City of Treasures …

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