Strange and Amazing Thailand
Thailand is a kingdom, a constitutional monarchy with the 19th King of the House of Chakri, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, reigned since 1946. King Bhumibol Adulyadej, was the longest monarch in Thai history and world’s longest serving current head of state. Bangkok is the largest city in Thailand, and also the center of commercial, industrial, political and cultural activities in Thailand. Thailand is the 50th largest country in the world in terms of total area and heavily influence by the religious culture of India, Kingdom of Funan during the first century.
The Grand Palace, built in 1782 is the official resident of the King of Thailand.
The Grand Palace in Bangkok is the official residence of the King of Thailand.
Bangkok’s Democracy Monument
The Bangkok Democarcy Monument was built in 1932, to represent the 1932 Constitution sits on top of two Golden Bowls Offering above the turrets.
Wat Arun, Temple of the Dawn
The Wat Arun Temple of the dawn, is a Buddhist temple (Wat) in Bangkok, Yai District.
Buddhist Temple in Chiang Mai, Thailand
Suvarnabhumi International Airport/ New Bangkok International Airport
Floating Markets, where you can buy fresh vegetables, fish, fruits and even dine-in with noodles, Thai soups and other dishes sold in a small boats.
Chatuchak one of the famous markets where tourists can shop cheaper items from bags, to ready-to-wear dress, accessories, and souvenir items.
Thailand’s Baht Gold
The Thai Baht gold come in various designs and karats (16k,18k,21k,23k and 24k gold) and you can shop cheaper golds in Bangkok, but be sure you can’t purchase the “fake gold baht”.
Patpong District, is an entertainment district in Bangkok, Thailand.
Plastic Surgery Hospitals and Clinics are the most famous area in Thailand, where rich and famous celebrities go, for reconstruction surgeries, buttocks augmentation, breast augmentation, face lift and re-constructions, breast implants, liposuctions, etc, etc. But most famous here are the transsexual transplant male to female. Beautiful ladyboy or” Katoeys” Thailanders mostly had sex changed.
Parinya Kiatbusaba or Parinya Jaroenhon, born in June 9, 1981, now very famous by the name Nong Tum, a former champion of the Muai Thai Boxing, had his training as a Buddhist monk in his early age, but was already aware of his ‘identity crisis’ and his goal of becoming a famous boxer is for his poor family and his aim to have sex change someday. Nong Tum is now a model actress in Thailand.
Muay Thai Boxing
Thai Boxing or Muay Thai, a hard martial art practiced in some parts of the world.
Sepak Takraw – Kick volleybal using ‘rattan ball’ and only allows the players using their feet, knee, chest and head.
Thailand artists, Kittiwat Unarrom, baked loaf of breads or homemade breads of ‘severed human head bread’ design that made him famous found at the “Serial Killer Basements” bakery shop in Bangkok, with his ‘death designs’.
Giant Cat Fish, caught in Northern Thailand in the Mekong River.
This strange creature was found by local people in Thailand. What makes it weird when people made offerings of powder and juices as tribute to this strange creature, and place ‘fans’ around the creature to preserve for scientists study purposes.
Exotic fruits found in Thailand
This exotic tropical fruits are so sweet and juicy.
Weird and Freaky Street Foods
These weird and freaky insects are most famous delicacy streetfood in Bangkok.
Wedding Traditions in Thailand
Wai is the Thai greeting way or say Thank you, the palms pressed together in a prayer-like fashion wait a slight bow of head. Very similar to Indian culture and traditions of greeting ‘namaste’ or the Cambodia “sampeah”. Also ued in saying sorry and thank you.
They usually cremate the dead relatives, unlike the common Chinese they bury the deceased. The urn of ashes are kept in the local “Chedi” Temple.
Weird and amazing festivals
These are only some of the unique festivals celebrated in Thailand.
Songkaran Festival traditional covering face and body with chalks.
Karen Hill Tribes in Thailand
At an early young age, the Kayan or Karen tribe girls, started to wear ring-coils in their neck, and as they grow older more rings are added each year.
When this rings are removed, their neck will lost it’s support, their neck are weak without those rings coiled in their necks.
Snake Charmers Shows in Thailand
Only professional snake charmers could do this act, which was introduced and practiced in India.
Pattaya Beach, one of the most beautiful beach resort in Thailand.