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Doors leading to unlimited knowledge and atrial nirvana

Doors in a wat of Wiang Kum Kam lost city

Doors in a wat of Wiang Kum Kam lost city


Wiang Kum Kam – a lost city in Chiang Mai

Wiang Kum Kam

Wiang Kum Kam


Ancient city of Wiang Kum Kam was lost from historical records in 16th century.  The almost 900 years old city was rediscovered in 1984 near Ping river, 6 km from the Chiang Mai’s moat surrounding the tourist center.
You can visit the area dotted with  a few ruined temples in tuk tuk or hire a pony carriage at the front of main gate.

Master of sacred tattoo at work

Magic tattoo in progress

Magic tattoo in progress


Smoking ban in Laos.

Ban on smoking in public outdoor places reached Laos.

19th century murals at Wat Nong Bua.

Thai Lue murals at Wat Nong Bua located in Northern Thailand, one hour drive from town of Nan.

Stupa decoration at Wat Chom Thong.

The stupa has been wrapping in fresh, new clothes.

Chinese dragon in Chiang Mai.

The dragon on the roof of Pung Tao Gong Temple in Chiang Mai.

Cremation urns at Wat Chaiyamangalaram. Penang Island.

The wall with cremation urns at Thai Buddhist temple in Georgetown. The niches sealed with glass covers and marked with a photo of the deceased.

Borobudur – the largest Buddhist monument in the world.

Borobudur is located 40 km from Yogyakarta city, in Central Java.  The temple was built during the reign of Sailendra dynasty in 8th century AD.

Cigarette break by holy water cave in Tanah Lot. Bali

Pura Tanah Lot is a major pilgrimage temple for Balinese people and tourists. Local men dressed in white guard the entrance to the temple and  collect donations.