View of Bangkok from the balcony.
Fresh fruit waiting on the coffee table at the Shangri-La Hotel.
The hotel room the first night. We decided to splurge a bit after our flights.
Our first Tuk Tuk ride in Bangkok.
Wat Phra Kaew
Detail of some of the gorgeous walls surrounding Wat Phra Kaew.
Me and Tuan at the top of the steps.
Guards at the Grand Palace pose with some overly excited tourist girls.
An intersection outside of Wat Pho - Th Sanamchai, I think.
Mother of Pearl on the feet of the reclining Buddha at Wat Pho.
Close up of the Mother of Pearl inside Wat Pho
I learned how to fold a Lotus flower. Thanks to Aor, Mee, and Nui!
A fountain at the Wat Pho complex.
On the river express from Tha Chang to Tha Sathon to get back to our hotel.
A view up the river with some ominous monsoon clouds rolling in.
A view of The Peninsula Hotel on Chao Phraya River. This was directly across from our hotel the first night.
Kanchanaburi War Cemetery where many of the POWs were buried.
The Bridge on the River Kwai
World War II Museum
We got stuck on the bridge as the Death Railway came by. The platforms (far right) weren't just for sight-seeing; they were the only place to stand when the train came.
Market in Kanchanaburi selling everything from candy to bootleg Coldplay.
Yes, even Snoop Dogg has made it to Kanchanaburi.
Here you can see the River Kwai and the train tracks we just used. There is more than one reason it is called the Death Railway.
Young passenger takes the more thrilling seat on the train
One of the elephant trainers mugging for the camera. Beckham was the photographer on this shot. ;-)