Entering Bang Pa-In was like being transported to somewhere far from Asia. I saw the colonial architecture that resembles buildings of the great European cities (just from TV, I’ve never been to Europe). The gardens were manicured, and sprinkled with few outdoor sculptures and topiaries. I would never have imagined that such a place would exist in the Land of the Free.
The path around the complex was pretty straightforward – either you go clockwise or counterclockwise. We soon saw the manmade waterway that the King tasked to be built, and rested on a gazebo overlooking the Thai structure at the center of the pond.
After which, we entered a colonial building which now serves as a carriage museum. Nothing spectacular, yet going outside this building granted us a different view of the pond. Soon, a number of people made their way to our otherwise great nook.
Next, we proceeded…
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