From a distance I notice a woman standing before a shrine in a temple courtyard. It appears she is spending a few moments in prayer before heading off to work – a silent start to the day.
A man riding a motorcycle pulls up swiftly to the curb just in time to receive a blessing from a passing monk.
A small Buddha smiles in bliss.
And a ceramic girl offers prayers and flowers.
Beware the five-headed snakes at Wat Suan Dok!
That guard the golden stupa glimmering in a cerulean sky.
And in a garden restaurant called Pun Pun behind Wat Suan Dok, we enjoy a delicious salad with fried flower blossoms for lunch. Yum….