Malaysia- Penang and Bangkok images from Eric Erickson,
a freelance journalist on assignment in Asia


View from Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang

At Kek Lok Si a Chinese Lion watched over Flat Ashley

View of Penang

Outside Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram, Lorong Burma.

This is a Thai temple in Penang with a 33 metre gold plated reclining Buddha, one of the longest in the world

Outside Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram

Flat Ashley takes a break in her suite at the Eastern & Oriental Hotel in Penang

Flat Ashley takes a wild cab ride in Bangkok

Hungry for home in Bangkok, Flat Ashley finds a familiar sign

The outside the shrine of the Emerald Buddha.  Out of respect, no photos are allowed inside

Overlooking the courtyard at the Golden Palace