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