Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Pink temples in and around Bangkok

Pink temples in and around Bangkok

Wat Phleng วัดเพลง (Nonthaburi, Mueang district)
13.865243, 100.466054 = 13°51'54.9"N 100°27'57.8"E



Wat Thawi Kara Anan วัดทวีการะอนันต์ 
(Pathum Thani, Khlong Luang District)
14.099084, 100.628031 = 14°05'56.7"N 100°37'40.9"E 
aerial picture by a friend's drone:


Wat Si Chomphoo วัดสีชมพู (Bangkok, Nong Chok)
13.929087, 100.821640 = 13°55'44.7"N 100°49'17.9"E
This one is literally named "the pink temple"
 


elsewhere:
Wat Khao Durian - the pink temple in Nakon Nayok
http://christianpfc.blogspot.com/2015/07/wat-khao-durian-pink-temple-in-nakon.html

And a pink prison building for transgender inmates:   
In an attempt to better accommodate them and address some of the problems LGBT people face in prison, the Thai Department of Corrections is conducting a pilot project at Minburi prison. A special wing that will have the capacity to house 150 prisoners has been renovated and painted pink.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/thailands-transgender-inmates-offered-separate-detention-still-craving-hormones/2017/03/15/05e4b3fe-0444-11e7-ad5b-d22680e18d10_story.html?utm_term=.fab02825f29f

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