December 28, 2012

{Wanderlust} Bangkok Flower Market


One of my favorite things in the world is fresh flowers. It's one of those utterly simple treats that is cheerful, colorful, and makes any space just a bit more homey and personal - even something as temporary and transient as a hotel room. I have the pleasure of being in Thailand for the second time in my life, this time visiting Bangkok again and Phuket for the first time. It's incredible how much the city of Bangkok has transformed in the ten years since I last visited! There's a sky train, a bevvy of new night markets and weekend markets, and a global sensibility that I don't remember feeling the last time I was here. Truthfully, Instagram's popular page may be the reason (I kid, I kid - but seriously, I'm pretty sure the entirety of the Instagram popular page consists of One Direction photos and Thai people).

One of my favorite destinations on this trip was the flower market in Bangkok.... The photos are pretty self explanatory, and stunning - at least in my humble opinion.



















28 comments:

  1. These photos are absolutely stunning. Thank you for these!

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  2. those lotus flowers are amaaaaazing! wow.

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  3. Oh my! Beautiful, beautiful pictures!

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  4. What a fun and busy market - it looks wonderful to explore! And you've captured it beautifully!

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  7. Oh *beautiful*!! I love this tiny glimpse into Thailand (a country I'm yet to visit, but which is high on my wander list) and can't wait to see more from your trip!


    Hope you're having a wonderful time with your family darling!


    B xx

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  8. wow. these shots are gorgeous! the worst part about being at a flower market in a foreign country is that i although the flowers are sooo beautiful, i can't justify buying any because i can't bring them to my own home! such is life... i'll just continue admiring them from afar :)

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  12. Thank you for your beautiful pictures to savor the memories of our trip.

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  13. Beautiful photos! So thats where you've been.

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  18. Nicolette, I was in Bangkok the same time you were! Too bad we didn't run into each other :) I have a question for you - in Thailand I was surprised how many people pointed out my size. Did you ever run into this?

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