thailand, khiri wong, wat wang sai

Wat Wang Sai, Khiri Wong…

…New And Improved.

Yes, this is another re-visit. But on the way up the hill to Ban Khiri Wong, I thought something looked different. So, on the way back down, we poked our noses in.

Construction is ongoing, but the wat is about twice the size of my last visit. First; there’s the giant gong…

thailand, khiri wong, wat wang sai

There was a big wooden hammer tucked in the back, and I was oh-so-tempted! The only person around was someone sweeping up the leaves, but of course, it would make a heck of noise. Probably enough to rouse the dead. Maybe next time.

And the gong seems to be part of a new temple complex…

thailand, khiri wong, wat wang sai

…which is not yet too interesting, until you reach the top floor, where the views are pretty good, despite the early-evening gloom…

thailand, khiri wong, wat wang sai

thailand, khiri wong, wat wang sai

There are various Buddhas under construction too…

thailand, khiri wong, wat wang sai

thailand, khiri wong, wat wang sai

thailand, khiri wong, wat wang sai

That’s about it. A few pix of the older parts before I end…

thailand, khiri wong, wat wang sai
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thailand, khiri wong, wat wang sai

thailand, khiri wong, wat wang sai

thailand, khiri wong, wat wang sai

thailand, khiri wong, wat wang sai

wwiAnd, yes, you’re right. There are no tourists. They’re all heading for the jam up the road.

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