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TravelTuesday Picture of the Week: Motorbike at Phra That Luang (Vientiane, Laos)

Phra That Luang <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pha_That_Luang> is a national symbol of Laos. It is a large Buddhist stupa in the center of its capital, Vientiane. The original was supposedly built in the 3rd century, and has been built and rebuilt many times since then. The current structure is a restoration and reconstruction from the 1930s. I hope...

TravelTuesday Picture of the Week – Phra Siratana Chedi at the Grand Palace (Bangkok, Thailand)

The Grand Palace in Bangkok is a complex of buildings constructed in 1782 during the reign of King Rama I. This photo shows the Phra Siratana Chedi, one of the many stupas found in the complex. I hope you enjoyed the TravelTuesday Picture of the Week! Enjoy the rest of TravelTuesday on Twitter and follow...