Hong Kong : Lantau Island

6 July 2015 1:50 PM GMT +8 Another time up to Lantau Island to visit the large Buddha sitting at the top. The lines for the cable cars were long and it took about 30 minutes before our cable car arrived. Once away from the cable car terminal, a certain peace and quiet descends as…

Hong Kong : The Big Buddha , Lantau Island

Jul 1, 2014 Tue, 12:43 PM UTC +8 Dad and I woke up the next day and we decided that we wanted to head over to Lantau Island. A quick google maps search and we headed to the bus stop. The bus went back into the direction of Hong Kong Chek Lap Kok airport. We…

Penang : Kek Lok Si Temple

This is the largest Buddhist temple in South East Asia. Construction of Kek Lok Si started in 1890 and thru the years have seen mass commercialization take place at every level of the temple complex. You may drive up to the temple but some may decide to walk from the market of Air Itam. The…

Bali : Goa Gajah

If you travel towards Ubud, make a quick 30 mins stop at Goa Gajah in Bedulu. Goa is cave and gajah is elephant in Indonesian. This cave was built in the 9th century and is located about 2km from east Ubud.  After parking, you will walk thru the normal tourist path = shops.  It is…

Thailand : Wat Pho, Bangkok. 12 Nov 2012

Wat Pho Just next to the Grand Palace, you walk south and will be greeted by Wat Pho. It is also know as the Temple of The Reclining Buddha. Its official name is Wat Phra Chettuphon Wimon Mangkhlaram Ratchaworamahawihan. Okay, I will stick to Wat Pho. For 100 baht entrance fee, you get a free bottle…