Friday, September 05, 2008

Pimp My Royal Ride, Thailand

While in Bangkok this August, we stopped off at the Royal Carriages Museum near Vinanmek Palace. Most of the carriages were not all that impressive or fancy, which seems odd considering the King Rama IX of Thailand is the wealthiest monarch in the world. However, this one vehicle caught my eye--it's the royal tuk-tuk. Riding in a tuk-tuk is a very Thai experience, but it just doesn't have that royal appeal.


JA Huber said...

I hope you sat in it and took a photo! How can you resist it?

Matthew said...

Couldn't sit in it. You're not allowed to get too close to the royal carriages (don't know what the punishment is for that).