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Wat Pho, Bangkok

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Sight seeing in BangkokPart 1 -Wat PhoIt was a hot day in September, as Sunshine and I headed out of our hotel.  We needed something to do to occupy our time until we could meet up with our friends.  We had made a list of all the places we wanted to visit while in Bangkok, and so far we have only seen a couple of malls.  
Looking over the public transportation options, we decided to mark off one of the spots.  What Po. 

Wat Pho, how the locals spell it in english, although they are not english, is first on the list of six temples in Thailand classed as the highest grade of First-class royal temples. (at least that is exactly what wikipedia says).  Sunshine and I studied the maps, talked to the hotel staff and then headed to the subway.  Which is convenient because a major stop is right outside our hotel.  
One of the main attractions of Wat Pho, is the "Reclining Buddha".  

This not to be confused with the reclining Tronster.   LoL.  The large statue is housed in the Chapel of t…