Weekly travel theme: Mystical

I’m a little behind on the travel theme this week, but the actual reason is not that I was really busy (which I was), but that I just couldn’t find the right photo for the theme! But I have finally found two.

The first is the White Temple, Wat Rong Khun, in northern Thailand. Chaloemchai Khositphiphat, the Thai artist for the temple, chose to make it in white as opposed to gold, which is the colour used in most other temples in Asia. He said that he believes that gold is only suitable for people who lust for evil deeds. It is also referred to as a ‘Painting in the Sky’, because the temple looks like a painting from a distance. Its beauty, its whiteness, and its serenity all make this place extremely ethereal.

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Wat Rong Khun – the White Temple, in Chiang Rai, Thailand

My second photo is not as glamorous – its taken at Malshej Ghats in Mumbai. It was a rainy day; we could barely see a few miles away from us, which makes this photo quite ‘mist-ical’.

View from Malshej Ghats, in Mumbai, India

If you’d like to join in this week’s travel theme (everyone is welcome to join in), here’s what to do:

  • Create your own post and title it Travel Theme: Mystical
  • Include a link to this page in your post so others can find it too
  • Get your post in by next Thursday, as the new travel theme comes out on Friday
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3 responses to “Weekly travel theme: Mystical

  1. That white temple is like something from a fairy tale… wow!
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