Phang Nga - The sixth step ... back to SE Asia - CycleBlaze

Phang Nga

The first job this morning was to book a trip to Ao Phang Nga National Park  This we did at Mr. Hassim of M.T. Tour near the northern end of town.

Then we went off to look at Wat Tham Ta Pan.  This small temple at Ta Pan cave has been built on the theme of heaven and hell, with the latter depicted in graphic – and sometimes gory – fashion.

Wat Tham Ta Pan starts off looking like many other Buddhist temples but ...
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.. once you enter the mouth of the dragon ...
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... and travel through it ...
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... you get a glimpse of hell!
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However, heaven isn't far away with many happy looking animals, various Buddha statues and a cliff face covered with Hindu deities.
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The cave itself has some interesting rock formations as well as a few shrines and statues of Buddha.
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Today's ride: 19 km (12 miles)
Total: 507 km (315 miles)

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Andrea BrownI've heard of vacations from hell, but...
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