In response to traveling at wits end’s challenge: mundane
The Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall, a grand European-style reception hall within Dusit Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. It was commissioned by King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) in 1908. The building was completed in 1915, 5 years after Rama V’s death in 1910.
In response to WP Daily Prompt: Glorious
Yangon’s High Court building in color. Constructed between 1905 and 1911, this Queen Anne architecture style building used to house the highest court in Burma (now Myanmar). It’s red-brick exterior and clock tower is listed in Yangon City Heritage list. The new High Court is now located in the new capital Naw Pyi Daw.
Bangkok’s skyline is changing dramatically. More and more peaks and spikes are appearing around town. But sometimes there are hidden gems.
This is Captain Bush’s house – an historical figure and contemporary of Anna Leonowens of the “King and I”. Actually, they were neighbors but Anna’s house has been demolished. However, after many years, Captain Bush’s house is fully restored and renovated, perhaps it will become a museum.
Here is the same building in B&W. Alas, I do not have a photo of the residence before restoration.