No, I'm really not trying to channel my inner Murray Head or have a flashback to 1984. Bangkok is on my bucket list of places to visit, and I'm also very fortunate to have a dear friend that lives close to there who I hope I can visit someday. So, that is going to be my focus on this Maundy Thursday and start of Easter weekend.
One of several places on my list to visit is the Grand Palace, the former home of the Thai monarch and place that inspired The King and I. It is also the home of the Wat Phra Kaeo, or the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. Adjoined to it is another temple and the jade Buddha discovered in the 15th century.