Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Bangkok Flower Power

If all the flowers in Bangkok filled my home, I would need a house the size of Wat Pho (the Temple of the Reclining Buddha). I would choose blooms representing all the colours of the rainbow – red and yellow and pink and green, purple and orange and blue – and I would set up an extra long table in my living room where I would host an oriental tea party. My guests and I would drink lemongrass chai and eat sticky rice and egg custard parcels from banana leaves. We would chatter and smile a lot.

The Bangkok flower markets are filled with local blooms such as jasmine,
chrysanthemum, gerbera, orchid, lily and rose. 
Photographs by Susan Redman.

Photographs by Susan Redman.

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