Non-smoking monk, Bangkok
Non-smoking monk, Bangkok

Non-smoking monk, Bangkok

I like to tell people that I once dropped into Bangkok just long enough to enjoy an exquisite lunch. That’s not entirely true; my 10 hours on the ground in the Thai capital –six of those in the massive city’s center– also included a relaxing visit to Lumphini Park and a stroll along the busy Petchaburi Road where I saw this monk, the subject of the 194th straight (!) Pic du Jour, passing on tobacco’s temptation. Good for him. I didn’t quit until a year later. 🙂

Bangkok, Thailand, 31-Oct-2010. Please click on the image to see the full uncropped version.

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