DAILY PHOTO: Phuket Town Fountain

Taken in January of 2014 in Phuket Town.

Taken in January of 2014 in Phuket Town.

There will be no Daily Photo tomorrow as I am going out-of-town to learn Toksen–a variant of Thai Yoga Bodywork that involves the use of a wooden mallet and wedge (chisel.)

DAILY PHOTO: Golden Buddha of Rang Hill

Taken in January of 2013

Taken in January of 2013

This Buddha is located at Wat Khao Rang on Rang Hill, overlooking Phuket Town. His right hand mudra conveys that the spice is just right–but you may want to verify that with a Buddhist.

DAILY PHOTO: Enter the Jor Ong

Taken in January of 2014 in Phuket Town.

Taken in January of 2014 in Phuket Town.

Jor Ong is one of Phuket Town’s numerous Chinese Shrines. You’ll note the prominent white tiger painting.

DAILY PHOTO: Wat Chalong Chedi

Taken in January of 2014 at Wat Chalong on Phuket in Thailand.

Taken in January of 2014 at Wat Chalong on Phuket in Thailand.

This tower houses the Buddha relic (a bone fragment) for which Wat Chalong is renowned. Below the chedi housing the relic there are many golden Buddha statues.

Visiting tip: Wear ear protection. They have a little kiln across from the main temple in which they regularly set off a huge amount of fireworks. It can be a bit deafening.