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Re: TAR 19 EP 5 "I Feel Like I'm in the Circus" (Bangkok, Thailand)
« Reply #75 on: October 20, 2011, 12:27:21 AM »
Thousands! :lol:
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Re: TAR 19 EP 5 "I Feel Like I'm in the Circus" (Bangkok, Thailand)
« Reply #76 on: October 20, 2011, 04:33:08 AM »
Also, note the seemingly much larger landmark in the background of this shot here:



the larger landmark can be a pagoda...
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Re: TAR 19 EP 5 "I Feel Like I'm in the Circus" (Bangkok, Thailand)
« Reply #77 on: October 20, 2011, 05:38:56 AM »
 :iok

Now i know what Tommy did in the road block...


It could be a Spirit House.... they are creating a spirit house


there are lots and lots of Spirit houses in bangkok... and use to worship spirits on them...
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Re: TAR 19 EP 5 "I Feel Like I'm in the Circus" (Bangkok, Thailand)
« Reply #78 on: October 20, 2011, 06:10:33 AM »

I Think This could be the temple that we are looking at to...


I hope... this is...


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Re: TAR 19 EP 5 "I Feel Like I'm in the Circus" (Bangkok, Thailand)
« Reply #79 on: October 20, 2011, 06:16:59 AM »
^ Where did you find it? Was there a name?
Give us the link please, to verify it.
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Re: TAR 19 EP 5 "I Feel Like I'm in the Circus" (Bangkok, Thailand)
« Reply #80 on: October 20, 2011, 06:57:51 AM »



I really Don't know the name of this temple... but luckily... this temple is found in phang-nga


Above North of Phuket...


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Re: TAR 19 EP 5 "I Feel Like I'm in the Circus" (Bangkok, Thailand)
« Reply #81 on: October 20, 2011, 07:12:20 AM »

I do believe you got it Ouagadougou! Nice job!  It looks like it's Chalong Temple (Wat Chalong)  It is the largest of Phuket's temples.  It is a large area with several buildings - trying to find a site to link!


I Think This could be the temple that we are looking at to...


I hope... this is...

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Re: TAR 19 EP 5 "I Feel Like I'm in the Circus" (Bangkok, Thailand)
« Reply #82 on: October 20, 2011, 07:30:07 AM »



i think... that is not Wat Chalong...

Because Wat Chalong Doesn't have any columns on its side...

Then, Wat chalong has small stairs in it's entrance...


Now, im finding this templ near phang nga
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Re: TAR 19 EP 5 "I Feel Like I'm in the Circus" (Bangkok, Thailand)
« Reply #83 on: October 20, 2011, 07:36:02 AM »
It's been so long since we've seen the real thing, I'm going to bring it up to the top here:





I Think This could be the temple that we are looking at to...

I hope... this is...

I think that one is it look at the gold colored little columns in the railing. Is it the same one as this one you found before?

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Re: TAR 19 EP 5 "I Feel Like I'm in the Circus" (Bangkok, Thailand)
« Reply #84 on: October 20, 2011, 08:13:19 AM »



The temple found in the promo...
 has 3 columns each front side

The picture you uploaded was with 4 columns and i have that picture too... the problem is that the temple you have is in the bangkok palace
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Re: TAR 19 EP 5 "I Feel Like I'm in the Circus" (Bangkok, Thailand)
« Reply #85 on: October 20, 2011, 09:13:21 AM »
Okay, curiousier and curiousier.

I am starting to wonder why they are calling this EP Bangkok at all??

I agree!! Ouagadougou has found the Temple pic :hearts: ...but where is it? I cannot place it again yet in Phang-Nga, but Phuket makes good sense. It does not look like the temple in Wat Chalong....

And to make things more strange...CBS ran this promo last night. It is nearly the same as the one we have BUT.

ALL the temple shots are removed from the spirit house sequence, if I had not seen the other I would think they were by a road.

Also more shots of Andy/Tommy hanging in a jitney? ???


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Re: TAR 19 EP 5 "I Feel Like I'm in the Circus" (Bangkok, Thailand)
« Reply #86 on: October 20, 2011, 09:26:01 AM »
New promo Version 2 added in post 2!
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Re: TAR 19 EP 5 "I Feel Like I'm in the Circus" (Bangkok, Thailand)
« Reply #87 on: October 20, 2011, 09:37:51 AM »
Those shots from the Survivor promo are almost the same as caps 12-14 in the original promo
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Re: TAR 19 EP 5 "I Feel Like I'm in the Circus" (Bangkok, Thailand)
« Reply #88 on: October 20, 2011, 09:48:37 AM »
EDIT - the temple is definitely wrong - elephants?

I'm going to guess that our temple and elephant riding are around the same area.
We have elephants here:
http://www.islandsafaritour.com/aboutus.php?part=3
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and a really close match to the temple here:

DSC_0242 by docboylive, on Flickr
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Re: TAR 19 EP 5 "I Feel Like I'm in the Circus" (Bangkok, Thailand)
« Reply #89 on: October 20, 2011, 10:58:16 AM »
Some subtle differences, though: the roofline, for example, and the grassy area and the fact that the promo temple seems to have fallen into disrepair, something that probably wouldn't happen to Phuket's preeminent wat.
The frame cutout is interesting. On the third promo it jumps from the staging area to the temple.

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Re: TAR 19 EP 5 "I Feel Like I'm in the Circus" (Bangkok, Thailand)
« Reply #90 on: October 20, 2011, 11:55:27 PM »

I am starting to wonder why they are calling this EP Bangkok at all??

I agree!! Ouagadougou has found the Temple pic :hearts: ...but where is it? I cannot place it again yet in Phang-Nga, but Phuket makes good sense. It does not look like the temple in Wat Chalong....


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Re: TAR 19 EP 5 "I Feel Like I'm in the Circus" (Bangkok, Thailand)
« Reply #91 on: October 21, 2011, 12:27:22 AM »
I lived in Bangkok for 6 months and love the city. I lived in Banglamphu (don't ask me what possessed me to live there) and am pretty familiar with Phra Nakhorn.

A) The white and blue bus plies only Hat Yai to Phuket. It would take them about 9 hours out of the way. I think that's just creative editing. There are direct buses non-stop to Bangkok Sai Tai Mai Station (actually SW of the BKK suburb of Thonburi, but still BKK Metro area). A VIP bus non-stop from Phuket to Sai Tai Mai is the fastest way to Bangkok.

B) The temple is nowhere near BKK. BKK is inland. It's probably on Phuket Island.

C) The elephants MAY be Khao Yai. That's quite a hike from BKK. .

D) Pic 27 in Reply 26 is 100% sure Ekamai Bus Station off of Sukhumvit Ave in Downtown BKK. Buses going to Khao Yai leave from Mo Chit on the North Side.

E) Pics 7-10 in Reply 5 is 100% on Phra Nakorn Island (which is Khao San Road/Grand Palace/Wat Pho/UN Building) or Dusit (the Government District).  The dead giveaway is the Tuk-Tuk in pic 8, which are banned outside of Phra Nakorn and Dusit (technically they're not allowed in Dusit, but sometimes they get away with it). Also, you might get a better idea by the red placard on pic 8. The placard is a campaign poster for the (now-ruling, then-challenging) Puea Thai Party. I don't read Thai, but sometimes it listed the local constituency candidates (which would tell you what district/location you were in), sometimes it listed election promises (like free tablet computers to students, promoting national reconciliation, etc). I think it looks like a platform/promises placard. The architecture of the buildings is another dead giveaway.

F) Pic 8 is across the street from the Grand Palace's East Wall, looking north. Definitely. That cross street is Thanon Saranrom, the street to the side is Thanon Saranchai. --- this I'm going to step away from after looking at Google Maps. The guardrail is throwing me off. But it IS Phra Nakhorn. That is definite. And I've been there before several times and it bugs me that I can't remember. That style of park is odd in Bangkok (with the trimmed hedges and tightly mowed grass) and it would be the style favored by the Royal Family.

G) Pic 9-10 are near Bangkok City Hall. This I'm less sure of though.

H) Pic 20 in Reply 26 I think is Thanon Pitsanulok across the street from Royal Turf Club of Thailand, close to the intersection with Thanon Nakhon Sawan.
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Re: TAR 19 EP 5 "I Feel Like I'm in the Circus" (Bangkok, Thailand)
« Reply #92 on: October 21, 2011, 12:30:43 AM »
Thanks so much for your valuable insight, and welcome to RFF!

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Re: TAR 19 EP 5 "I Feel Like I'm in the Circus" (Bangkok, Thailand)
« Reply #93 on: October 21, 2011, 01:02:24 AM »
I do know for a fact that the pagoda is in phuket.  i just can not pinpoint which one it is.



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Re: TAR 19 EP 5 "I Feel Like I'm in the Circus" (Bangkok, Thailand)
« Reply #94 on: October 21, 2011, 01:09:14 AM »
i think wat chalong is correct.  here is a helpful site.  http://www.phuket.com/island/wat-chalong.htm

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Re: TAR 19 EP 5 "I Feel Like I'm in the Circus" (Bangkok, Thailand)
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Re: TAR 19 EP 5 "I Feel Like I'm in the Circus" (Bangkok, Thailand)
« Reply #96 on: October 21, 2011, 01:21:56 AM »
^ It's not chalong. The temple we are looking is much more narrow and has columns  all around it which the chalong temple hasn't. Plus the stairs are all wrong.
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Re: TAR 19 EP 5 "I Feel Like I'm in the Circus" (Bangkok, Thailand)
« Reply #97 on: October 21, 2011, 01:38:13 AM »
oh ok i will keep looking.


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Re: TAR 19 EP 5 "I Feel Like I'm in the Circus" (Bangkok, Thailand)
« Reply #98 on: October 21, 2011, 06:22:22 AM »
Kartvelophile!!

:bigwelcome to RFF!!

That is all SUCH great info!! Many thanks!

But why do you say Bangkok is inland?? Have we missed something suggesting the temple is not? Thanks again!!!
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Re: TAR 19 EP 5 "I Feel Like I'm in the Circus" (Bangkok, Thailand)
« Reply #99 on: October 21, 2011, 08:55:17 AM »
maybe you guys can help me...it's a temple in the song prak district of phuket.
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