Tattooed devotees transform in Thai temple trance (PHOTOS)

Deep in trances, devotees of a Thai temple charged through gathered crowds on Saturday mimicking the beasts on their tattoos. Some had their hands curled into tiger claws, some became crocodiles, some were transformed into Hanuman, the monkey god. The annual tattoo festival at Wat Bang Phra, about 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Bangkok, draws

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G’Day Mate: Little Creatures craft beer to launch in Bangkok with an Aussie BBQ at Brewski

PHOTOS: Golden chariot restored for late king’s ‘ascent to heaven’

The chariot that will be used to take Thailand's late king on his last journey is being restored by workers in Bangkok as part of a project that will take

PHOTOS: Golden chariot restored for late king’s ‘ascent to heaven’

PHOTOS: Cockfighters reap Year of Rooster bonus in Thailand

Prized birds faced off in front of thousands of spectators at a stadium on the outskirts of Bangkok

PHOTOS: Cockfighters reap Year of Rooster bonus in Thailand

PHOTO ESSAY: A day in the life of Gai, a 16-year-old Muay Thai fighter

Ever wondered what the life of a young Muay Thai fighter is like? In this photo essay, Coconuts pulls back the curtain to provide a glimpse of what life is like for one...

PHOTO ESSAY: A day in the life of Gai, a 16-year-old Muay Thai fighter

Pretty Conservative: Motor Expo without skin-baring pretties (PHOTO ESSAY)

One of the highlights of the Motor Expo, besides the shiny cars, are the sexy models who straddle them, but this year the organizer says they must cover

Pretty Conservative: Motor Expo without skin-baring pretties (PHOTO ESSAY)

PHOTOS: Huge crowd of mourning Thais sings royal anthem in honor of late king

A huge crowd of Thais gathered on Saturday outside Bangkok's Grand Palace to sing the royal anthem in honorr of King Bhumibol

PHOTOS: Huge crowd of mourning Thais sings royal anthem in honor of late king

Always in our hearts: Thais pay homage to the late King Bhumibol at Grand Palace (PHOTO ESSAY)

Countless Thais continue to flock to the Grand Palace to pay homage and sign the condolence book to remember the late King Bhumibol

Always in our hearts: Thais pay homage to the late King Bhumibol at Grand Palace (PHOTO ESSAY)

Time stands still as Thais pray at King Bhumibol’s funeral procession (PHOTO ESSAY)

Thousands of Thais sat for hours under the blazing sun on the streets of Bangkok to witness the procession for King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the beloved monarch who had been the father...

Time stands still as Thais pray at King Bhumibol’s funeral procession (PHOTO ESSAY)

Photographer Dax Ward creates haunting images of Thailand’s forgotten places (PHOTOS)

American Dax Ward's haunting images of Thailand’s abandoned trains, planes, mansions and other overgrown, forgotten places have earned him widespread

Photographer Dax Ward creates haunting images of Thailand’s forgotten places (PHOTOS)

Siam Snapshots: Life in the fields of Prachinburi in 1956

SIAM SNAPSHOTS — In these previously unpublished photos, we get a glimpse of what life was like in the Thai upcountry for rural

Siam Snapshots: Life in the fields of Prachinburi in 1956

Coconuts Bangkok Photo essays

Sometimes words just won’t cut it and you need a bunch of images to really give you the impression of what happened. That’s when you need to look at our photo essays. From Bangkok’s LGBT community’s reactions to world events to the fashions on the dance floor of  Bangkok’s swing dancing scene, our photo essays put you in the middle of the action, wordlessly.