Yaowarat Road at night in Bangkok’s Chinatown. In his book, Vanishing Bangkok, British photographer Ben Davies documents a side of the Thai capital that is gradually being lost. Photo: Courtesy Ben Davies Yaowarat Road at night in Bangkok’s Chinatown. In his book, Vanishing Bangkok, British photographer Ben Davies documents a side of the Thai capital that is gradually being lost. Photo: Courtesy Ben Davies
Yaowarat Road at night in Bangkok’s Chinatown. In his book, Vanishing Bangkok, British photographer Ben Davies documents a side of the Thai capital that is gradually being lost. Photo: Courtesy Ben Davies

Bangkok photos of old districts and architecture pay homage to ways of life fast disappearing

  • In his photobook, Vanishing Bangkok, British photographer Ben Davies documents a side of the Thai capital that many don’t get to see
  • He says the state-sponsored process of gentrification is erasing much of Bangkok’s ambience and historical memory

Topic |   Asia travel
Yaowarat Road at night in Bangkok’s Chinatown. In his book, Vanishing Bangkok, British photographer Ben Davies documents a side of the Thai capital that is gradually being lost. Photo: Courtesy Ben Davies Yaowarat Road at night in Bangkok’s Chinatown. In his book, Vanishing Bangkok, British photographer Ben Davies documents a side of the Thai capital that is gradually being lost. Photo: Courtesy Ben Davies
Yaowarat Road at night in Bangkok’s Chinatown. In his book, Vanishing Bangkok, British photographer Ben Davies documents a side of the Thai capital that is gradually being lost. Photo: Courtesy Ben Davies
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