For five-and-a-half years she tutored the children of Rama IV
, who was also known as Mongkut.
If Buddha threatens to overwhelm, feast your eyes on the splendours of the Grand Palace of King Rama IV
. Every inch of its white and gold walls is studded with coloured crystal and glass, which sparkle like precious stones.
"The film producers have made King Rama IV
(King Mongkut) appear like a cowboy," not the king of Siam, said Thepmontree Limpabhayom, who represents the cultural center at a private-run university.
WE STAYED at the Collins International Hotel in Bangkok beside the Rama IV
Road, one of the city's principal motorways.
But insult the late King Rama IV
and you're in trouble.
Of course it is a very different monarchy from the court of King Mongkut or Rama IV
, who reigned from 1851 to 1868.
British writer best known as the governess employed by King Mongkut (Rama IV
) of Siam (now Thailand) for the instruction of his children.
Address : 3199 Maleenont Tower, 16th Floor, RAMA IV
He drove the man from Rama IV
road, a main thoroughfare in Bangkok's central business district, and dropped him off near Hua Lamphong station, the city's main train station.
I watched as firemen abandoned their hoses, scurrying for cover behind a fire engine 50 metres down this alley off Rama IV
Soldiers, many crouched behind sandbags, fired live rounds at hundreds of protesters who fought back with petrol bombs, rocks and crude homemade rockets in clashes on Bangkok s usually congested Rama IV
road near the business district.
Saturday morning when assailants launched at least one grenade, which landed near a joint checkpoint of police and military set at a Lumpini Park gate on Rama IV
Road to screen the movement of antigovernment protesters.