All prangs or chedis are encrusted with broken porcelain in a very detailed mosaic pattern, this one is spectacular! Here are a few pictures of the very textural mosaic:
I had read there were stairs up the prang, but they were rarely open to visitors. We were in luck today though, they're open. We're going to climb a prang!
Here I am at the very first level; they're big steps, but very broad and not difficult:
This is the exterior of one of the many halls on the temple grounds; hand painted tile work covers the entire building. It's just beautiful:
And of course the usual street vendor food--this is deep fried whole fish: