Bangkok

The Pyre Next Time

Newsweek International - - NEWS - → DAMIR SAGOLJ

A year af­ter he died, the funeral for the late King Bhu­mi­bol Adulyadej fi­nally ended. Thai­land spent al­most $90 mil­lion on an elab­o­rate five-day cer­e­mony for the man who ruled the coun­try for 70 years. His body was cre­mated on Oc­to­ber 26. At right, a sol­dier salutes in front of the royal crematorium.

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