A revered king is put to rest in Thailand: 5 things to know

This Oct. 11, 2017, photo, shows flowers to be used in the royal crematorium for the late Thai king Bhumibol Adulyadej’s cremation, in Bangkok, Thailand. The funeral for Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej is an elaborate, intricately planned event lasting five days from Oct. 25 until Oct. 29. The ceremonies and processions will be steeped in Buddhism, tradition and history and defined by modern and personal touches. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)


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