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Teaching old dogs new tricks, Phitsanulok, Thailand travel blog

Teaching old dogs new tricks

A travel blog entry by piholland

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... to hang out with Mat from Poland and George from Germany. Mark was such a good host he was more concerned with us exploring Phitsanulok and having a good time rather than working. It was hard for us as we wanted to help but after a while it was clear ...

We WILL make it to Sukhothai!!!, Phitsanulok, Thailand travel blog

We WILL make it to Sukhothai!!!

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... 's legs and sat on her bag. I then spent the rest of the journey reminding ourselves it cost only £2! Finally we arrived in Phitsanulok around half 9 where a nice woman showed us to a guest house in our guide book from the train station. We checked in ...

Phitsanu Lok, Phitsanu Lok, Thailand travel blog

Phitsanu Lok

A travel blog entry by tonyandsarah

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Phitsanulok, Phitsanulok, Thailand travel blog

Phitsanulok

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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We spent a day in Phitsanulok visiting the Folklore Museum, a very random collection of Thai artefacts, a Buddha-making factory to provide background for the many, many statues we had seen so far and Wat Phra Si Mahathat. Thailand, being the slightly ...

Monkeys and antiquities, Ayutthaya, Lopburi and Phitsanulok, Thailand travel blog

Monkeys and antiquities

A travel blog entry by mimmik

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... was the wok master!). Itinerary decision: Lynda and I are off on the train--the ssssslllloooooowwwwwwwww (but cheap!) local version--to Phitsanulok, a city on a river north of here. It'll be our jumping off point to Mae Sot, on the western border with ...

The fortunate ones!, Phitsanulok, Thailand travel blog

The fortunate ones!

A travel blog entry by coryandlaura

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We had a wonderful afternoon in the pool yesterday. There were several of the people from the tour enjoying the pool. We drew quite a crowd. I am not sure what it was about. The balcony had 4 or 5 Thai people watching us. Some of them were hotel staff ...

Phitsanulok!, Phitsanulok, Thailand travel blog

Phitsanulok!

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... very early morning the next day as we wanted to fit in the Sukothai historical park in the morning to bezz back to Phitsanulok to continue Northwards in the afternoon but feeling confident we decided to give it a shot! We stayed in our cheapest ...

Week 2 - Phittsanulok - Day 9, Phitsanulok, Thailand travel blog

Week 2 - Phittsanulok - Day 9

A travel blog entry by kentonianinnyc

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Day 9 - 10/04/11 - Lop Buri to Phitsanulok We wanted to work our way through Northen Thailand by train as it seems more scenic than bus travel. However the floods meant there were no trains heading further north than Lop Buri so plans had to be ...

Thai Aerobics, Phitsanulok, Thailand travel blog

Thai Aerobics

A travel blog entry by michy

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... and his chart, and casually mentions we should get off here.  Checked into a very adorable small hostel in Phitsanulok, or should I say, "Phi-lok"...Nikki falls asleep immediately (we are very tired from the stress, in case you couldn't ...

Jenseits touristischer Pfade, Phitsanulok, Thailand travel blog

Jenseits touristischer Pfade

A travel blog entry by zwanzigdreizehn

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Phitsanulok – Die 84.000 Einwohner-Stadt rund eine Stunde von Sukhothai hat touristisch nicht allzu viel zu bieten, und so richtig wissen wir selbst nicht mehr, warum wir hier Halt gemacht haben, vermutlich jedoch wegen der guten ...

The old capital of Thailand, Phitsanulok and Sukhothai, Thailand travel blog

The old capital of Thailand

A travel blog entry by kate.leuschke

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... process - the story is in the pictures. From Pitsanulok we took a day trip to Sukothai, one of the ancient capitals of Thailand in the 14th century.  Many temples and statues of the Buddha remain.  This era in Thai history is also important ...

Et l'aventure commence..., Phitsanulok, Thailand travel blog

Et l'aventure commence...

A travel blog entry by karinebottine

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... les étrangers !     Nous avons pris un train, un peu délabré mais avec un charme certain, jusqu'à Phitsanulok, à 6h au nord de Bangkok. L'expérience de train fût vraiment intéressante en tant que tel, surtout lorsque nous avons ...

Today i don't feel like doin anything..., Phitsanulok, Thailand travel blog

Today i don't feel like doin anything...

A travel blog entry by evy_duville

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... ended way too late and i woke up way too early with a little headache, hm hm... About Ayuthaya, Kanchanaburi and Phitsanulok The former capital of Thailand, Ayuthaya is till now my favorite place...i took a train from Bkk, 2 hours ride and it cost me ...

Waiting for the night-train, Phitsanulok, Thailand travel blog

Waiting for the night-train

A travel blog entry by babsworld

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... curtains. So you get some kind of privacy. 1h Busfahrt von Sukothai entfernt, haben wir den Tag mit Herumspazieren in Phitsanulok verbracht. Von hier hab ich mir naemlich schon vor ein paar Tagen ein Nachtzug-Ticket nach Bangkok gekauft. Patrick wollte ...

Auf dem Weg nach Norden!, Phitsanulok, Thailand travel blog

Auf dem Weg nach Norden!

A travel blog entry by nax

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Heute hiess es dann auf Richtung Norden! Zuerst einmal mit dem 3 Klasse Zug von Ayuttaya nach Phitsanoluk und dann hoffentlich noch mit dem Bus nach Sukhothai. Erst einmal mussten wir uns mit unseren Rucksaecken in den total ueberfuellten Zug quetschen, ...

Travel Day with a stop at Wat Tha Sung, Phitsanulok, Thailand travel blog

Travel Day with a stop at Wat Tha Sung

A travel blog entry by bumihills

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    Much of today was a travel day but with a stop at an interesting, but gaudy temple, Wat Tha Sung also known as Wat Chantaram.  It was built in the Ayutthaya period.  There are two main pavillions to the temple.  One of ...

Sukothai - a bike ride through history, Phitsanulok, Thailand travel blog

Sukothai - a bike ride through history

A travel blog entry by wenzels

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Sukothai - a bike ride through history Sadly Regine got diarrhoea and vomiting on our arrival in Phitsanulok, half way between Chiang Mai and Bangkok by train. Of all things it was probably her absolute favorite Thai dish: Papaya salad. So she was out ...

Kinda norther Thailand, Phitsanulok, Thailand travel blog

Kinda norther Thailand

A travel blog entry by mrewkowski

In the early afternoon, we cought a boat back to the 'mainland' of Puhket, and then to the bus station to head back to Bangkok and then farther north. We had some time to kill in Pukhet before the bus got there, so we went around to do some ...

Phitsanulok, Phitsanulok, Thailand travel blog

Phitsanulok

A travel blog entry by mizmelodia

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    Today we visited the Sargent Major Thawee Folk Museum which was very interesting.  There was a small section on San Yant (sacred tattoos) explaining the designs and what powers they would give their recipient.  I would really ...

Phitsanulok, Phitsanulok, Thailand travel blog

Phitsanulok

A travel blog entry by mighty_ted

... not convenient for different reasons). I will mention why wanted to  go to Sukhothai though, it was the first capital of Thailand. Phitsanulok was also the capital of Thailand for 25 years sometime there in the early days. Now I think I have ...

Peaceful Phitsanulok, Phitsanulok, Thailand travel blog

Peaceful Phitsanulok

A travel blog entry by brendonvdh

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... to the river. One hour foot massage with oils and all kinds of fancy reflexology that left our feet feeling awesome. Phitsanulok was close to Sukhothai, which was the main attraction in the area. Sukhothai is a huge ancient city with many religious ...

City of Temples, Sukothai, Thailand travel blog

City of Temples

A travel blog entry by sidom

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Sukothai the most ancient capital of Thailand, our journey here took something like six hours, firstly in a fridge (air con was too high) but as a reward dinner and a snack were served.  Following this we had a slow bus in one of the most polluted and ...

Late nights..., Phitsanulok, Thailand travel blog

Late nights...

A travel blog entry by ldillard

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... gears seemed to work pretty well again - don't know what they did under the bus back there, but we pulled in to the Phitsanulok bus station at about 2 AM - about 5 hours late. Some crappy flea bag motel/guesthouses around the bus station.  We looked ...

Week 2 - Phitsanulok - Day 11, Phitsanulok, Thailand travel blog

Week 2 - Phitsanulok - Day 11

A travel blog entry by kentonianinnyc

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Day 11 - 10/06/11 - Phitsanulok With the extended day in Phitsanulok (extended as it is a great town for a random non-Itinerary visit) we decided to visit the main temple in town.  It has the 2nd most revered images of Buddah in Thailand.  I can see ...

Phitsanulok, Phitsanulok, Thailand travel blog

Phitsanulok

A travel blog entry by shelleypp

... , I think the locals were taking the piss!!! All in all a very strange and funny night.  I would recommend a stop off in Phitsanulok on a Saturday night to break up a journey further north.  We have had a good couple of days here, and it was ...

Bangkok and Beyond-The Journey North, Phitsanulok, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok and Beyond-The Journey North

A travel blog entry by kndy

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Phitsanulok, Phitsanulok, Thailand travel blog

Phitsanulok

A travel blog entry by c-hampden

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Seeing Double, Phitsanulok, Thailand travel blog

Seeing Double

A travel blog entry by disoriented

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Phitsanulok isn't the biggest town and there is really only one major thing to see, a Buddha image which is said to be the most beautiful in all of Thailand.   We walked across the seemingly deserted town to the temple area.  The first ...

Phitsanulok & Sukhothai, Phitsanulok, Thailand travel blog

Phitsanulok & Sukhothai

A travel blog entry by nefi

On the 4th of November we headed to Phitsanulok on the train. We decided to go for second class fan carriage this time, which wasn't too bad until it hit the night time and a swarm of flies and insects decided to join us. After getting use to them, we ...

Adventures of the Mind, Phitsanulok, Thailand travel blog

Adventures of the Mind

A travel blog entry by truddick

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... another 5 days wandering around and Malaysia is more expensive than the rest of SE Asia.  But luckily I found a vipassana retreat in N. Thailand that begins on the 9th.  I was wanting to do a vipassana retreat before I jump into yoga in India, ...

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