Travel Blogs from Ayutthaya
Well the longest day of our journey is over......don't get me wrong...........was great..... but a 6:00am rise...breakfast...saying goodbye to Baan Orapin staff....particularly Pepsi (what a guy!!)....then dehire the car.....well supposedly!!...no one met me at station as prearranged..so i just left the vehicle in the car park …
Day 208 - 209
As we were unable to get the train to Chiang Mai as hoped (due to the Thai's Holy Week), we decided to head to Ayutthaya for a few days (before flying to Chiang Mai) another recommendation from the Lonely Planet.
We were not disappointed, Ayutthaya is a UNESCO World Heritage site and justifiably so. The temple ruins …
We checked out of our 'Boutique Room' and went to 'Tony's Place' for breakfast. We were planning on travelling to Chiang Mai on the overnight sleeper train, so we took the ferry over the river to go and book a ticket at the Train Station. The journey proved pointless in the end as they had no 1st class sleeper tickets available for days and if we …
We had a 7am start, as I watched Andrew re-pack his backpack for about the 10th time in two days, as this was how he cured his boredom whilst being trapped in the hospital. Our guesthouse arranged a songthaew to take us to Trat Bus Station so we could get a bus to Bangkok. We thought we were buying a government bus ticket but the bus turned out to …
Ayutthaya is a small little town that's built at the confluence of 3 rivers, meaning its on a strange island like piece of land. Its the old capital of Thailand, with lots of ancient temples and ruins but apart from this there's not much to do!
We were only meant to be here a day, then go up to Chiang Mai on the sleeper train (over 10hr journey …
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Hotel location was good however, the rooms were not. The carpet, bathrooms and uncomfortable beds all need attention.
If you are looking for a pool and crash pad it's OK, though overpriced
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.