Krungsri River Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ayutthaya
Na de floating hutjes op de rivier en de spoorweg, een laatste (korte) culturele etape in Ayutthaya. Dit is vele honderden jaren de hoofdstad van Thailand geweest en daar zijn dus wel wat overblijfselen van. Op ongeveer twee uur rijden van Bangkok maar bijlange niet zo druk en de tempels toch wel helemaal anders dan die in Bangkok.
... the night before and had a few hours to wait before catching the night train to Chiang Mai. Her name was Taja, and she was a medical student who had just spent the last few weeks in India providing healthcare in remote areas. She had been up by the Tibetan border. Thailand was her reward to herself for going to India. We chatted for a few hours about healthcare and politics, then she got a tuk tuk to catch the train.
So I chilled in my room for a while and then ...
Back to the hotel to pack our bags, to load the luggage and we are ready to take down the car from the 6th floor in a big lift. But the guard comes and asks us to unload all the luggage to make the car lighter. After setting up the GPS we are heading towards Ayuttaya, about 90 km from Bangkok. It is a real challenge to get out from the downtown through the heavy traffic. At almost 6 PM we get onto the highway and drive straight to Ayutaya.
We arrive at Ayuttaya at 8 PM and ...
... them for Lee's birthday celebration. We all mounted bicycles and rode through temple compounds, over bridges, through markets and wove though the busy streets to Chao Prom Pier. We rattled down a steep flight of steps and awkwardly loaded our bikes for the five minute ferry ride across the river. In a Herculean effort we hauled our steeds up thirty steep wooden steps to Baan Are Gong restaurant. Lee's been a teacher at the school for twelve years, has a Thai wife and speaks ...
... chase him around the slippery tiled room, while hosing down everywhere to remove anything suspicious, while also trying to stop Ru eating Sweetcorn (yes, from his nappy), was definitely the lowest point of the trip so far. Honestly, travel with kids is great....... Moving on, we decided to grab a tuk tuk to take us round some of the other temples. Our friendly guesthouse called one for us and we negotiated for a 2 hour trip. He took us to the Royal Palace and Wat ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility