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.
... and rows of sitting buddhas in saffron robes. Our next stop was to see the huge gold Buddha at Wat Phanan Choeng. We moved on to Wat Maha That where the well know Buddha head is in the Bodhi tree roots. This area is quite extensive with leaning prangs and was ravaged by the Burmese so there are rows of headless buddhas. Wat Rajaburana was next...built in the reign of King Boromrachathirat ...
We took a train to a town north of Bangkok, we ready to get out the city. There are lots of ruined temples. It was built up much more than I thought. We had a tuk tuk driver that was Thai but had dreadlocks and played Rastafarian music. We got on a bumpy night train headed for chaing Mai ...
... schooled in the Himalayan foothills. He's had a stack of teaching jobs in Thailand but spent many years in Arizona working for Child Protection Agencies. I spent a while chatting to Bird, an Iraqi by birth who'd spent his formative years in Baghdad. He moved to Amsterdam with his family to escape oppressive Saddam regime. Bird has a Thai wife and has mastered the local language. He possesses a very British wit. I asked, if money was no barrier whether he would remain in ...
... a car to play with and some small root things that tasted a little sweeter than yams. I went looking for somewhere to print our Cambodia flight tickets and came back to find Spen and the kids at the pool. Which is where we spent most of the day again. I was so tired though, and after lunch I came up to make use of the shower as most the guests were downstairs. A couple turned up with their 22 month old son, and they ended up taking the room next to ours. Millie was ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center