Travel Blogs from Phetchaburi
... theme here in Thailand that the people put in an insane amount of work for what they care about. It was pretty cool.
After the museum we went out for lunch. Today we ate North Eastern Thai food. It was lovely food but was super spicy after a while. Now I know what they are I've noticed the tiny cucumbers are served with meals all the time. Gayoon recommended I ate one when the spice got too much for me. The two of them ganged up on me today. Apparently ...
Wow. I'm not even joking, today was a day full of monkeys in beautiful scenery. They're everywhere around temples and tourist attractions in Phetchaburi.
We decided that if it didn't rain today we would walk up Khao Wang (the hill in Phetchaburi) to visit the palace and temple up there. We were lucky that it had rained most of the night and the weather was lovely in the morning. So we set out bright and early for our day of sightseeing.
... down. I'm glad and excited we are going now!
Urban Chumpon was our first stop off, it seemed easy to escape mass tourism the closer you got to Bangkok, many tourists pass through the area on the mad dash to the island so you can easily find towns and cities where you still feel like an oddity to the locals. Chumpon had the usual heady mix of street vendors and hectic small city life.
My main memory of the place will be unfortunately tainted ...
... food is excellent.
Dinner done we ventured outside for a wander and have a look at some of the displays and a bit of window shopping. The elephants were fed with bananas and everyone got a good close up of them.
We saw the elephants doing a show performing how they pull logs, entered the water to cool off, drink and dance.
Moving into the large auditorium we saw a cultural show of:
b. Thai Boxing, ...
... were done cleaning. I guess he was really hungry. He didn't bother us and we just continued cleaning while he got into more trouble.
10:30 am - Enrichment & Water Round
We decided to do both the enrichments and water round together since there were 2 of us and it would be faster.
12:00 pm - Lunch Time.
Lunch time was the same as usual, I was pretty tired of the food by Friday and only ate tofu and ...
Other places to stay in Phetchaburi
555 Moo 1, Tambol Rai-Som, Amphur Muang, Phetchaburi | Hotelfrom $23
259/9 Cha-am Beach, Phetchaburi | Hotelfrom $25
80/1-5 Moo 1 Anamai Rd., Phetchaburi | Hotelfrom $84
82/6 Moo 6, Petchkasem Rd., Had Chao Samran, Amphur Muang, Phetchaburi | Hotelfrom $40