The Grand Riverside Hotel
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Total write off day..................
we decided to stay another day as Laura still wasn't feeling great, we got free breakfast which was a huge buffet of everything and watched the movie channel all day. Yes we know not the life of a backpacker I hear you say but when you have been in box rooms with no loo roll for weeks it’s …
... what the others were saying until one of the men and I had the same idea. We both asked, "Greenway?" at the same time, and we realized we'd found our guys. They took us in their van (which had an elephant logo on the side) about half an hour down a wide, slightly paved freeway. In the back of the can were a bunch of bags with water sloshing around inside, and we quickly realized that they all contained live fish!! We never figured out what they were actually for, but I think it ...
... provide evidence of the presence of Sinhalese Buddhism in Sukothai, often referred to as the Sri Lankan bell shaped style. The location of the Wat was beautiful, with the ordination hall set in the middle of the reservoir. We were surprised to learn that until 1978, a road ran through the temple, which fortunately the Fine Arts Department of Thailand recognised was not ideal, and rerouted. After fully exhausting the central zone with a visit to the statue of King Rama, to ...
... beasts of burden and important figure in battle of Thais; due to their intelligence, memory and pleasant nature.
We also managed to visit the ruins of Sukhothai, capital of the Sukhothai kingdom in the 13th and 14th centuries. This site got it protection from the Royal Gazette on June 6, 1962 before it was declared on December 12, 1991 as World Heritage Site.
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... same thing. Entering Khon Kaen I try again for a photo of Coffee Krap but a few trees and a faster moving bus mean that I miss the chance again.
We arrive at the bus station at 09:00 and tuk-tuk to the aircon bus station across town and book tickets on the 20:00 bus to Chiangmai for tonight.
Leaving our heavy bags at the station office we walk to the Roma ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking