Travel Blogs from Ayutthaya
... shop selling tshirts which he liked, so he was happy with his discovery.
We had a rice dish from a local cafe and then for desert we went back to the little cafe (where Rune had his chilli experience) for ice cream sundaes. Yum!
It is our last night here and there is still so much we havent seen, this area is full of history and amazement. For kids it just like being in the land of Indiana ...
... It was only $10 because we were such good hagglers. Chatuchak is too huge for you to absorb it all in. My aunt said that if you see something you want, you have to buy it then because the chances of you finding that same stall again are slim.
On Sunday we took a train (20 baht = $0.66) to Ayutthaya which is about 40 km away. It used to be the capital of Thailand until the Burmese came and destroyed it. Now it is a large tourist attraction because of all of ...
... another little bus station where we got a mini bus to Kanchanaburi. The journey should have probably taken 2 hours, but as the driver was hellbent on breaking every speed limit imaginable, 1 hour later, we arrived! JM was quite oblivious to the crazy drive as he was asleep all the way there. We were extremely happy with our accommodation in Kanchanaburi- the uniquely named 'Thai Guesthouse'. £10/night, big clean room, good location, lovely owners. Great. Our next door ...
Heute werden wir um 8.00 Uhr von Mr Pop, unserem privaten Fahrer, abgeholt und zuerst nach Ayutthaya gefahren. Unterwegs machen wir einen Kaffeehalt an einer Autobahntankstelle. Nach unserem kleinen zMorgepicknick geht’s wieder auf die Autobahn. Plötzlich der Schreck: Andy’s Rucksack ist nicht im Auto!! Mr. Pop reisst das Steuerrad rum zum Pannenstreifen und wir fahren rückwärts (!) zur Tankstelle zurück. Mit jedem Meter, resp. jeder Sekunde steigt die Nervosität ...
... trip full of beautiful images and endless knowledge, but oh how the knees have fallen. I hit my limit at about 10 hours and lacked the ability to do all that much walking after that. But I thoroughly enjoyed myself otherwise. Overall, I don't have to much to say about Ayutthaya as it is only a quick trip out of Bangkok and not alot is happening except for wat city, but it was totally worth the trip. And ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking