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We woke up as early as possible with our dodgy sleeping pattern. We grabbed snacks from one or the millions of 7-elevens, then went to the nearest bust station. The buses are much more pleasant than ours, with a fare collector, instead of paying the bus driver, and even a TV! We got to the bus to victory monument, which has a massive ring road around it full of minibuses. We had already researched this part so ...
... was another temple that was ruined by the war against the Burmese. One of the things the Burmesew did was to “behead” all the Buddha statues so there were loads of headless Buddhas lined up in rows. There is one head that still remains intact and it has no body as it is entangled in the roots of a tree. We walked around this temple before we jumped back on the bikes and cycled around the corner plast the old palace and to the Wihaan Phra Mongkhon ...
... of crumbling foundations of brick; the place contains headless and broken apart Buddha statues. The first thing we saw entering was a stone Buddha head laying on the ground. It is hard to imagine what the area would have looked like in the 14th century but with towering brick structures it does not fail to impress.
The next temple was Wat Phra Ram built in 1912, this was a smaller temple so we found some shade under a tree and stood for a while as ...
... need to be respectfully dressed. The museum displays about 2,400 pieces in three separate buildings. Another 22,000 pieces are stored in the reserve collection.Building 1 is the original building with Buddha images & architectural fragments on the ground floor. Facing you as you go in is the head of a large Buddha image - the rest has not been found-which is bronze cast and recovered from Wat Dharmikaraj dated to the 13th-14th century.. A display of Buddha images of many shapes ...
... a characteristic of reclining images made in the Middle Ayutthaya period – after the 16th century! Interesting facts from what I learned from the tour guide! It pays to listen once in a while! Hehehe!
One thing was sure! It provided me with good photo opportunities since we were the only group around, the previous ...
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