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Travel Blogs from Ayutthaya
... with a big bronze Buddha), Wat Phra Si Samphet (which was the largest temple with its 3 big cheddis), Wat Lokayasutha (with a big reclining Buddha), Wat Maha That (with a Buddha head in the roots of a tree).
After a final evening and night, we went to the bus station the next morning, only to discover that the bus we had booked to Sukhotai had been cancelled (apparently we were the only ones we had requested ...
... with a glass of Chenin Blanc and a view overlooking the vineyard. We were given the "worst seat" in the house in a sunny corner table for two with a great view of the pond. One day the Thais will realize what they are missing out on by avoiding soaking up the sun, but until that day, I will gladly do it for them! Next, we went to Primo Piazza, a small Italian town set-up, with sexy food (like gelato and crepes), and ten trillion backdrops for a Thai selfie. There were farm animals ...
... actual fact the stories were really good and extremely detailed and I enjoyed them immensely, from my room in the adjacent building!!
And it’s not about the German couple who spent a full two hours loudly regaling their adventures to family and friends back home, whilst seated in a restaurant filled with other patrons. Oblivious to the fact their son was misbehaving, and running the already extremely ...
... the whole way. We had VIP seats which reclined, blankets, free food and drink and a 1 stop over! It flew by! Once arriving in Chang Mai at around 6.30am we still needed sleep. Had a bit of a trauma with the hotel as check in time wasn't until 11am but I was that tired I pretty much cried at reception and they let us have a room to shower and sleep in until ours was ready! :) We then woke up around 2pm (pretty late but we must have needed it) ... And went and met our tour ...
... the highlight of our time in Ayuthaya was the quirky choice Leon and the boys made to have a Thai treatment done to their feet. It was very entertaining! The three of them dunked their feet into a tank of thousands of little fish which immediately took to eating the dead skin from their feet. Leon described the experience saying "this does not feel good" and as if his feet were being electrocuted over and over. The boys didn't last the entire 15 minute treatment, ...
Other places to stay in Ayutthaya
223/18 Moo 8 Patone Rd., Ayutthaya | Hotelfrom $53
69/16 Soi Buawan, Ayutthaya | 3 star hotelfrom $12
12 / 3 Moo 7 Tumbol Klongsuanplu, Ayutthaya | Hotelfrom $95
56 Moo 6 Baan Koh, Ayutthaya | 3 star hotelfrom $63