Somjai Place Ayutthaya
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I finally saw the thailand that I was looking for in Ayuthaya. Night market with lots of street food. Temple ruins and modern ones in every corner of town. Well be here for the next 4 days. $14 a night stay at Somjai place and most basic things close by makes it easy to deal with the heat.
It was a bit of a travel to get here. We took a …
We arrived in Ayuthaya after taking the train from Bangkok a little later than scheduled. Thankfully the hostel was easy to find so we were able to dump our bags.
We later found this really nice restaurant which was by the river, and whilst we were there the sun set making the river sparkle.
The food at the restaurant was lovely …
Whilst LG visited the ladies room, I purchased the tickets for Ayutthaya. The little minibus was modern and had aircon,(good start) then a women got in the driving seat and we headed off. Looking at my map app, I noticed we were heading in the wrong direction. LG had her head in a book and I was thinking (I've been entrusted to buy the tickets and …
... so I wandered inside, taking a few pictures and awing at the huge golden Buddha. Then I headed off in search of Wihan Phra Mongkhon Bophit. After cycling down the road and not finding anything I checked the guide book which said it was next door to Samphet (the first one I went to?). Turns out I'd already been in there and not realised... It's the one with the golden Buddha but I was expecting to pay an entrance fee.
To get out of the heat, ...
... modern and Americanized. I walked inside to the sound of some music sang in English and came to find out that Jon had given the shop owner an American music compilation CD. She recognized Jon when he walked in and put it in just for him, which I was pretty amazed at. I guess she doesn’t usually see many foreigners come in so Jon was like an albino in Africa to her. After coffee, we took a long van ride to Ayutthaya, the old capital ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSomjai Place Ayutthaya
Somjai Place is a lovely guesthouse with nice clean rooms with air con. The staff are friendly too, very central location, with the historical city only a 10 minute walk.
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