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2017 - Thailand (Part 2 Ayutthaya)

To the old capital of Thailand.

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Wednesday 23 August
By train to Ayutthaya, with an interesting fish curry and rice for brunch. We stayed at the Tamarind Guest house, directly opposite Phra Ram Park.

We booked an afternoon boat trip around the river which stopped at three temples, Wat Phanam Choeng, Wat Phuttai Sawan and Wat Chaiwatthanaram. The tour was quite interesting and rather damp when we got swamped by the bow wave of a large barge going in the opposite direction.

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Our long tail around the river.

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Wat Phanan Choeng

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The Buddha in Wat Phanam Choeng.

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Urban Ayutthaya.

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Wat Phutthai Sawan.

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Wat Phutthai Sawan.

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Wat Phutthai Sawan.

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Wat Phutthai Sawan.

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Wat Phutthai Sawan.

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Wat Phutthai Sawan (and a rather menancing sky).

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More urban Ayutthaya.

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Ferries crossing the river.

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Saint Joseph's Church.

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Wat Chaiwatthanaram.

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A Chinese karaoke boat!

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Wat Chaiwatthanaram.

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Wat Chaiwatthanaram.

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Wat Chaiwatthanaram.

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Wat Chaiwatthanaram.

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Wat Chaiwatthanaram.

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Wat Chaiwatthanaram.

Dinner was a very good restaurant close to the guest house. Good food and ice cold beer.

Thursday 24 August

A long walk through the Phra Ram Park. We tried to use bicycles but Hung was having trouble with hers. "It not listen to me!" as she fell off and skinned her knee.

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The lake in the middle of the old city.

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Phra Ram Park.

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More of Phra Ram Park.

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Phra Ram Park.

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Wat Phra Si Sanphet.

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Wat Phra Si Sanphet

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Wat Phra Si Sanphet.

It was a very hot day so we stopped in a cafe by the canal.

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A monitor lizard.

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A monitor lizard crawling out from the canal.

A lazy afternoon and dinner in the same place.

Posted by nzhamsta 12:00 Archived in Thailand Tagged boats temples Comments (0)

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