April 2015. A day spent touring Thailand’s amazing Ayuthaya Historical Park throws up a seemingly infinite string of architectural gems around every corner. Dating back to 1538, the magnificent and nightmarish-to-pronounce Wihaan Phra Mongkhon Bophit Temple lies adjacent to the ruins of Wat Phra Si Sanphet. A huge bronze Buddha (one of Thailand’s largest at 12.15 metres high) […]Read More
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April 2015. I was lucky enough to spend an entire day touring Thailand’s mind-blowing Ayuthaya Historical Park. It was hot, hard work that day for my rickety, rented bicycle and I, but the rewards seemed infinite as I came upon discovery after discovery. For most people the park is just too big and the stifling temperatures […]Read More
April 2015. Packed with ruined palaces and ancient crumbling temples, Ayuthaya Historical Park is a fascinating wonderland documenting the grandeur of the ancient kingdom of Siam. Picking up a bicycle from one of the many rental shops in town, I spent an amazing day exploring the faded majesty of one Thailand’s most fascinating sites. The first […]Read More
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