The ancient city of Ayutthaya is less than fifty miles north of Bangkok and well worth the visit. It was the Thai capital for 417 years and during this time thirty-three Kings of different dynasties ruled the kingdom until it was destroyed by the Burmese in 1767. Ayutthaya is strategically located on an island surrounded by three rivers
- Asia, Thailand
- Buddhist, Chakri Dynasty, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Mom Sangwan, Prince Mahidol, seasons greetings, Songkhla, Thai, Thai King, Thai nation, Thai people, Thailand, world heritage site
People in the United States usually associate the month of December with Christmas trees, prime rib, and Hallmark Channel reruns. It has become a tradition for Adventure People to flock to someplace tropical during this month and this year was no exception. We just returned from the amazing country of Thailand! It is true to
- longtail boat, Reclining Buddha, Southeast Asia, Thailand, tuk tuk, Wat Pho
Our first day in Thailand was spent in Bangkok, the nation’s capital as well as the most populated city in the country, with over 8 million residents occupying the 605 square mile city. We arrived early on the morning of December 2nd and after we freshened up a bit, we decided to explore the city.