Asia travel blog

Bree and Meg at the entrance to the Historical Park

At the hotel

Lynn and Bree with ruins behind

Stunning backdrop

 

Rivers, Paul and Arthur

Buddhist Monks

 

Monks with Girls !

Enjoying the sunset

A lovely day with the Braatveds !


A 6 hour van ride (and many stops for the "Happy Room" brought us to Sukhothai which is about 427 km north of Bangkok and was founded in 1238. Sukhothai was the capital of the Thai Empire for approximately 140 years. Today 193 temples are excavated and partly reconstructed. We rented bicycles and toured through ruins in the Sukothai Historical Park. We enjoyed a beautiful sunset before heading back for a fabulous New Year's Eve dinner, Thai style with lots of chillis.

Happy New Year 2009 !



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