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Nov 28, 2008 - Ancient Ruins

11-28 Traveled by train from Bangkok to Ayuthaya en route to Phitsanulok. Ayuthaya (capital of Siam 1350-1767) was sacked by the invading Burmese in the 18th century, after which the capital relocated to Bangkok. In the morning despite a carefully laid-out plan to make the 8:30 express, we still somehow managed to miss the train despite buying the tickets. Arrived in Ayuthaya near noon, and immediately went to lunch where both elliot and celeste managed to drop their fruit shakes on themselves. After a whirlwind 3-hour tour of the ruins we...

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