2013/02/24 18:00 - Uncategorized    1 Comment

Sukhothai

400km north of Bangkok, Sukhothai¬†is an ancient capital of the Siam kingdom. When we arrived at the airport (with a propeller plane), you instantly get the feeling that it won’t be a big city. The modern city (“New Sukhothai”), where most of the hotels are, is a few kilometers west of the old city and Historical Park.

We went for a full-day bicycle tour to the Historical Park. The tour started in the modern city, so we rode between 30 and 40 km through the countryside. It was a really pleasant adventure with many charming temples and statues.

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  • […] nice but in a way too similar to the smaller ones in Bangkok (maybe because we were enchanted by Sukhothai¬†the previous day). The old city is nice, but in some parts too touristy. A little bit outside of […]