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Bells at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Monday, December 31st, 2018
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep Thailand

The bells of Wat Phra That Doi Suthep Wat Phra That Doi Suthep is one of the most popular places to visit in North Thailand’s capital of Chiang Mai. Located on top of a nearby hilltop the wat attracts thousands of tourists a year. That’s said I’ve never felt it to be overcrowded. Then again… Continue reading more »

Wat Mahathat, Sukhothai at night, Thailand – photograph

Sunday, December 31st, 2017
Wat Mahathat, Sukothai Temples at night, Thailand

Sukhothai’s most impressive temple at night I previously wrote about Sukhothai’s temples at night. They are impressive. Of all of them this one of Wat Mahathat is perhaps the best. While Thailand’s beaches often get the most attention there’s so much to the Kingdom of a thousand smiles than just sand and sea. Sukhothai to… Continue reading more »

Sukhothai temples at night

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Visiting Sukhothai Historical Park at Night Most people only think about visiting Sukhothai Historical park during the day. I highly recommend you try to visit it at night when it is lit up beautifully. One of the reasons very few people visit Sukhothai historical park at night is that there’s very little information about it… Continue reading more »

Wat Sra Sri & the lesser known temples of Sukhothai Historial Park

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
Wat on Khao, Sukhothai, Thailand

Unknown & lesser visited temples of Sukhothai Historical Park Most of the big impressive temples have already been covered in my guide to Sukhothai Historical Park. They are all really worth visiting as obligatory – must sees. But what of the others that you’ll walk by on the way? Those large brick chedi’s, broken wats… Continue reading more »

Wat Sa Si, Sukhothoi, Thailand

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
Wat Sa Si, Sukhothoi, Thailand

Wat Sa Si is one of three not to be missed temples After Wat Mahathat and Wat Si Chum it’s easy to place Wat Sa Si as the third “must see” temple in Sukhothai Historical Park. Set on two small moat islands it looks great close up and from a distance across the water. It’s nickname… Continue reading more »

How long should I stay in Sukhothai? (The never ending sunset)

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
Rice Padi, Sukhothai, Thailand

Sukhothai offers me a place to simply enjoy // I’m a little behind due to the Nepal earthquakes so I’m just going to pick up in Sukhothai where I left off. When I first came to Sukhothai I was unsure about how long I would stay. It all depended on the temples. If they were… Continue reading more »

Wat Sangkawat – two lonely hidden temples

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015
Wat Phra Phai Luang, Sukhothai, Thailand

Wat Sangkawat is worth a visit for the solitude Sukhothai has many grand temples. Most look clean, neat and well kept for near on 400 year old buildings. On the outskirts of Sukhothai you will find various ruins that are no more than bricks or broken stone blocks. Not so exciting. There are however two somewhat… Continue reading more »