Sukhothai- Wat Traphang Thong and giving Alms to Monks

Wat Traphang Thong is centrally located in Sukhothai outside the historical park. The “temple of the golden pond.” is on an island in a small lake. It’s lit at night, very pretty, and a great place to watch the sunset.  It is the only one of the ancient temples within the old city walls thatContinue reading “Sukhothai- Wat Traphang Thong and giving Alms to Monks”

Bangkok to Sukhothai and The Sukhothai Historical Park Central Zone

We took a bus from Bangkok to Sukhothai. You can also get there by plane or by train although it’s a one hour bus ride to Sukhothai from the train station. We picked the bus because it was cheap and direct. We were told 650 Bht each but we ended up having to pay 850Continue reading “Bangkok to Sukhothai and The Sukhothai Historical Park Central Zone”

Bangkok Floating Market Tour and Fancy Dining

This was to be our last day in Bangkok for a while and we had never been to the floating market. We enjoyed our floating market tour in Vietnam so we booked a tour to see the floating market in Damnoen Saduak for 300 Bht each. They were supposed to pick us up at 7:00Continue reading “Bangkok Floating Market Tour and Fancy Dining”

Christmas Day in Bangkok -Chinatown

We started our day with a pre-breakfast walk around the neighbourhood We were staying at the New Siam 3 on Soi Rambutri  which is about 500m from Khaosan road. It’s our go- to hotel in Bangkok. Christmas is not celebrated here. You do see decorations, Santas and holiday displays but the kids all go toContinue reading “Christmas Day in Bangkok -Chinatown”

Ottawa to Bangkok Again

This was our second trip to Thailand and we can confirm that it is still a long way from Ottawa to Bangkok. We started the trip in Ottawa with a 5:00 pm flight to Toronto. We had a very fancy dinner at A&W before boarding a 12 ½ hour flight to Dubai on Air Canada.Continue reading “Ottawa to Bangkok Again”