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Jan 22, 2009 - Sukothai, Ancient ruins and a baby elephant

John I hope you are enjoying our trip journal and not just blowing it off. We are having a lot of fun. Right now we are in Thailand. We just got back from an ancient wat (that’s a Buddha church). We rented bikes and rode around. That was fun. But I got sick half way through so mom and I rode back and had a coke. I didn’t like the rest of the day so much - me always complaining about my stomach and nobody liked the red ants in the grass there. The wats are not as interesting as the Catholic churches. They are not as colorful and don’t have...

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Dec 30, 2008 - Sukothai

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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