AnneMarie and Andrew

Annemarie and Andrew – Trekking Asia

Sukhothai to Ayutthaya


Posted on Jan 23, 2014

In an attempt to get fit we walked the one mile from the hotel (a 2 minute walk from the bridge in Sukhothai) to the bus station with our rucksacks. We are getting used to them now and can walk reasonable distances with the weight on our backs. There are two ways to get to the bus station, walk down the site of the main road which is busy and rather indirect or take the much shorter route down a number of back streets (we only managed...

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Sukhothai: Si Satchanalai


Posted on Jan 23, 2014

We had booked two days in Sukhothai, the first for cycling around the historical city of Sukhothai, but the second day wasn’t so easy to fill. We had booked two days because one day in Sukhothai didn’t sound like enough time to properly explore, so we added another day and then played it by ear once there. Apart from the historical city there is nothing else to see or do in Sukhothai (that we could find). This probably...

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Sukhothai: Sukhothai Historical Park


Posted on Jan 20, 2014

We are staying in New Sukhothai which is about 12km (8 miles) from the old city of Sukhothai. Sukhothai was the capital of the Sukhothai Kingdom, one of the early kingdoms of Thailand and covered most of modern Thailand and Laos, from the Vietnamese border and well down the Malay peninsula. The kingdom survived for about 200 years, meaning Sukhothai was an important city for long enough to build some impressive buildings and be...

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