Too funny to watch them try to raise it using ropes and barrels. Of course, they're in that nasty Chao Praya River and even submerged to tie off the ropes (can you say intravenous antibiotics?). By morning they had only raised the canopy part of the boat.
We've now done PLANES,TRAINS, AUTOMOBILES, & TUK-TUK 11/7/09 November 7th 2009 With one last day left, we say goodbye to Ayutthaya and take the train south to Bangkok. We ended up taking a cheapo 3rd class train. We left at 6:40AM so lack of air conditioning and other amenities was fine and for basically $1 total for both of us, it's a bargain. Took 2 hours to reach Bangkok since we stopped at every lil po-dunk crossing in rural Thailand. It was an enjoyable trip and we like ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Bangkok A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more