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Ferry across the river to the island at Ayutthaya.
22/9 Bangkok to Ayutthaya

September 26th 2016
There wasn't a great deal of time until the train to Ayutthaya, definitely not enough to do the Chinatown area around Yaowarat road justice. I had spent an afternoon getting lost in the street markets there last summer but didn't realise at the time that the shiny new white temple on the start of Yaowarat road was Wat Traimit, home of the Golden Buddha statue. With two hours before my train and wi ... read more
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