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How to go from Bangkok to Ayutthaya 's archaeological city

Bangkok is an enormous city, with many activities that to do inside the city and in his surroundings. A trip that is possible to do for one day is to Ayutthaya city, at only 1 hour and a half from Bangkok (80km), Ayutthaya is a city full of history, the old capital of the kingdom of Siam, with an archaeological zone of almost 15km squares was declared Heritage of the Humanity by the UNESCO in 1991, it was an important economic and trade center, located in an equidistant point between China and India, was in his moment the most active city connecting East and West, in his epoch of maximum brilliance in Ayutthaya there existed more than 1500 temples and 4000 statues which were destroyed by the Birmano army. 436 more words

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Monkeying Around at Swayambhunath

One of my favourite places in Kathmandu is the Swayambhunath Temple. Part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Swayambhunath is a Tibetan Buddhist site of worship atop a substantial hill in the Kathmandu Valley, and is well known for its resident holy monkeys. 707 more words

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New on 500px : Three Buddha statues by khoitran by khoitran

The building has three generations Buddha 76m in height above the sea. Electric height 34m and has an area of ​​2370m2, located three Buddha statues: a 7.2 m high cheese, weighing 50 tons was cast in solid brass. 20 more words

What Sort of Biscuit are You?

What sort of biscuit are you?

The question came about one night while working with a guy called Bob.  “I’m a soft centre,”  He said.  “Would never hurt anyone.” 297 more words

Temple Graffiti

Found this Graffiti on a wall in a derelict building next to a Chinese Temple in Ban Chang, Thailand.

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