26 awesome pictures of Ayutthaya, Thailand

Ayutthaya was founded in 1350 at the north of today’s Bangkok. By the year 1700 it was a flourishing and prosperous city, and largest city in the world with about 1 million population. However in the 1760’s a Burmese invasion burnt the city almost completely to the ground. Thus, what we have today is many […]

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Shangri-la, Stunning scenery of a mythical town

Shangri-la once was a fictional place. A mythical Buddhist monastery lost in the Himalayas, stronghold of wisdom and happiness, where it’s inhabitants didn’t age. This was a novel Created by British writer James Hilton in his 1933, “lost horizons”. After that in 1937 the Frank Capra’s film based on the novel ended popularizing the Shangri-la […]

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Most beautiful Thailand temple: Wat Si Chum

A eleven meters high statue in a roofless cage. A small opening, almost a crack within, allows the Big Buddha to observe the travelers coming. One hand points to the ground and his serene eyes gaze in to the infinity. The cats that roam the temple sometimes lie down on his lap and he smiles, […]

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