Thailand : Wat Phra That Lampang Luang 1/2
In Lampang we visited the Temple of Lampang’s great Bouddha that supposed to preserve a relic from Bouddha in the main Chedi of the Temple. Here is the main entrance with its big monster’s heads.
Monster’s head at the entrance of the Temple
Gold gate of Wat Phra That Lampang Luang
Thailand : Lampang Province
Then we moved ahead up to the north. Our final destination was the gold triangle, at the border with Myanmar and Cambodia. During our trip, around Lampang Province, we saw wonderful landscapes with green rice fields and workers bent picking the precious rice.
Rice fields in Lampang
It was very touching for us see those people so kind, friendly and smiling with us, despite bad work condition
Rice workers in Lampang province covered to protect from the sun
Thailand : Wat Yai Chai Mongkol Temple
Wat Yai Chai Mongkol, the temple of the reclined Buddha, is also famouse for the high Stupa which mesure 62,10 meters in height and was built with 28.144 tons of brick.
The high Stupa
Buddha statues surround the Stupa
Statue of Buddha
Ayutthaya was the second amazing stop of the north Thailand trip. We visited the Wat Yai Chai Mongkol temple, better known as the Temple of the Reclined Bouddha.
Thailand : the reclined Bouddha
Thailand : Royal Palace Bang Pa-In
After our visits in the south of Bangkok, coming back from the Floting Market, we stopped one day in Bangkok and then started the north tour. It took around 6 days and the first stop we made was in Bang Pa-In, Aiuttaya province, where we visited the Royal Palace, also known as Summer Palace.
The Royal Palace
We stepped in …
Bang Pa-In – Bread merchant in front of the Royal Palace
Thailand : Local food
In Amphawa Canal is full of vendors with their boats, serving food and drinks.
Those amazing women can cook and serve food directly from their local boats. I’ve tasted wonderful fish and vegetarians dish and in the night we also had an incredibile boat tour, seeing fireflies along the canal.
Amphawa, dinner along the Canal
Amphawa, local vendor
Amphawa, fish specialties