After 6 hours of bus ride, we finally reached Sukhothai. When we reached old Sukhothai Bus Terminal, it’s 1130PM late at night. We were the only 2 girls that alighted there, right outside Sukhothai Historical Park. It’s kind of creepy because there’s no one on the street. Ok, I know it’s close to midnight. Because the resort we booked is located inside Sukhothai Historical Park, there was no way for us to head there on our own with 2 luggages. We called the resort staff to pick us up from the bus terminal. Waited and waited. After 15 minutes, we finally saw a car that seems like he’s looking for someone so we went closer to the road. We got onto the car without really knowing whether he was the right person. I know it’s dangerous but there’s no other ways. On the way to the resort, it’s all dark. There’s no street lamp at all. To ensure that he was bringing us towards the right direction, I turned on my google map. See, internet is always useful when you are overseas. Alright, we reached our resort safely 🙂
Baan Rim Klong is a very small resort owned by a couple. There are only 9 rooms available in the resort. The whole resort is designed by the owner who used to be an Architect back in Bangkok. The resort has a very homely, relaxing and peaceful feel. Good place to go if you want to escape from the busy city.
There’s no official check in to be done. We were brought to our room (S-03) when we reached there. The room was well maintained. Very nice and clean. The only thing that I dislike about was the toilet. It’s too hot! Other than that, everything was good.
Right outside our room
The little decoration
We had a good sleep. Woke up at 1o30 for breakfast. It was a simple breakfast but it tasted good. Actually, the breakfast lasted until 0930 only but the lady boss was nice enough to make us breakfast. Thank you sweetie!
Watermelon served before breakfast
The simple but nice breakfast
We have recharged ourselves and it’s time to head out again! Our mode of transport was cycling. We rent our bike from Baan Rim Klong Resort at the cost of 50 BAHT for the whole day. It’s very very cheap.
Our first station was to the bus terminal to buy our ticket back to Bangkok the next day. On our way to the bus terminal, we passed by the beautiful river. Stopped by and took some photos of it.
The scenic view
Continued with our journey. From Baan Rim Klong Resort to the bus terminal, it took about 10 – 15 minutes by cycling. We stopped by a few times because we were unfamiliar with the road. Followed the map and we finally reached our destination. The bus terminal is right after (on the right) Wat Mai.
Old Sukhothai Map
We bought the ticket that leave the terminal at 940PM. It costs about 359 BAHT. We took a short break before proceeding with our journey.
The place to buy bus ticket
Tired but still smiling 🙂
Enough of rest and it’s time to get our ass off the chair though we really don’t want to. We went to Wat Tra Phang Thong (a very small temple) which was located right opposite the bus ticketing store. By the way, Sukhothai is all about temples 🙂
Taken at a small bridge
The photographer 😀
Buddha’s Foot Print
Buddha’s Foot Print
For every station that we went, we stopped by to rest and hydrate ourselves before cycling to the next station. It’s important to hydrate yourself especially in such a hot weather (close to 40 degree celsius).
And our next destination was Sukhothai Historical Park, the main attraction in the old Sukhothai. The entrance to the park was 100 BAHT. If you are cycling there, you got to pay for bicycle entrance too! It’s about 20 BAHT per bicycle if I am not wrong. I thought that the historical park is a nice place to take photos because there’s a lot of heritage which we won’t see it in Singapore. The park itself is quite big. It has different temples located within the park. We took about 2 hours to tour around. Now, I shall let the photos do the job 🙂
Sukhothai Historical Park
Overview of Wat Mahathat
Entrance to Wat Mahathat
Within Wat Mahathat
Half way through, it started raining. We were so lucky that there was a cafe right in front of us when it started raining. Went in to the cafe to get shelter and grab some food. We ordered Thai Ice Milk Tea (as usual) and Thailand cup noodle! The cup noodle tasted so good! As usual, the Thai Ice Milk Tea was damn sweet.
Never fail to camwhore
The air con was so cooling that we were so reluctant to get out of our seat. If we don’t, probably won’t be able to get back to our resort before the sky turns dark.
The bridge to another temple
Wat Sa Si
Thank you Vivian for the beautiful shot!
The last station in the Historical Park
Exit the historical park and headed towards the direction back to our resort. Wanted to get back to the resort before the sky turns dark because there’s no street lamp!
We visited two other temples on our way back to our resort.
Ta Pha Daeng Shrine
We reached our resort at about 4PM. Had a hot shower and headed out for dinner at 6PM.
Sweat like hell
There was no other place to go for dinner other than ordering in the resort. They have quite a few items on the Menu. We ordered macaroni, tom yum fried rice and fried egg. I love their macaroni and egg. Don’t really like the tom yum fried rice because there’s too much herbs in it.
Macaroni with Sausage
Tom yum fried rice
We headed back to our room after dinner. That’s it for the day! Goodnight!