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    Train to Ayutthaya

    Went to Ayutthaya for the weekend and we did the whole rent a tuk tuk for the day and visit temples & ruins thing.

    Went there on the train, going there we went second class air con which was 240 each.. on the way back only 3rd class was available and it was 15 baht each! #LivingTheDream


    Stayed in nice chalet style loom next to a big lily pond. It was about 23 quid a night

    Here are some pics taken with Samsung s8 phone and my shiny new 120baht tripod


















































































    Food pics















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    Had breakfast with a fish





    Tuk tuk


    Bats at night



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    Great trip report there Punts

    Good to see the rumors of your early demise were unfounded.

    Even was OK with the food shots.

    What's with the goats?

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    We went to a Elephant place thinking it was a ethical place where they treat them nice... but it wasn't .. they were trying to sell rides and crap like that

    so we ignored the elephants and got involved with the goats

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    Knew potato-head would be back.

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    Well done punty. Is that the ruskie I see in a couple of those pics?

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    dam fine photos for a camera;
    thinking it might be time to hang up the nikons

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    Thanks for the pix, Europe was in ruins after WW2 there were still many bombsites when I was a child. The Europeans rebuilt, I guess the indolence, karma and now a generation used to selling ruins to gapers means they'll be left as monuments to a civilization that failed to stop the Burmese or despite surrounded by water to develop reliable plumbing
    I went to buy some camouflage trousers the other day but I couldn’t find any.

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    Hey SP,
    Welcome back. Glad to see you proved man of us wrong. Appears you are getting on with with the Gal you met.

    Also Thanks for the pics albeit I have some of the exact ones you posted from virtually the same angle and height.

    Quote Originally Posted by Phuketrichard
    dam fine photos for a camera;
    thinking it might be time to hang up the nikons
    Yes I agree. I have the S7 and wife the S8 and smartphones take outstanding pictures and beat the hell out of carrying a camera around. I have a Cannon Rebel that I seldom use unless I am going to use the telephoto lens.

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    Night time photos are pretty shit on them.

    Nice to see youre still courting Punty and broke her like a horse off 4 star hotels, fine dining and 1500 baht taxi journeys you cheap fuck





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    Ruddy hell Punty!
    Decent looking thread!
    You gone all cultural on us?

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    The train never arrives on time.

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    Could it be SP is luv'd up looking forward to the wedding pictures.

    Nice thread can't send you a green been told to spread some Reputation ,so will give joop joop with tongues of course.

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    Excellent photos SP. Was the MIL with you, or is she wrapped up warm back in Novosibirsk?

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    Nice one Punty!! That'll learn em!! Glad you have finally settled on one lady!!

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    I've flicked through these pics pissed. But fair play, piccies look interesting. Always wished that I'd visit there myself.

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    great pictures

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    Eloping SP

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    Ayutthaya is not exactly cheap....

    All the ruins have foreigner entrance fees ranging from 50 - 200 baht.
    Those river prawns were 500 a pop
    Tuktuks are 200 an hour for rental and single journeys are also steep.

    You can get even better smartphone results by using a small tripod because you can play with the 'pro' settings like exposure, shutter, iso etc and the phone needs to be perfectly still.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ShrewedPunter
    Ayutthaya is not exactly cheap....
    Wot, not even to a high-flyer like you who could earn $50k per month if he could be bovvered??

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    We've all been to A-Uterus. Show us pix of your babe.

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    Whats the big hairy thing on the right?
    Mother in law?

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    ^^your babe has nice sweet eyes, Punty.

    Thanks for the pics, brings back nice memories of Ayutthaya. Like you, I took the train to get there, 3rd class. Then took minivan back to Bkk.

    Next, you'll be doing cultural tours of neighboring countries. When's the next long weekend/ holiday? 555. Cheers!

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    no sign of the Russian bird ?

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