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  • Tom 10:54 am on December 3, 2009 Permalink
    Tags: , Ayutthaya World Heritage, , Cultural Heritage Site, , , , Krung Si Ayutthaya, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, , Thailand capital, The Great Kings, , , World Cultural Heritage Site,   

    Grand celebration for Ayutthaya as World Heritage 

    Ayutthaya World Heritage site

    Ayutthaya World Heritage site: fotopedia.com

    The Ayutthaya World Heritage and Red Cross Fair 2009 will be held from 11-20 December 2009 at the Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Historical Park to celebrate its prestigious title as a World Cultural Heritage Site.

    Highlights of the event are agricultural exhibitions, a food fair, a Thai-style country song singing contest, floating market activities, cultural performances and a beauty pageant. Booths selling locally-made OTOP products and well known goods from 16 districts can be enjoyed as well as.

    Ayutthaya was declared a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1991. (More …)

  • Tom 9:36 pm on December 1, 2009 Permalink
    Tags: , , , , Ko Phraya Petch, , Lop Buri River, natural habitat, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Posing Thai Elephants, Royal Elephant Kraal, ,   

    Ko Phraya Petch: a refuge for ferocious elephants 

    2 elephants bathing, crystal clear sea, white sand, wild jungle

    2 elephants bathing, crystal clear sea, white sand, wild jungle: Flickr.com

    Ferocious killer elephants have been capturing headlines–and public wonder–in Thailand’s local news, but the reasons for the mounting numbers of elephants with an attitude–just why they have become ferocious, is not clear. However, in Thailand’s central Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya province, there is an ancient sanctuary founded long ago dedicated solely to provide shelter to calm the spirits of disturbed elephants and to provide them a grounding place to live quietly.

    Not only is this elephant shelter, the so-called ‘Ko Phraya Petch’, for brutal elephants, but next to it is Ayutthaya province’s Royal Elephant Kraal, where others including the most recent killer elephant called ‘Natalie’ are looked after. (More …)

  • Tom 6:14 pm on September 3, 2009 Permalink
    Tags: ancient sites, , , , Kamphaeng Phet, , Mae Wong, Mae Wong Nation Park, Nation Park, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, , Sakae Krang, Sakae Krang River, , , , Unseen Thailand, , Uthani, Wat Chantharam, Wat Tha Sung, , World Heritage Sites   

    Invitation to the “Thai Route to 3 World Heritage Sites” caravan 

    Thai Route to 3 World Heritage Sites

    Thai Route to 3 World Heritage Sites

    Invitation to the “Thai Route to 3 World Heritage Sites” caravan

    3-6 September 2009, 3 nights 4 days, special price of only 2,699 Baht

    TAT Sukhothai, Uthai Thani and Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Offices invite everyone to participate in the “Thai Route to 3 World Heritage Sites” caravan that will follow the route from Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya-Kamphaeng Phet-Uthani. (More …)

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