Ayutthaya & Dinner Cruise

May 30, 2017 Today we visited Ayutthaya. Ayutthaya was built just to the east of the spectacular ruins of the capital of the Ayutthaya kingdom, a Siamese power destroyed by Burmese invasion in the 18th century. Ayutthaya is a modern Thai city studded with archeological wonders. Headless Buddhas and crumbling but still-beautiful reliquary towers and… Continue reading Ayutthaya & Dinner Cruise

Hospital Visit/Foundation & Scholarship

May 26, 2017 Day 8 in beautiful Thailand! This morning we made a visit to a local hospital. Although we were informed that the hospital was frequented mainly by foreigners and upper-class Thai, I was still surprised by the quality of the hospital. We also learned a lot about the health care system here in… Continue reading Hospital Visit/Foundation & Scholarship