Last Updated on February 22, 2021
..Sukhothai is mainly known for its old city – ancient ruins of the capital of the former Sukhothai kingdom. The new town, 10 miles east of the site, does not have much to offer visitors other than hotels, but turned out to be a great place to observe daily Thai life. There is a morning and a night market, monks building new temples or repairing others damaged in last year’s heavy floods. We shuffled through the markets, made small talk with vendors and found fruits we had never tried before.
It was a very relaxed affair – no one shouting or haggling to sell anything. From the looks of this guy, there was no need to worry. His goods will sell, whether he gets up out of that chair or not!