Couchfish Day 16: Sukhothai

Set towards the centre of Thailand’s north, you’ll find Sukhothai (map link). From the Sanskrit, Sukhothai translates as “dawn of happiness”. Yet it could just as easily be “dawn of the nation” given the pivotal historical role it played.

The Kingdom of Sukhothai ruled for a short period (1238–1438) but it got plenty done in that short spell. Under the r…

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