This is a small Wat (Thaï Temples) in Ayutthaya, the ancient capital of Thaïland. A Wat in an area where no tourists go in this city not very turistic but soooo beautiful!! I took 3 exposures that I blended manually in Photoshop to achieve this rendering. I was not happy with the colored picture that resulted so I switched finally to B&W.
I hope you'll like it!!
I definitely recommend Ayutthaya for a visit, a village of ruins you can discover entirely by bike with no traffic... One crazy thing, Ayutthaya was the city with the most inhabitants on Earth during the 15th-17th centuries!!!!
A bit of history:
The city was founded in 1350 by King U Thong, who went there to escape a smallpox outbreak in Lop Buri and proclaimed it the capital of his kingdom, often referred to as the Ayutthaya kingdom or Siam. Ayutthaya became the second Siamese capital after Sukhothai. Its remains, characterized by the prang (reliquary towers) and gigantic monasteries, give an idea of its past splendour. It is estimated that Ayutthaya by the year 1600 had a population of about 300,000, with the population perhaps reaching 1,000,000 around 1700, making it one of the world's largest cities at that time. In 1767, the city was destroyed by the Burmese army, resulting in the collapse of the kingdom. The Ayutthaya historical park is the ruins of the former capital of the Kingdom of Siam.