Ayutthaya, The After Flood 2011

Monsoon season in Thailand 2011 was a devastating catastrophe. Ayutthaya was one of the worst affected province in Central Thailand. Temples were submerged in water as shown on television. The livelihood of the local were badly affected. Efforts were start to pull in during since early Nov, easing the situation such as infrastructures and factories.

Following the news from social media such as Facebook and Twitter. Plenty of Thailand images surfacing on the web. It was a relief to learn life is slowly back to normal for the local. Never been to Ayutthaya in my life. Been a travel and documentary photographer in Asia. I wanted to witness how the province was coping. With so many historical sites around Ayutthaya. What would it become? My thought was to document the raise of a revive Ayutthaya of the aftermath.

During the flood in Ayutthaya, Wat Phra Mahathat, the temple with the famous Buddha head wrapped by the tree roots.

After the cleaning up and outflow of the water. Image was captured on 9 Dec 2011.

Another image from Wat Lokayasutharam in water, where the huge reclining Buddha situated.

After the clean up. Is a brand new place again.

Tourists and visitors can rest ensure everything is back to normal. Here are some of the beautiful Asia photography of Ayutthaya images documented during the travel.

Wat Phra Mahathat

Wat Ratchaburana

Wat Lokayasutharam

Wat Pora Pho

Wat Worachetha Ram

Wat Phra Sri Sanphet

Wat Mongkhon Bophit

So make sure to return to visit this Thailand historical site when visiting the country. I hope you like the images i have taken. For more Ayutthaya images check out Capture Asia galleries.


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