Travel Blogs from Bangkok, Thailand

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Wat's that?, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Wat's that?

A travel blog entry by wordsworths

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... infested rooms above Go-Go Bars. How disappointing! But we did get hustled a few times (more of that later). What to say about Bangkok? It's noisy, humid, very polluted &, &, & that's about it really. It's not a bad place & it's not that we don't like ...

New Plan, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

New Plan

A travel blog entry by paul

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... in Feb and March. I hope soon to book in a few more dates and work in Australia until about mid May and then return to Thailand. Hopefully by that time I would have made and saved enough money to pay for the rest of my year in Thailand and I will have ...

One Night In Bangkok..........well 6 actually, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

One Night In Bangkok..........well 6 actually

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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... , which gave me a chance to reply to emails, and then walked a couple of miles to Siam Centre - main shopping centre area of Bangkok Saturday 19th June 2004 Day of the temples today - walked down to Wat Pho, where, as a major tourist place, there ...

The (mis)adventures of Sukhumvit, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

The (mis)adventures of Sukhumvit

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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... hilarious. There were indeed two robots on duty, making sure everyone was taken care of. It was on the expensive side, for Thailand anyways, but it was a once-in-a-lifetime thing, so we ordered from the little computerized menus and the robots got busy. ...

We lucked out in Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

We lucked out in Bangkok

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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  Elenka and I took the overnight VIP bus from Bang Niang to Bangkok. Big mistake! The seats are uncomfortable; they serve no food; and it's expensive.    We'd booked the Chatrium Riverside Hotel, the same place we stayed the last time we ...

A night in Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

A night in Bangkok

A travel blog entry by fyrelizard

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The hour-long journey from the airport to Shanti Lodge gave us the opportunity to reaquaint ourselves with Bangkok's rush hour traffic. By the time we got to our hotel, we were ready for food and ac. The lodge was beautifully decorated, ...

Same Same But Different, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Same Same But Different

A travel blog entry by christinasworld

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... hung out and watched people, which means that I saw about 900 prostitutes today before lunch. What are the hookers wearing in Bangkok nowadays you're asking yourself? It varies but a very short skirt is de reguer this season paired with clunky Lucite ...

Check another off the bucket list!, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Check another off the bucket list!

A travel blog entry by 2vagabonds

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... , bats are hunted and not protected, except by monks at the temples. Wat Pho has one of 11 colonies of fruit bats in Thailand, with numbers in the thousands. When we arrived, just minutes before sunset, we could see them hanging in all of the trees and ...

Back to Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Back to Bangkok

A travel blog entry by dane

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... this case, that was being charged for blood letting. Massages here are about $10 an hour, which is a hell of a deal, and Thailand is famous for (well for lots of things), but particularly for massages.  I'll take this time to point out that these ...

Family Day in Exotic Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Family Day in Exotic Thailand

A travel blog entry by dane

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We only had one day to check out the capital before Derek had to fly home.  So we hit the most important sites: Grand Palace, the Chao Praya, a museum, and then food, massages, and shopping.  It was a full day. I didn't take my camera, so ...

Blurry in Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Blurry in Bangkok

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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(Em here) Spent today feeling sorry for ourselves again (not due to the alcohol I hasten to add) as we still don't feel 100%. Spend the day wandering around Khao San Road trying to buy cheap supplies before we go. Move to a nicer hotel (Siam Palace) ...

Still in Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Still in Bangkok

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... . There are white folks from Australia. So many from Australia that I am wondering if maybe the two countries of Australia and Thailand didn't just trade their citizens with with one another. The King doesn't look at all like Yul Brynner from the King and ...

Welcome to Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Welcome to Thailand

A travel blog entry by catters

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... blood if France win (one of those added mission). Tomorrow promises to be huge day. Have booked a day tour to the ancient capital of Thailand and then an hour after I get back im off to a 'low boat' for the six hour ferry ride to Ko Samui. I have ...

Bangkok - Beautiful One Day Perfect the Next, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok - Beautiful One Day Perfect the Next

A travel blog entry by themurphys

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... and dozens of food stalls with seating areas for thousands. Finally if you kids want to keep score of the following data.... Bangkok 4 days - Dad - One lot of antibiotics for chest infection, 20 panadol for flue aches and general pains, stoxil for cold ...

Simmering Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Simmering Thailand

A travel blog entry by charmedlife

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... over the River Kwai still stands. I was dumbfounded by the amount of soldiers who lost their lives here when the Japanese occupied Thailand and forced prisoners to build a bridge and railway to Burma. It was so horribly hot and humid, I couldn't imagine ...

Back to Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Back to Bangkok

A travel blog entry by meercatvinny

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... shopping and sightseeing. The usual - grand palace etc. Nothing too exciting really. Relaxing though. We booked tickets to Chiang Mai too, our next destination in the north of Thailand. We've heard good things about it so hopefully we will enjoy ...

Ho, ho, ho from Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Ho, ho, ho from Bangkok

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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Ho, Ho, Ho and I'm not referring to Santa Claus. By 1968, around 45,000 US troops had been deployed in Thailand. The nation was a staging area to conduct bombing missions in Laos and North Vietnam. The economy flourished. It created new and varying ...

Shopping and Shiny heads, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Shopping and Shiny heads

A travel blog entry by mills-mcshea

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Another stop on my crazy Thailand roundabout, and I take the long journey up to Bangkok (again?), waving at Kate on the way past. Arrive on Koh San at the rather pleasant time of 1.30am and managed to hole up for the night. I have been in a shopping ...

Bangkok Is Turning Japanese, I Really Think So, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Bangkok Is Turning Japanese, I Really Think So

A travel blog entry by escapetherace

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... to a perfect city-break (no Heaven for me at this rate). It would be a sad day tomorrow leaving Bangkok. A 45 minute flight north to Chiang Mai awaited, Thailand's centre for culture and trekking. Sawadee-khrap Ladyboy Gaz & Manlygirl Soph ...

Sudden Return to the Real World, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Sudden Return to the Real World

A travel blog entry by dane

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... leave a place that felt so incredibly distant in both time and culture and find ourselves in the modernity and familiarity of Bangkok.  It was a mixture of relief at leaving Hanoi and remorse at being torn from the beauty surrounding Ninh Binh. But ...

Things I hate about travelling..., Still Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Things I hate about travelling...

A travel blog entry by jeffs

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ok ok ok..... Firstly, it's not the actual travel I hate. It's peoples conception of what travel actually is. I only have 2 points to make at this stage, but as and when others come to light, they'll get a random walk on part throughout my ...

Oriental City, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Oriental City

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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... of temples which are gleaming in the sunlight. Built in 1785 as the private royal temple, this is the holiest site in Thailand and houses the most important image, the Emerald Buddha. We walk around a maze of different buildings which are used for ...

Muslim funeral, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Muslim funeral

A travel blog entry by paul

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... there was a lot to do, whilst the family was still expected to be hospitible and also arrange for the funeral. Muslim houses in Thailand are often like Malay houses. Quite large rooms and airy. I had a drink and .... (I can't think of his name right ...

One Night in Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

One Night in Bangkok

A travel blog entry by oriolesman

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... don't know what kind of preservation techniques they have here, but American mortuary science could probably learn a few things from Thailand.  I asked how many citizens had come to pay their respects, and she responded that the palace receives over ...

Wet and Wild, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Wet and Wild

A travel blog entry by anelegantchaos

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... quickly set off in the other direction to shouts of ' love you long time', gulps. April is the hottest month in Bangkok, so its a pleasure to participate in local traditions and keep cool at the same time. We have really never experienced anything of ...

Off to Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Off to Thailand

A travel blog entry by jambo

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... and we are through.   From the relative calm of the 'passengers only' section, we enter the chaos of the Bangkok Airport arrivals lounge.  The place is shoulder to shoulder - a few passengers and hundreds of assorted Thai people seeking their ...

Asia's Venice, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

Asia's Venice

A travel blog entry by canuckdive

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... cities of Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai, overwhelmed by the relative wealth of the country, along with its westernization. Although Northern Thailand is known for its hill tribes and trekking, we knew we had seen the most authentic and beautiful villages & ...

A 'dancing road' brings us back to Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

A 'dancing road' brings us back to Bangkok

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... off to sleep. After all the shocks and surprises, chaos and contradictions of Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia, being back in Thailand seemed like arriving in Europe - super-civilised, calm and efficient. And Thanon Rambutri in Banglamphu, Bangkok, felt like ...

Back to the Big

Back to the Big "B"

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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Made it back to Bangkok to start our 30 days going to the north of Thailand and to elephant ...

One night in Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand travel blog

One night in Bangkok

A travel blog entry by ad_n_caz

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... met up with this week were complaining about it, and you'd think that living in Oman they'd be a bit used to it. Bangkok traffic is a ledgendary nightmare, though thankfully its pretty cheap and pleasant to sit in an air conditioned taxi for a couple ...

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