Bandara Suite (Chin House)
Travel Blogs from Bangkok
... me to get another taste of Thailand.
The following day, after a much needed night's sleep, Mike took me to Central Plaza, voted one of Bangkok's Best Shopping Malls and boasting seven floors and over 184 stores, including an indoor ice-rink and an 11 screen cinema. Y'know, like normal... We wandered the shops and stopped for a bite of local Thai cuisine before ending the day with an evening viewing of Godzilla... Nope, it wouldn't have been my choice either but Mike was ...
... across town to visit Jodi for lunch.
Being on Sukhumvit soi 22 we were half way between BTS stop 'Asok' and 'Phrom Phrong' but instead opted for a taxi as Jodi's work is half way up soi 63, also known as soi Ekkamai.
After a delicious lunch and quick catch up we headed back to the hotel for some more rest.
We headed back out at 8pm to have dinner with Jodi and some friends of hers that reside in Bangkok.
The restaurant had ...
... a million times but the majority of the time it just felt like I was being pounded into the floor, not as relaxing as I thought it was gonna be! The head and neck message was however heaven. Afterwards they even gave us free tea (not real tea, it was yellow and smelt like biscuits) however the whole thing cost £4 so can't complain! After that we got lunch and headed back to the hotel, this is when ...
... but even at three hours still not long enough to get me through half the time before our train. Just prior to 8am we noticed crowds of natives congregating in the main ticket hall. In addition a line of police assembled themselves in military fashion across the rear of the hall. As the clock hit the hour everyone rose from their seats to face the huge mural of the Thai King hanging impressively at the front of the room. As the Thai national ...
... serif; line-height: 18px;"># of bus rides: 19
# of taxis: 2
# of trains: 145
# of flights: 9
# of ferries: 1