Avana Bangkok Hotel
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... us off at the flower markets which was packed with lots of various types of flowers - many cut ready to adorn the temples. From here we walked to the grand palace which was incredible and so much to see - the three spires and emerald Buddha were highlights. After the grand palace we walked round the amulet market and had some lunch and a fresh coconut water. Got a tuk tuk to the hotel which was an experience. Picked up some food and got on the night train to Surat ...
... so we will see what is left and what he chooses!
Friday was another get together with Canadians, this time it was a coffee hosted by the school PTA Canadian rep. Again, it was nice to meet some more Canadians and hear about their experiences living in Thailand. One of the women I met organizes a bike club so tomorrow I am going to join the group on a ride. It sounds really great as we will ride for about 30 kms leaving ...
... the longer term, John Wayne has ridden into town and the military, as is their self appointed way, has taken over. This is almost a cyclical event; when things get a little out of hand, the military stages a coup d'etat and the nation's forces of defence are suddenly (mis)appropriated to calling the civil shots (metaphorically speaking but, sadly, sometimes literally)..
Having as much experience in civil administration as it has, the military is very aware ...
... the kitchen or dining room for fear of another ant invasion!
2. The black stuff I see on the grout lines in the shower is not in fact mold but the cement below the grout. Apparently, the super strength cleaner I have been using to battle the "mold" has dissolved the grout leaving behind a clear view of the cement below! Sadly, it took me a week or so to figure this out. Ray laughed at me!
3. Hardwood floors are fantastic!......o.k. except ...
... back to the hotel. Crossing the road is interesting in Bangkok. Although you press the crossing button the lights are already flashing orange. How can vehicles know when to slow or stop if they are always flashing orange? I don't have an answer to it. After waiting for a gap, part of the answer is to just cross with purpose. Vehicles will stop and let you pass, you just have to give them time to stop. On the way back a local was crossing ...