First Hotel Bangkok
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... Pho aka the reclining buddha. This is where the fun began...
We got the train from Sukhumvit to Hua Lamphong where we had planned to get a bus to the temple, however google maps only provided directions in Thai. Not useful!
On leaving the train station we bumped into a thai chap who asked us if we needed help. he then started directing us using a map on the wall...and then bundled us into a tuk tuk for the bargain price ...
... spent the next four hours complaining about our level of awake and cursing that jet lag! After waking up bright and early and eating our free breakfast where we decided the Thai people must put sweeteners in everything, we decided to go find wat pho, which is apparently a lot of temples...not that we'd know as we never got there. Instead we were told it wasn't open until half 1 and a tuk tuk driver ...
... walking and walking and walking.
Finally found a seat to sit down for 1/2 an hour then more walking!! Can't buy anything YET but watch out coming home.
The Thais eat anytime. There is food everywhere,at any hour, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, American (Burger Kings ,Wendys, ) Thai. Food Courts , Restaurants, street food. Food is everywhere. If your hungry you don't have far to go.
We went to Japanese cafe and had a beef and ...
... India (Thailand stood in for India for me). The train stations we passed had such a unique architecture that reflected the history of Thailand. Side note: Thailand is one of the only South-East Asian countries to never be colonized by anyone else, especially any western country. This is something that they are extremely proud of. When they re-named Siam, they decided to call themselves "Thailand", which means "Land of the Free". Back to the train. The wind whips your ...
... of Bangkok for hours on end like I did. Even my Talbot the Tank Engine impression didn’t seem to register. A small thing, quite literally, but omit ‘Noi’ at your peril.
After arriving at the station I assessed the train, in addition to the rock hard seat situation and calculated that it would take me around 4 hours to reach Kanchanaburi. I quietly psyched myself up for the metal seat vs. Alex’s backside, no holds-barred cage match. I ...