First House Bangkok
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Refrigerator in room
- Breakfast Available
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... baht (about 80p)...we should have known this was all too good to be true. WE were dropped off at a pier in the old streets of Bangkok where they were offering us a tour on a boat down the river for 2000 Baht - 37 pounds. This may seem like a bargain... but believe me its not. Thailand is so incredibly cheap, we bartered and managed to get the trip for 1700 and although the sites werent amazing, it was an experience worth 30 quid.
... us towards a lovely boat trip supposedly to wat Arun on the other side of the river. Instead we were taken to some beautiful canals. Not quite the temple we'd been aiming for and after this we ended up being dropped at the grand palace which had been 5 minutes walk away from our original meeting with the tuk tuk driver. So we learnt our first lesson of 'don't trust the tuk tuk drivers.' So after reaching ...
... soup dish not sure of the name. They give you a big spoon and chop sticks. It was hilarious trying to figure out how to get these noodles in your mouth. They kept slipping off the spoon, They didn't want to be cut against the side of the bowl with the spoon ,they would slide to the side. Determination finally won!! But I am still chuckling.
When we were about finished eating , we started watching the other customers. The way to eat these noodles ...
... feel the warm breeze as you see the countryside of rice fields, water buffalo and strange vegetation growing in fields dotted with matchstick homes. It's really beautiful. As the journey continues, the heat begins to grow more and more stifling. Almost as if the landscape knows you're beginning to be uncomfortable, the landscape changes to a more suburban blandness of never ending apartment buildings and construction. Roads in Thailand are insanely straight, so you begin ...
... could have really done with a ‘Scottie Big Bottie’ for this train ride. Sorry, private joke, but anyone who went to school at TBSHS in the late 90’s will know what I’m talking about. For those who didn't, if you were endowed with a derrier like Kim Kardashian you'd be fine on this journey! It was short term pain for long term gain however as the views from the train are stunning and to visit an area like the 'Death Railway' or The Bridge on the ...