Grand Diamond Suites Hotel
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... are forced to rely on government sustenance
in order to make ends meet. The amount of assistance given varies
depending on the reason for one's disability, but it is usually only
enough to cover basic expenses. As such, many times disabled persons are
unable to save for unexpected times ...
... ask her where I could purchase one of the pans. She spoke as little English as I spoke Thai - that is to say, none. With a bit of pointing and gesturing (no doubt committing some cultural faux pas along the way) I was able to communicate my desire, whereupon further communication broke down as, with equal parts surprise and pleasure that a farang would want such a thing, she proceeded to give directions to a shop where I could find a pan. I think. I ...
... Bangkok is BUSY. It takes ages to drive anywhere, so we will stick to foot or train or boat.
A bonus arrising from the current political situation is that there is a 10pm curfew, so at least the roads will be quiet overnight.
Wednesday 28th May
Last day in SE Asia!
We haven't been very adventurous, just sticking to the area around our hotel, reading in its AC and having dinner in the local Indian ...
... they put their cell phone in so they can take selfies... (Personally, I find it hilarious).
2) TRAFFIC IS RIDICULOUS, THERE ARE NO RULES. If you want to put your whole family on a motorbike, go ahead. It is like a circus.
3) Thai people like to try and sell you anything and everything
4) Wild dogs and cats are everywhere, I don't really like that.
5) Thai people are incredibly friendly!
Did you know Bangkok has the largest "China Town" in the ...
... free bus trip, well incident free if you consider that the tuk tuk picked us up at 3 minutes to 8 after saying they would pick us up around 7, by the way the bus was due to leave at 8 :). However the lovely people at the hotel rang them and confirmed they were coming, and the bus wasn't going. The bus did leave at quarter past 8 and the roads were extremely good by Cambodia standards.
We arrived at the border, just after 11 am, ...
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