Travel Blogs from Pattaya
... br> We have visited many cities on our travels which have been affected by war in one way or another, many of which are now completely different places and the scars are barely visible. Pattaya might not be war torn but the whole town has been built on its history as an R&R location for the American army during the Vietnam War. The scale and development of this city is truly staggering! In 1960 it was a small fishing village, today it has a population of ...
... peel the skin back (it is covered in salt) and pick off the meat with a fork. Then you tear a piece of lettuce and put the fish inside. Then add noodles and some sauce. There is a small leafy looking thing he also added, but didn't know how to explain what it was to me in english. But, just use a little of it he said. You then wrap the lettuce leaf around the entire thing into a ball and eat it. He offered to let me try one. I fixed one and added the unknown leaf. It ...
... were instantly overwhelming.
Walking Street was home to lots of cute girls (AND lady boys that looked like girls – I’ve gotta say, you never know what you’re going to get in Thailand – the surgeons do a really good job over here) but all of them are more or less from the poor north, thus they work to support families back home. The whole street was filled with ladies and dudes lining the sides, some dancing in windows of bars. There was ...
... for two years in Nepal and discovered a new race of people; taught them how to speak English and they built a golden sculpture of me…”
Conclusion = you can take an ******** out of their natural habitat, but you can’t take the ******** out of an ********…
6. You get what you pay for - a lot of our gripes at shocking journeys or hotel experiences are completely our own fault as they ...
... serving the foreigners, most of them Russians. The Thais would bow and smile, and the Russians and other foreigners would either ignore them (at best), or respond rudely. Even with those beautiful beaches, I do not want to go back to Pattaya. I would prefer going where people treat each other as equals, or at least treat them with kindness. Where is that?
I stayed one more day in Pattaya, swam in the warm Gulf of Thailand ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking