Hotel de Bangkok
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
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May 23, 2014
After 19 hours of traveling, we have arrived! I didn't get to my hotel until 1:30am! My body was a little thrown off because I thought it was lunch time (1:30pm), but I did not sleep at all on the plane, so I was able to get to sleep quickly. Flying to Tokyo was pretty cool. I have some really neat pictures of the mountains in …
... away to really appreciate their wild make-up and fantastic costume design, but their characters and their stunts are always stunning. During this show there seemed to be quite a bit of filler substance in between the acts - movement that ultimately wasn't as worthy of a Cirque show as it should be. But then the acts themselves were death-defying and wondrous feats of human strength and dexterity that really engaged my imagination. What really tops it off is the music. I think ...
... naked, looking like they're about to pass out. Today I went to a famous enormous weekend market , chatachuk, that sells everything under the sun with ze German. There was a massive pet area. Selling the most adorable puppies ever and what looked like drugged squirrels as they were lying flat out and would twitch every now and again so I knew they were alive. Weird. Also I had a fabulous 1/2 hour foot massage for the equivalent of £3. Now I'm on the over night train ...
... of the day combined with the fantastic sights and sounds to make for a wonderful experience. We could not possibly view everything in detail but our experienced guide made sure we saw the highlights which included the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. It is a royal chapel situated within the walls of the palace. The Emerald Buddha housed within dates back to the 15th century AD, and is carved from a single block of jade. The crowds to get in to see this highly revered statue ...
... was entirely gone now. I walked back around to the water-side and then heard what sounded like a pretty good marching band in the distance. Sure enough, there was a parade coming. Traffic was blocked and I saw the start of it. See video for more.
At that point I began walking back to the hotel via the waterfront. I passed the palace, a university, a nicer touristy area, and then eventually arrived back. I quickly showered and my companion and I ...