Hotel de Bangkok
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Non-smoking rooms
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel de Bangkok
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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 …
... public holiday - the receptionist had to check on calendar for the reason - Chakri Day - anniversary of when King Rama 1 ascended the throne and established the Chakri dynasty - I think the current king is # 8 - and they live a long time ( he is 86) - so Rama 1 was centuries ago. What a public holiday means is the traffic will be a little better again today.
Caught a taxi to Platinum Centre - another amazing Cente - more mid range price and quality. Fashions are ...
... The place is buzzing with people buying more ginormous candles and praying at a variety of alters.Then supper at an oldish place right beside and overlooking the river. The breeze is very welcome and the view sublime. It's been another very hot and muggy day and my eyes are closing at the table so I too am put in a taxi for home. The driver speaks good English and it turns out he stayed in Wembley for a few years - it's where I grew up! Small world ...
... has flown by and I am reminded of something that my mother has been drilling into me since I was a child: <b>Time is going to pass regardless of what you do or don't do with it. So why not do something extraordinary? </b> Teaching and living in Thailand for half a year? I think that I've accomplished the extraordinary. And it hasn't been the big things that have made this such a phenomenal experience. Ziplining through the ...
... of cloudy liquids are sitting on coal burners for cooking the rice and dumplings/wan tons. And the noodles and vegetables sit in piles ready to be stir fried. Locals and stall holders all seem to eat on the go, clutching a bowl of noodle soup in one hand while they pull a cart of their wares with the other. Along the more touristy streets you get the trays of scorpions, deep fried locusts and I have even seen a tarantula on offer! I wonder if they ...