Hotel de Bangkok
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Minbar in room
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Shuttle bus service
- Multilingual staff
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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 …
... aimed at, mainly, the ladyboy fraternity. Boy do they like their bling, some of these frocks must weigh a ton. An iced mocha in a tiny booth on a side street provided a great people watching spot for a while. Then on checking the map we found if we walked a bit further we should come to a Skytrain station and could connect with the massive shopping complex called MBK. John bought some shorts here ...
... are collected by Ben, Aum and Katie and driven the few blocks to 'No Idea'. A lucky parking place just outside is ours for the taking. 'No Idea' has the dark wood feel of an old colonial place and our table is upstairs, outside on the balcony. Perfect as the weather is just right for this spot. The 5 of us soon become eleven as Ben's boss, workmates and visiting friends join the lunch party. All very good company and the food is scrummy. Even better when we found ...
... loads of food vendors, clothes (including T-shirts selling for ~$0.50 that look like they came from US donation services) etc like any large flea market but they also had a large area filled with artist stands with some amazing stuff. There was even a whole section of animals. Huge turtles, probably up to 50 lbs, baby hawks and owls, lots of puppies, all kinds of birds and tiny squirrels, fish, reptiles, it went on and on. Most would not allow pictures. I got a ...
... too well to. The other guy i was with then stepped in as i was getting stressy within a second the main thai guy had gone to knee this guy in the head. It all started to get loud and more noticed. By this point it was me and one other guy and two girls, however we were surrounded by at least 4 Thai guys. I decided the best thing was to take my medicine and pay up. I asked how much we owed and he said it was 200 baht, then when I went to paid it went up to 260 so I ...