ibis Bangkok Nana
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Most of us associate Nana with big warm hugs, fresh baked pies and afternoons playing bridge with our favourite matriarch. In Bangkok, it's the "entertainment" district, a polite term for the area where the lady boys, working girls and the farang who love them roam openly. It's also where our hotel is located. Sue's cousin Rob has been …
I'm not much of a big city person. I have a hard time understanding it when people tell me they are going to a city as a vacation destination. Even though I can appreciate that there is much culturally to see in them, great shopping, meals and theatre etc. It's just not for me as a holiday. This is the framework I came with to Bangkok, a city of 10 …
... Thing is, most of them are ruins, much of the facade worn off, exposing the brick structure underneath. I thought it was neat seeing the red brick structures amidst the green grass surrounding them. Also, it was much quieter, a much different experience than the temples in Bangkok. Wednesday, we took the 3-hour train ride to Kanchanaburi, site of the Bridge over the River Kwai (pronounced Kway, not Kwhy). More about that and other stuff ...
... in itself was worth the money, but the half-hour massage was extremely relaxing mixed with a hint of pain but nonetheless was a small slice of heaven in this urban chaos. We bumped into the two girls from the day before who were also enjoying Wat Po, but surprisingly hadn't been coaxed into an energy sapping tour, and we hope to see them again at the museum in the morning. Next, to get home we opted for a ...
Didn't do too much today, relaxed for the most part. Had a great weekend & decided to go to Khao San Rd for dinner and a massage and of course some shopping Perfect end to a great weekend! Massage was fantastic! So was dinner :) got some great new stuff shopping as well. :) off to bed ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Does the job, but beware its in a crowded seedy area
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