King Park Avenue Hotel
Travel Blogs from Bangkok
... to watch a famous ping pong show......we declined on this occasion, it would have all been a bit to much on day one. Anyway we met a nice group of friends from New Zealand (Matt can smell them out apparently) and spent the evening drinking and partying. Friday 1st. Matt was comatose until midday and when I finally dragged him out of bed we went for a quick bite before heading on a trip down the river in the public river taxi, it was a great way to see ...
... towards the gift shop but decided that the Thailand t-shirt with the cartoon elephant on wasn't going to be worth the money. After considering and quickly voting against walking back to the guesthouse in the heat, we tried again to wrap Ab in both of our scarfs and attempted to enter, however to this he just repeated "t-shirt!" at us. Luckily there was some markets just outside the palace walls where we found a something abi could put over her ...
... a huge forehead and could be mistaken for a lady man. How rude! Thank god I have thick skin. Hell, I didn't know what to think of these people! She's a real jokester and was kidding of course. I later found out that the locals kept saying beautiful to me in their language. It was sweet and sincere, and surely made up for my assumptions from earlier :)
The train eventually arrived and we hopped aboard. I got on with the soy milk Mr. Tom had purchased for me. Not sure ...
... hop on one of the ferries heading north up the Chao Phraya river, where we enjoy a leisurely cruise for half an hour until we arrive at our local pier. We wander towards our hotel through the backstreets, passing the old fort on the way. We agree to meet later then do our own thing for a couple of hours.
We meet up around six to head over to the nearby Kho San Road, the famous Bangkok backpacker street. It’s only a ten ...
... life. We saw the arduous work of farmers, unaffected by the unbearable heat, tending to their land and livestock. The endless miles of carefully cultivated grounds exemplified the diligent suffering of the Thai people. The journey was particularly stop-start. Every station we went through would draw the train to a halt as people jumped aboard. Within minutes of pulling out of each station an army of entrepreneurs would pile through the ...
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking