Mac Boutique Suites Hotel
Travel Blogs from Bangkok
... terrible either. At the end, we had shaved ice for dessert.
After dinner, I decided to take a taxi ride to the hotel I assumed that we were all in. Ja helped me translate to the taxi driver so that I would not get overcharged. At the hotel, I got a facebook message saying what room we were in but I had no idea the floor. So what do you do? You pick a floor and guess. Luckily for me, it only 2 tries. Finally meeting up with all of them, it was definitely a wild start to our Thailand trip. ...
... and I had a shower when I got up which was much better than expected. Me Andy and Spike had a few beers to get the journey going and had a good laugh chilling out. Then I had to climb down from the top bunk to the squat loo 3 times in the night to have a pee and hope I didn’t drop anything down the hole where you can see the train tracks whizzing by.
... Bangkok, we ended up at Khoisan road which is the backpacker district of Bangkok. Very lively, and to be honest, not very Thai. The market was totally tourist orientated, food westernised, and really bore little resemblance to anything we had seen the previous day. So we concluded that the backpacker Bangkok is not very authentic (although still rather fun!). We had a feast of quasi-Thai food, listened to accents from around the globe and had a fish pedicure before taking a taxi ...
... fried food, bouquets of flowers, bright fabrics, belts, wallets, backpacks, and any number of other items. Given that most vendors have only a basic grasp of English, and that we have no grasp of Thai whatsoever, it was incredibly helpful to have Pilar there to advise any purchases that we made. Our trip through the market in Bangkok's Chinatown was particularly educational, as I probably recognized less than a tenth of the foods that were sold. The markets feel ...
... to Wat Po right across from our hotel to check out the reclining Buddha. We explored the ancient temple, took tons of pictures and played tourist for a few hours! After we were done exploring we headed to the flower markets in Bangkok! We took a TukTuk in traditional Thai style and found a really authentic place to eat in one of the alleys... Took a detour from the flower markets for a while ...
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