Travel Blogs from Bangkok
A long and winded day of travelling, me and Scott are taking the scenic way up to Bangkok to save some dollar, instead of flying straight from Koh Samui. First trip was an 8am ferry to Koh Samui, then an hour taxi drive in Samui to the other ferry port. Second ferry for an hour and half to the main land, Donsak. An hour and half bus to the airport and then a flight to Bangkok. Considering we started travelling at 8am and didn't arrive ...
... from a shop in the basement and green tea ice cream from Dairy Queen. Oh my god the green tea ice cream was soooo goood! I took some passport sized photos for my yoga teacher certificate program (and future visas). The lady told me to come back in 40 minutes, and I got so lost when I tried finding the place again! The mall is huge!! And so many stores that look alike...! I also got a USB charger to wall plug thing for like 2 ...
... we stopped at a restaurant to use the wifi, a girl offered to drive us to the hotel we looked up. In the car she and her friend asked for our facebook details and told us we should come to the restaurant for dinner one night.
The hotel was totally amazing, for £8 a night we had a spotless, modern room with a big comfy bed, a fridge and microwave, our own bathroom and private balcony. The room was so good we were lazy to leave it so didn't do much sightseeing! We ...
... sure it was added.
The dancing was a joke and sorry to be rude here but the best entertainment we had was spotting which Lady Boy hadn't covered his willy up properly! A whole 1 1/2 hours of this and we couldn't escape early.
The area outside was nice and had a huge undercover market that was still good prices despite being a "for tourists" place. We had had a meal before going into the show an they gave a puppet show in the restaurant and brought the puppets around ...
... spend more time travelling the two and a half hours each way then we would in the city itself.
Still, at least we got a taster of the city and we had an experience we won't forget in a hurry!
There is not a whole lot to say about the coach trip out to Bangkok....the terrain was flat, really really flat and you could see for miles but it was mostly fields with a few brightly coloured wood built houses.
The closer we got to ...
Other places to stay in Bangkok
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