MetroPoint Bangkok Hotel
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... and the body is made out of Bronze. It was commissioned by a rich business man Lek Wiriyapan who also commissioned the Ancient City in Samutprakarn and the Sanctuary of Truth in Pattaya,
It took over ten years to build and uses the fine arts and craftsmanship of the Thai people.
First floor, represents the underworld and has King of Nagas statue located in the ...
... hotel. After trawling some alleys we arrived at a huge shopping centre only this was one with a difference. First of all we found a Starbucks sat and had a coffee with mostly American tourists. Then it was time to find the international food court, sounds easy but it's more difficult than you would think. There are 7 floors with a different food court on each floor but throw in the mix that this whole ...
... to Banglamphu for a noodle lunch then a welcome shower and stretch out on the bed for a couple of hours.
I walk up to the nearby park mid afternoon and sit watching the river traffic for a while. It was very quiet when we got here this morning with no signs at all f the usual drunks just getting back to their guest houses after a night out or early morning travellers weighed down by enormous backpacks walking the streets looking for a way to save 20p ...
... is going to bankrupt the country? Of course not. You just want your money - today - in exchange for your vote - today.
So the problem is not with the Thai farmers who vote for populist policies proposed by a rotten, corrupt government - any more than you can blame US problems on the illegal Mexican immigrants who are allowed to vote for the Democrats in US elections: Given a chance, people will vote for their interests. The problem lies in the ...
... you through the roof. After asking 8 different taxis to take us to the palace from china town not one agreed/tried to charge crazy money- It's just so frustrating as you want to see the city but you can't- maybe that's why you can't do it in 2 days- because the taxis don't want your business. So as a result of never making it to the palace we decided to go to lumphini park- which is literately at an overground train (called the BTS) stop and so required no taxis (thank god) and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility