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Last day of this long and memorable holiday. It's hard to imagine that tomorrow we’ll be back home! We did the daily homework at the computer, then unpacked and repacked our luggage. It all fitted in our 2 suitcases, including the clothing we had had made at Raja’s Fashions for ourselves and a friend who ordered some shirts. ( …
The person we're going to see, Mr. Raja Gulati, is of Indian/Sikh origin –proudly wearing turban and beard - and apparently does well: he now owns our hotel, and employs some 50 people. The main shop is full of interesting recommendations, largely by high-ranking members of all USA armed Forces. As they were stationed nearby in the years when …
The day started with a long fitting session for David
at the tailor's, whereas we spent most of the morning at the computer. We all
got a lot of things done! As his job doesn’t stop when he is out of office, he
spent most of the morning at his computer and phone.
We used part of the afternoon to look for a …
When we arrived in Bangkok last Saturday we found a very useful map of Bangkok, published by Nancy Chandler Graphics Ltd., based here in BKK.
It contains loads of information, and we use it so intensely that it is falling apart. Today, on Nancy's suggestion we took the line-boat (the one that stops at every pier). Cost for the trip from …
This time we took a boat-ride on Chao Prayah, the river that winds through this city. The river is comparable in width and volume to the Seine downstream from Paris but much busier. Swimming seems an unwise thing to do: lots of garbage can be seen floating. Large numbers of vessels of all kinds and sizes use it: trains of bulk-barges are towed by …
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TravelPod Member ReviewsOn8 Sukhumvit Bangkok
Pleasant, perferctly equipped and located right at NaNa Station and Sukhumvit, at very reasonable rates. Staff helpful and friendly. Highly recommendable!
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