Royal Parkview Hotel
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... return to room briefly to shower and cool off then walk to Gecko Bar just a few yards along the road for a beer. Cross the road to eat my last street food for a while then go for a walk around the Khao San area before stopping at Gecko on my way back for another beer. it chatting to an Aussie guy at the next table and am sorely tempted to have another beer or three but know how much I would regret it tomorrow so call it a night.
Alright, so my first day in SE Asia. I was traveling almost the whole day. Although the flight touched down at 1:30 pm, it took another two hours before I could leave the airport. The lines for the visa on arrival were extremely long. Then it took another hour and half to get to the hostel from the airport by public transportation. I had to change trains twice. So, considering I have been awake since ...
... you just start walking along a street and then let one pull-up and seek your engagement. They tend to be more reasonable with their prices as they haven't paid incentives to be parked in the streets near outlets and hotels (as I indicated in a previous entry). In the evening, we decided to go back to our recently discovered Thai restaurant for another Thai dinner. Once, more a great culinary ...
Driver from Opas was waiting and we were soon home in our usual room.
Nice temperature outside-apparently the rain over the last two days cooled things down considerably and got rid of the smog,
Mr Jo was closed so just bought a couple of beers (price gone up to B55 each) and shared one along with the Bangkok airways cookies.
Heard that a plane similar to the one we flew on tonight crashed in Germany killing all on board.
Peaceful nights ...
... had at a Thai market.
On our first few days, we nearly drove ourselves into the ground with the amount of sightseeing, ferry taking and walking that we did. It was a struggle. I will fully admit that I hate the heat; I am usually the person wearing SPF 60 and sitting under a tree wherever I go to the beach. Even in Vancouver, I find the summers too hot. Therefore, I did not enjoy traipsing along in 35 degree weather with 80 percent humidity, whilst surrounded by ...