Siam Orchid Inn
Travel Blogs from Bangkok
... skybar drinking hangovertinis... When we realised it was just the balcony and not the full sky bar we made our way to the breathtakingly beautiful skybar to take photos of the stunning skyline and soak up the atmosphere. I went for a beautiful morning run around Lumphini park and bangkoks downtown area soaking up the beauty of Lumphini park and watching the locals complete their daily tai chi routine. I attempted to meditate but a water monitor made it's ways across the ...
... of hours until we checked in, so we had a wander down Khao San. This was probably a mistake still with our backpacks on as we realised how much every tuk tuk driver likes to mider (even more than you Janet) and we were more of a target as we looked like we had somewhere to go. We stopped in one of the bars for lunch and got chatting to the staff, we were even complimented on our pale skin (what a first!). After checking in at Lucky House ...
... food stalls, people and noise I felt sad I was leaving so soon as I was strangely comforted by these surroundings. Although it is a big bustling city which is very in your face it has one of the most stereotypical Asian atmospheres out of everywhere I've been and I love it. It's also where I started my journey, I've passed through it various times and it is such a hub for travellers and all this just gives it a comforting vibe! A girl I had ...
... are not water proof so I will try and paint a picture for you.
The first Thai person sees us, his eyes lock onto to us like a tiger locking onto his pray, before him stands two white foreigners still dry and fresh off the plane, he points the pistol at my girlfriend and slowly pulls the trigger as the cold water hits her facec she lets off a deafening scream. This is her initiation into the 'festival of water" we walk further down the Soi where we are drenched ...
... of her life! It wasn't about the car anymore but about the abuse!
Now its just us two and since we've done nothing we were sure we are completely safe with the whole situation, not mentioning ending up in jail for no reason!
I kept on trying though!!! Asking people to call the police immediately when one man stopped, but his advise wasn't what I expected!!! He said nothing but informing that we only will be in a bigger problems and I should run and so he did and helped me ...
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