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... of 300 baht or more when it was only a 50 baht ride, when we said no we wanted the meter they would drive off and yell at us. Luckily I had researched how to get around Bangkok, because our friend who didn't know this scam paid 650 baht for a short ride that should have only been 50. I really didn't like that about Bangkok, so far we haven't seen that here, although there are no taxis here just motorcycle taxis and weird little truck things. Also in Bangkok ...
After another rough night Becky decided to have the day off. She's much like me in the sense that she won't take a day unless she really needs to. So I marched off to the office by myself for the first time and whilst it was unusual to be without Becky on the way in, it did mean that I left on time and had an opportunity to appreciate my morning walk - Bangkok is truly awesome. Bright blue skies, a heavy warmth and the hustle bustle of people as they come and go about their ...
... some questionable unmarked drugs from a local 'pharmacy'. Landing in Bangkok, we met Mart who I spoke to through couchsurfing, who helped us with getting to our airbnb - which was really useful. A lot of walking and public transport later, but we finally made it to the room, which was incredible for £10 a night. Despite it being late, I wanted to get in on the street food - and we got two Rotis from the bottom of our road which were absolutely delicious, and under ...
... on the town, organised by Pe Meaw, really did. Previously, the only late night entertainment in town had been a cavernous club on the edge of town, now we could take our pick from a strip of glam bars and clubs in the town centre. For dinner we went to the strangely named Tool Bar (complete with staff wearing t-shirts emblazoned with 'I'm your tool') where we were at last served food that was Thai-spicy and not, as most of the food we'd eaten in Bangkok was, ...
... our time window before the office closed was getting shorter and shorter but we made it with 10 minutes to spare so we all breathed a sigh of relief and came out 5 minutes later clutching passports with the happy addition of another page filled up, this time with our visas to go to Vietnam in 10 days time. Back at the hotel we packed and organised our transport to the airport for the morning and then went out for the last phad Thai of this stage of the ...
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