Siam Orchid Inn
Travel Blogs from Bangkok
... of the pagoda styles I have been looking at were of subtly different styles but they looked more or less like reproductions of a single style. And why would China develop new styles of architecture? Uk architecture has always been influenced by that in Europe and the Uk in turn has left its building print across the world. Most of the country has been closed to external influences for just about forever. Shanghai as an old treaty port is the exception as is Hong kong of course. ...
... and walking plazas are made from marble in southeast Asia when they know it rains all the time and it gets to slippery when wet. I never understood this either, but we managed to not slip.
From there, we got a taxi back to the hotel and hung out for a little while longer. We ended up watching part of some Gator Boys show on TV, about Gator wrangling. You could tell some of the show was doctored up - the guys were teasing the alligators as they got them ...
... the 5 star Montien Riverside hotel. The final was fanatastic and Stephen Maguire posted a well earner 8-7 victory over Ricky Walden. I have really enjoyed this event as a snooker fan and feel that the play has been high quality and exciting. More than that the event has a great feel to it and the players are posing for photos and talking to fans. I got some great photos with Shaun Murphy, Stephen Maguire, Dechewat Poomjaeng & James Wattana. Furthermore the ...
... out not a great idea as we were driven into the middle of nowhere and suddenly I realized this wasn't my greatest idea and demanded to be taken home. Against the drivers wishes we were driven back and i reminded myself to be more careful I future, being kidnapped by a tuk tuk driver would be less than ideal. The next day we visited the grand palace and reclining Buddha which were absolutely stunning and despite my opinions on religion I really enjoyed my visits as ...
... drink which gave us more time to get to know each other. Everyone was really nice and I'm looking forward to getting to know them better over the next couple of weeks. Tomorrow we are going to spend the day in Bangkok before catching the sleeper train to Chiang Mai tomorrow evening. Now that we've met out group and know a bit more about the tour I am not so nervous and much more ...
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