Silom Golden Inn
Travel Blogs from Bangkok
... the smells, colours and atmosphere at the market we took the fresh ingredients back to base and had a wonderful afternoon learning to cook 4 traditional thai dishes from scratch - thom yum soup, pad Thai, Thai fish cakes, red curry, mango sticky rice. The people were lovely, the food was incredible and I learnt so much about the different spices, combinations and accoutrements. A perfect way to end a perfect few days in Bangkok. Now I just can't wait to get back to CESHEO tomorrow ...
... of as you all feared, they just smiled and waved at us passing foreigners. We also met an over friendly lady who after helping us cross the manic road (not that we asked her to), she p started asking where we were from as she just so happened to have married a man from Nottingham. We dodged the rip off of a temple tour that she then tried to sell to us much to her disgust, and we carried on down the road. We got to the museum after 4 ...
The novelty of the flight had worn off the second time round, and as you can imagine, by the time we landed we were both eager to get to our hotel. Evidently, we weren't as eager as the reckless minibus driver though. As luck would have it we were on the top floor of Thong Ta resort, but we can't complain as the room exceeded our expectations and the staff were all very friendly. When we finally were able to lock the door, after a good while ...
Today we went on a long boat down the river to see the kings royal barges. This was quite good but they charged for you to use your camera which was a bit tight of the king. The weather was hot but luckily the long boat is fast so we kept cool! From this we went on the long boat through the canals looking at local houses etc. which has some really nice houses but also some poor. From the pier we then got the sky train ...
... face it seems that everyone is having a great time. We get out of the thick of it and we are soaking we take a left and then another left and circle back to the hotel, my girlfriend has survived Songkran, all in all it has taken us 45 minutes to walk a distance that takes about 5.
Standing outside of our hotel I turn to my girlfriend "did you enjoy that?"
"That was insane, the water was so cold" she replies, breathless
"Yeah, did you see the ...
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