Grand Mercure Bangkok Asoke Residence
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... about an hour on FaceTime (a huge help). Then I went back to the airport took the BRT to the MRT to Hua Lamphong train station, Where I secured a 1st class sleeper to Koh Samui. Which leaves in about an hour. With 5 hours to kill I walked around the station where I was hounded by tour guides. It's been raining all day so i wanted to stay in the station. But the adventuring nature of myself said "you're wasting time" so I found out that the golden Buddha statue (pictured) is ...
... a stunning sunrise above the clouds and a nice early arrival into Bangkok. Now experts at the Thailand airport process, we once again took the free transfer between DMK and Suvarnabhumi and then the express train into Bangkok where we made our way to a hotel near the Ekkamai (Eastern) Bus Terminal, planning to bus towards Chanthaburi and Cambodia from here the next day. That afternoon, craving a break from walking, we went to a local cinema and saw 'The Wolverine' in a nearly ...
... actually a collection of building, halls and gardens spread out over 218, 400 square meters. One of the major highlights is the Temple of the Emereld Buddha. It is a must-do if you are in Bangkok!
Later that day, we hopped in a tuk-tuk and headed to Lumpinee Stadium to see a Muai Thai boxing match. About 30 minutes into our 40 minute tuk-tuk ride to the stadium, were told by our driver ...
... and bugs, like scorpions and huge cockroaches which apparently taste really nice. Elias has vowed to eat one before we leave! For dinner we ate at a cheap restaurant and picked up some Pad Thai (noodles and bean sprouts) on the street for about 50p. The food is really good here! We have booked to go to Ayutthaya tomorrow for the day which is a UNESCO world heritage site so it should be good! Cheers, E&L ...
... stopping her. We didn't have the curtain drawn between us, so my masseuse would whisper things over to the one working on Kelcy. It added to the discomfort. I was glad it was over but could not believe how relaxed I felt afterward. We went back up to the room and passed out. Part of that could have been attributed to us watching the Korean New Network who's only anchor was a Korean with an American accent.
We woke up ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking