Grand Mercure Bangkok Asoke Residence
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- Airport Transportation
- Shuttle bus service
- Breakfast Available
- Refrigerator in room
- Microwave in room
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... going quite to plan) and you surely can't get much wrong with meat on a stick. Boy was I wrong. Turns out that discerning what you are eating is harder than originally thought. Although we attempted to say chicken in Thai it was clear that what I had ordered was not chicken. It was a dark meat and when I bit into it, it was dry and rich and brown. It reminded me instantly of liver. Obviously my intentions to be adventurous with food were misplaced but even when I arrived ...
It has been my first full day in Bangkok and it is amazing! After meeting my volunteer friends this morning, we all went for a walk around sunny Bangkok and we also used the BTS sky train system (which is like the tube in London) to visit different places in Bangkok, including the Victory Palace. It is very very hot walking around, 36.5 degrees, but it is still wonderful. I cannot wait to visit more of ...
... Tuk!! !
In general, I have found most of the big cities we have toured are alike in many ways: Busy, noisy, cement and skyscrapers, pollution, and people. I was a little skeptical about these 3 days in Bangkok, but I have to say I thoroughly enjoyed this trip and loved seeing some of this enchanting, busy, and friendly city.
Tomorrow we head back to Shanghai and Robert ends his Asia tour to head back to New Hampshire to get a short rest before his Europe ...
... little while to find availability and a nice spot. Luckily our effort was worth it and we ended up staying at a pleasant guesthouse located directly at the riverfront. We slept in a bamboo tree house and stayed in Kampot for 3 nights. It was great and exactly what we needed!
Leaving this peaceful place behind we were on the road again all the way up to Siem Reap. A mere 14 hours later we finally arrived in the evening and luckily had a free pick up from the guesthouse that we ...
... but we certainly need to learn more. Other mentions: - Some taxis like to charge what they like, make sure the meter is switched on and flag one down, there's a reason if someone is standing around offering their taxi doing nothing. - Boat is a normal form of transportation, but when it stops it sounds like a child screaming. - Thailand copy everything; clothing, shoes, technology, music. - Everything's a lot further away to walk than you ...