TK Palace Hotel
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Had enough walking - so caught a taxi to the hospital. The angiogram is now set for 4pm.
The Thais have an almost obsessional interest in food- from street vendors feeding what seems like masses - there are tables and chairs along the roads where they eat the food - must be ok as they all eat it (no refrigeration??) - to middle of the road restaurants, then the super top end - magazines ...
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Anyhow, enough reflecting time to look on-wards to Thailand and it's capital, Bangkok. I left my hotel by tuck tuck which took me to Siem Reap's bus station where I could pick up yet another bus (oh the joys). Similar to the journey into Cambodia, the drive to the border was quite monotonous. Flat plains, occasional groups of palm trees and small villages which all seemed to look the same. Like everywhere else I've been, there were signs ...
... where we had heard there was a good nightlife. We got there via tuk-tuk (a Thai taxi) and I have to say when we arrived I was absolutely shocked! This town probably epitomises every trashy stereotype of Thailand - strip bars everywhere, strippers everywhere, bright neon lights, tourists, ladyboys and prostitutes, people throwing leaflets in your face for ping pong shows... Wow. As you can tell it wasn't my cup of tea!! We found a club which was actually quite good and then at ...
... and called the agency and spent about 30 minutes trying to figure it all out. We got jipped. Our first negative experience in Thailand. Everyone told us about how bad Bangkok was, how the cabbies will scam you and tell you their meter isn't working, or that you just generally get ripped off. Nothing of that ever happened to us, except for this one incident. So the floating market guy gave us out long tail boat for the local price of 800Baht (yup, that's what I call Tourist ...
Day 3 We left Bangkok by train and headed north to Ayuthaya which cost us around £2 and took around 90 mins. Getting off the train we crossed the road, paid 5p each and crossed the small river by boat. This took us around 2mins and as we were joined by locals it was our 1st small taste of experiencing what locals do on a daily basis. After thanking the one legged boat driver we made our way into town and towards our hotel. As we had done ...