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Bangkok Bike Tour & Bangkok by night (food, temples and markets by Tuk Tuk)
This morning's tour was a bike ride around Bangkok. Pick up was at a hotel next to the Khao San Road, the hotel taxi driver, took me to the top of the road and got me a taxi up there. Unfortunately I was the only person. (Good and bad points to this). So we set off to the bike shop. Got the GoPro set up (wearing a chest harness) and we were off! I had ...
... homewards along the beach, Chris's place took us 45 minutes to walk to and the temperature is rising. We stop for a shake at a beach bar and indulge in a Snickers, coconut and ice cream smoothie! Now there's a thing of beauty if ever there was!We take our bags up to The Loft to wait our the last hour lounging in comfort when we spot Danny and Sarah from Ko Pangyang walking past. They fill us in with a new installment of The Archers/Eastenders. ...
... with purchases .....and went on my way. I came across a delightful little park with a lake, shady trees and a coffee shop. So I sat down with a coffee and a slice of the most wickedly indulgent chocolate cake you ever saw. And struck up a conversation with a lovely grey ponytailed Frenchman on the next table who had chosen the exact same combination from the menu. Patrick has been here since October, and is a bit of a 'snowbird' as he's escaping the winter in South west France. ...
... up with the complimentery cushion and otherwise sat stewing in my beer soaked jeans for the rest of the flight.
My first taste of Thai chaos, then there was the traffic but we wont talk about that now.The taxi driver asked me something (i thought) about my backpack with a weird gesture no he was asking if I wanted him to find me bangbang. Not tonight though whatever,stinky jeans,hotel, bed.
The driver dropped me off at the 7/11 nearby ...
... and I feel I've learnt a lot, although I've only just scratched the surface of this martial art.
However, after leaving the camp the drama started and I had a slightly mental day. My cashcard stopped working and I only had dollars or pounds on me which no one would accept and i couldn't find anywhere to change it into baht. So I only had a burger to eat for lunch yesterday and a long walk from the ...