The Plaza Hotel Bangkok
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... Which entrance? I knew where I had to be up on the upper level concourse but getting up there was not possible because the outside plaza was barracked off till 10 am. Anyway she saw me standing up on level 2 outside one of the entrances.
A nice relaxed breakfast - although as it was later, the dining room was full. It was nice not to be rushing. After breakfast we changed into our togs and went down to the pool. As predicted, Ron found it difficult to "chill" for longer than 30 minutes. Once he'd finished his book, there was no way I was reading. As the morning got hotter, we had to keep popping into the pool to refresh. Checkout was at 3.00, so we went back up to our room at 1.30 to get changed and ...
... t many sights in Bangkok that we find ourselves in desperate need to see. We decide on a couple of the more prominent attractions and head down to grab a taxi. There are many scams to be wary of in Bangkok. Many of our friends who've been here before warned us and the guidebook filled in a lot of the details. The moment we enter the cab, we are presented with out first opportunity to put our knowledge to the test. The driver hands us a brochure for tour ...
... s Usain Bolt.
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... s lovely photographs. We made it into the entrance halls of several of the 'Heritage' buildings but the Fairmont Peace Hotel ( formerly Cathay / Sassoon House) was the only one that let us take photographs. The Bund museum was free and quite interesting, showing the place in its colonial heyday, though somewhat hidden and literally underneath a vast People's monument erected in the 1980s to celebrate the anniversary of the liberation of Shanghai in 1951. I feel there is a message ...