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Bangkok, Thailand: August 5 - 7, 2010
If we should ever complain about Edmonton's congested traffic again we should give ourselves a slap on the wrist. There is nothing we've seen that compares to Bangkok's constantly busy, slow moving traffic!
In a city of 10 million people, it appears that (from our perspective) 9 million of …
2030 Arrive Bangkok via rail
2100 Check in to hotel
0500 Hotel Pick up
0700 Market shopping for monks
0800 Breakfast with the monks
8300 Fee and train tiger cubs
0930 Prepare tigers for feeding and training
1100 Farewell Monks
1130 Leave for lunch
... Buddhism. Our guide told us when it was bought to Bangkok they had no idea it was gold as it was covered in plaster, they only found this out when the crane trying to lift it into place broke and the plaster cracked. Not a bad find hey. Could you imagine how much this baby is worth!
Drove around Chinatown then onto Wat Pho, known as the reclining Buddha, but to locals its the sleeping Buddha as that is what he was trying to do. Another impressive piece of history ...
... Wanlop (or however you might spell it) who asked me to go to information centres that give him a petrol coupon. In return he would pay for all my ****, gave me 100 Baht for the boat that will bring me to China Town and back, bought me beer, offered me a cigarette and wants to take me to his place later to cook and eat.
I'm a bit sceptical, but as my believe in people is ...