Crowne Plaza Bangkok Lumpini Park
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... centre that everyone says is really cheap. We caught a tuk tuk where we were all seriously squished and Amy sat in the floor. We had to hold on to her when we went around the corners so she wouldn't fall out! The driver ripped us off and charged us $10 for the five minute trip. Platinum is HUGE and crowded with locals. By this stage we were all starting to feel a bit tired and even more overwhelmed. Amy found a few ...
... on the boat like the sardine cans cityrail trains in Sydney can be like at peak hour! It was actually quite peaceful along the canals, and interesting passing all the local houses seeing the women washing their clothes and the kids jumping in for a swim. There are heaps of sites to see in this area. We first went up to Wat Saket (also called Golden mountain), which is set up high on a little hill and had great views across the city. As we were walking around, a huge storm that ...
Due to my great planning and spontaneous booking of a bus back I was now in Bangkok to get my Vietnamese Visa on a Saturday. But it's a holiday so I would find something to do.
First I enjoyed the complementary Hostel coffee and little fried doughballs again and then did some research on how to get the Visa and what to consider and where to go. Also investigated what is the best way to travel from Bangkok over Cambodia to Vietnam.
I have to be ...
... security (me quickly, Stuart slowly), and sometime later, finally – by fluke (re: getting up and looking a lot) we see our flight has a gate, and within 15 minutes we’re on the plane and it is preparing to leave. Again – there were no announcements.
To get on the plane, you line up and go into a room with chairs, then through two separate lines again for one more pat-down before cramming into a bus to take us to the ...
... drop or stand on any... PHEW. Awaiting Chris's return to Bangkok, I decided to venture out one afternoon down the street from my hostel in search of a spa... for an infamous traditional Thai massage. ARGH! Having heard stories of pain and relentlessly strong Thai women twisting your limbs around as if you were a piece of play dough, I manned up and marched into a spa offering an hour massage for 300 baht (6 GBP). BARGAIN! Or is it... I was escorted upstairs for a brief ...