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... need of sleep and a shower, we crossed the street and waited.
At around 8:30, we realised we had been pressing the wrong bell for reception and were admitted in by a young man. Our delight at being able put down our heavy bags, soon turned to despair when said man refused to let us up to use the toilet, wash our hands or have a shower. Having travelled for almost 24 hours, we were smelly and crumpled. It really wasn't what we wanted to hear, but it didn't seem like there ...
... to go change my Indonesian Rupee to Malaysian Ringlet (which was a familiar sight). I headed over to the other terminal via the train linking them together as all the food was there. After eating I spent some time blogging until it was time to go back to the correct terminal to get to my flight onwards to Bangkok. Before leaving but I saw the perfect chance to grab one of my favourite drinks when I was in Malaysia - 100Plus, oh how I'd missed it. After a while ...
... second to last pier so we could tour the Grand Palace. The walk to the palace was interrupted on multiple occasions by crooks trying to sell us their tours and tell us the palace was closed. We eventually escaped the scams and made it to the palace. The buildings were stunning! The crowds and humidity kept us from staying long, but we were glad we made the trip.
The heat and the taxi ride to hotel pushed Tyler over the edge so we posted up in the hotel for ...
... by the night train. An experience by itself, although I didn't get much sleep because my jaw showed an infection. Leaving the train I stop for a minute to make a picture of the special atmosphere here. When I want to move on, Sunny signs me to stay foot. I look around and everybody is standing right where they were, while the song of the nation is played on cranky speakers. After it's finished people just move on. Weird to witness. Our Bangkok driver picks ...
... even at a red light he would go in the opposite lane to drive against traffic so he could dodge the red light. The trip up to Bangkok was a nightmare because of his crazy driving and once it got dark it felt worse again. The minibus was suppose to drop us all (10 people) off at the Khao San road but once we got close he stopped and told us all to get out..he said the area is sealed off because of the election but the Khao San Road was just "that way". Ok ...