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Travel Blogs from Bangkok
... breakfast and went straight to Geckos, and ordered some coffees. Tracey had been sorting through the things she has had in storage, and she kindly offered a few things to me which she didn't need anymore. Never one to pass up the opportunity of free things, we finished our caffeine dose and followed to her guesthouse. She took us on the scenic route - our last taste of Thai culture. A gorgeous park with a huge white garrison and ancient Pagoda, a Water Monitor with a full belly ...
... well being was the camera ok) - there was some small damage near the Nikon logo but the lens was ok most importantly. It was only after checking that my camera was ok that I began to realise that I wasn't in great shape as I was aching all over especially on my left side (pinkie finger, arm, knee and thigh were all cut, scrapped or bruised). I was also filthy on both my top and pants in what I was hoping was mud. I was immediately pulled over aside by a shop owner as ...
... to China Town for some delicious food- nothing cures a hangover like a good meal! Once we arrived in China Town the smell was overpowering! All the fresh fish and seafood mixed with the smell of hot sewage that looms over most of Bangkok, made us all wish we had stayed in bed! But we continued our search for food, the main streets were busy and there wasn't anywhere to sit down so we settled on a small cafe down a side street, the food was amazing! I ...
... me up". i was immediately stand-offish, but a few minutes in, he dumped TMI. told me that he had just found out that his girlfriend missed her period which can make things pretty complicated in thailand. we became friends and wound up talking all night. joy, his girlfriend, even made an appearance at the bar. we three listened to thai musicians sing broken english jazz and drank singhas until midnight. i learned a ton about thai history and ...
... lovely. The next day we were to head back to Bangkok on the night bus so I went for a cookery class by myself. It was such a brilliant experience I loved it! First if all we went to the market to pick up our ingredients and learn a little bit about them, then we got back a chose what we wanted to make. I chose tom yum soup, koi choi curry and pad Thai. I was really surprised that it was so easy! Just a splash of this and that mainly fish sauce ...
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