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Hello everyone! The next day, we decided to take another trip. We booked a trip to Bhuping Palace and Doi Suthep scheduled later that afternoon. To kill time, we explored the Flower Market of Chiang Mai. It was GORGEOUS. There were so many varieties of flowers that I have never seen before. I wanted to take everything home! Not only were they …
... rowdy making bets with all kinds of hand signaling in the air which by the way is packed full of people. I wanted to record it but I was to afraid i was going to make a 10,000 baht bet which I would have had to pay on my credit card, that would have been a "sorry dad" moment.. I mean the new gym and the penthouse suit in bangkoks business district is probably more than i need, ill square that one up with you when Im back dad. ;) On the way back we got a bus back to the ...
... certify my employment position. Wasn't interested at all and proceeded to the internet cafe to doit myself.
Mentally drained from it all, I met Charlotte later on in quite a mood. I explained what happened and that I'd have to return back yet again tomorrow. Must say she was really good at cheering me up and we went for something similar to retail therapy and these cookies. They were really good cookies.....
Round 3 tomorrow I guess
... which only sold office chairs. Each area seemed highly specialised. Throughout all of this the streets were lined with food stalls selling fish noodles, dried fish, and an untold variety of food that looked and smelled dubious (not a pad Thai in sight!) We finally gave in on the distance and the area that we were we were didnt look too savory and caught a tuktuk. They are motorbikes with a passenger section out back. Although fun to whiz around at street level and ...
... to come up with something.
Back to Cambodia and a country normally non plussed regarding government, but the official one month election period has commenced. Now you see cars, tuk-tuks, motorbikes, and bicycles going around with on board sound system and external speaker bellowing out party propaganda (and dancing!). This includes party (government, not teeny-bopper) songs to attract voters. The song lyrics include how they'll fix roads, how ...
Other places to stay in Bangkok
1, Bangkok | 4 star hotelfrom $76
- Relaxing base
- Oasis in the Bangkok
- Alright for the price
คลองสาน, Bangkok | 4 star hotelfrom $117
- Truely Haven !!!!
- Nice hotel but lousy service
- Loved the Hilton
89 Soi Wat Suan Plu, New Road, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $179
- Very Nice
- Very romantic
- The best hotel we ever stayed in
1, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $124
- Perfect balance between business and pleasure
- Good Value & Nice Pool
- No problems
สวนหลวง, Bangkok | 4 star hotelfrom $74
บางรัก, Bangkok | 2 star hotelfrom $49
- Good value for money
- Not Very Good
- MUSTY SMOKE
1, Bangkok | 3 star hotelfrom $57
188 Silom Rd, Bangkok | 4 star hotelfrom $98
- Very nice hotel
- Only get what you pay for
- Good, not great
1, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $248
- Response to oct 13 review
- State of the art excellence
1, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $178
- Spa Cottages - True City Relaxation
- Disappointed check-in service and dirty bathroom
- Excellent for business travellers too
บางรัก, Bangkok | 2 star hotelfrom $42
ปทุมวัน, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $201
- Total Package
- Everything you'd expect - and a little more!
- Fantastic Service and Good Value
ป้อมปราบศัตรูพ่าย, Bangkok | 3 star hotelfrom $70
- Very average club floor
- Great Hotel
- A Well-Known Entity
บางรัก, Bangkok | 3 star hotelfrom $114
- I love Holiday Inn Bangkok
- Unhelpful staff
- Excellent - would go back anytime!!!!
วัฒนา, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $121
- Great location
- Superb Hotel, Great Service, Great Location
- Good service, decent location, heavenly bed
1, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $112
- Old Hotel
- A Very Good Hotel
- Great position
บางรัก, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $305
- First class!
- Best Service, unbeatable location
- Best in the world
บางรัก, Bangkok | 4 star hotelfrom $79
- Tower Suites well worth the extra cash
- An Excellent Choice - No complaints.
- Great location, views
ปทุมวัน, Bangkok | 4 star hotelfrom $98
ราชเทวี, Bangkok | 4 star hotelfrom $90
- For Pratunam lover
- Tired hotel
- Best Hotel in Bangkok - AMARI WATERGATE
ป้อมปราบศัตรูพ่าย, Bangkok | 3 star hotelfrom $100
- Good hotel
- Great 5* Service
- Good location and efficient service
1, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $98
- Excellent value for money!!!!!
- Modern, friendly and brand new!
บางรัก, Bangkok | 4 star hotelfrom $82
- The umbrella @ Rembrandt Hotel Bangkok
- Best Hotel we have stayed in -ever
คลองเตย, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $158
- Great Location, Great Deal
- 5 star hotel all the way.
87 Wireless Rd, All Seasons Place, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $154
- World Class Hotel
- The Conrad...one of Bangkok's best!
- Fantastic Hotel
1, Bangkok | 3 star hotelfrom $89