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Travel Blogs from Pattaya
... bus! The next day, Hayley and another girl in our room Rouxi went on a bit of a city tour. We took the boat bus up the river and visited Chinatown-Sampeng Lane. It was packed so tight in some of the lanes that you could not move at all and still delivery carts were making there way through. It was like being squished through a sausage casing surrounded by a billion brightly coloured and noisy trinkets, maximum volume Mandarin and Thai and swarms of humanity all crushed together ...
Nice sleep in till 5am (finally kicked the jet-lag) then on the bike for about a 15km local ride. Called into a temple, a golf driving range, a building site (OH&S nightmare) and just a whole lot of interesting local stuff in the back streets. It was straight into the spar when we got home and after some brekky we headed out with tour guide Dave to explore the local sights. Pattaya marina ...
... and even before I got in the building a guy was asking me where I was going, the possibility of a scam went through my head but I gave him the benefit of the doubt and he waved me toward his minibus. It looked like a legit one and there were others around with the same livery, he showed me to ticket desk and booked the ticket for me, the damage, a whopping 130baht, or £2.60, for a two hour bus ride of 90km, minibus is clearly the way to ...
... had bargained for. Pattaya's red light district is one of the largest in Southeast Asia, and it essentially dominates the nightlife completely. Every bar we entered was not only a bar and restaurant but a brothel as well - at least they're efficient? I guess I will leave it at this - I have never used more hand sanitizer in one night in my entire life. Our second day in Pattaya turned out to be rainy, so Karen and I took advantage of this ...
... Open Water Diving qualification, it was something we had both wanted to do for a while. We only had 5 days holiday from school, so we chose Pattaya as it was the quickest and easiest place to get to from Dhaka. Pattaya isnt somewhere I would choose for a relaxing holiday... think Blackpool... just in Thailand!! However it has good diving and with time limitations it was perfect for what we needed.
Our second day was ...