Travel Blogs from Bangkok
... the numbers of tourists eased off a bit, and a meditation area and a massage school as well as a huge number of smaller Buddha images (the largest collection in Thailand) provided more interest. The following day we planned a full-on 12-hour bumper day of sight seeing. After piling in an appropriately-sized breakfast, we set off in the early afternoon from our guesthouse, starting at the Democracy Monument. We then continued to walk south to the Giant Swing, a hark back ...
... dress code. Long sleeve and pants, closed toes and heels. But, on this holiday it is a bit more relaxed. We did follow the code and wore long pants and sleeves, even though there were a lot of tank tops and shorts to be seen.
We arrived first at the royal palace, but the place was closed until 1:30 due to worship and prayers. So not knowing exactly what to do we just continued walking until we noticed a small temple across the street from the palace, we entered ...
... fail #1. As usual I came to the rescue, must have been my smile. Once the shops started closing we headed back to the hotel and enjoyed some fine local cuisine...ROOM SERVICE. Bangkok food fail #1, but we were that tired we couldn't be bothered doing anything else. Mum wanted Phad Thai, apparently she doesn't get this at home?? Come midnight it was ZZZZZ's time. 6am wake up call for a 7am pick up!! Night Night and be good for Grandma and Grandpa! Love you ...
... cafes, it's nice to chill for once! We found some lush breakfast on Khao San Road, Fried eggs, toast, bacon and hash browns nomnom. Next stop was an internet cafe, where we did useful things and booked fun things to do in Chiang Mai!
From here, I think walking past colourful shops filled with clothes and bracelets and trinkets had become too much for Esther, and for some reason, I let ...
... Hmmm?! Ok no and walk on. The walk takes us to road of Japanese tourists, sweater than us all boarding the coaches. Next to the queue is a sleeping baby with Thai mum begging for money?! Scam?! To the river finally to board taxi but again it's not here its further up. We pass another lady who's selling same tour for markets at 700baht for two! Hmmm?! Get a taxi and cram on boat. Nowhere to sit but a white girl sits next to orange dressed monk..he moves as ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking