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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... is? No? Neither did we but our guide kept talking about it as we drove through Thailand. Turns out he means 'Spirit House', a miniature house or temple that the Thai people have outside their house to keep the bad spirits out. Sometimes a slight language barrier can be quite funny!
A few hours outside Bangkok you can visit the River Kwai which is infamous for all ...
... a few weeks ago.
We eat at the guest house again before Jai retires to the room to watch some Thai soaps on TV and I wander to Gecko Bar on the corner for a quiet beer and to sit and watch the wierd go by. That was an accidental typo but I have left it as a reasonable description of the world that was passing !!
I return to the room about 21:30 actually feeling more awake than I have all ...
... was mainly spent recovering from a busy first two weeks, and preparing for a crazy 5 days in Myanmar. This was especially true because I had come down with food poisoning, Brittany had a terrible sinus cold, and Tyson and Janet were jet-lagged having started their travels in Bangkok (the Crumps were no longer with us. We lost a lot of good men out there). There also aren't many great tourist activities in Bangkok, so it wasn't as if there was a ...
... lovely smells of Thailand. Taking the train into the city was really easy and cheap. Cody got us an awesome employee discount to the Marriott. $50! Gotta love 5 star hotels for rock bottom prices. As we walked up the drive to the door, one employee came out to greet us and 2 more opened the doors for us. Then there was another girl who bowed and greeted us along with 2 people behind the counter who bowed and welcomed us. As we were checking in another girl appeared and gave us tea. ...
... time of the train into Bangkok rather than the departure time. I failed to recognise this at the time so went to information to ask and she told me it was platform 3 for the train to Chiang Mai. I headed off for platform 3 and there was a sign saying 19:35 CHIANG MAI so was in the right place then. It was a bit of a nightmare to find my carriage as not all the carriages had the carriage numbers on them. However after asking the guard, he informed me that the one I ...