The Mini R Ratchada
Travel Blogs from Bangkok
... to think about leaving earlier just to get rid of the mass of Chinese people that unintentionally followed my every step. I´m convinced (at least so far) that the most annoying tourist comes either from India or from China.
At about 11.00 we met up in the hotel, grabbed our backpacks and headed to Chatuchak. Barbara and I stayed in the Chatuchak Park watching over our belongings, while Gonzalo went to the Embassy of Myanmar to pick up our passports. Once Gonzalo got back ...
... to take off is not the most convenient for my boss, as it is one of our busier terms due to our students being off for the summer holidays. So my boss just wanted to make me regret taking time off - even though it was within the conditions of my contract.
What he didn't count on was that I would take his threat seriously enough to look for another job while I was in India - and what even I didn't count on was that I would be able to find another ...
... would take an extra 4 hours, we started to look around various hotels. Unfortunately our budget for Thailand was a pretty small one, so we were limited in our choices. After finding several completely full, we decided to spoil ourselvesbanfd get a decent room with a hot shower and everything. This may not sound like much, but trust me, after the cold showers of Cambodia it was incredible! The room was lovely with a comfy bed, quiet neighbours and a tv. After the ...
... was probably good since my legs were ultimately headed for Kankakee syndrome while up in the air for many many hours. I even got a quick back massage to end it. Ohh it was so nice. And off to the airport! Can't believe how quick it all went, but having toilets that could take toilet paper again, and being able to drink from the tap were very welcome luxuries. Plus, I even looked forward to cooler temperatures rather than sweating constantly in the heat and humidity of ...
... a Bombay Sapphire Gin and Tonic, again poured from the big bottle and very generous :-) Prawn salad appetizer, then Red Pork Curry and Rice with steamed Pea Pods for the main. Very tasty! A Thai sweet greet tea cake for dessert...very sweet but good. Second meal before landing was a Duet of Sandwiches, Ham and Cheese and Tuna Salad. Had a Sprite with those.
Major fail was arrival at Bangkok. Waited 20 ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking