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... had a further 45 minute wait for coach number 3 which would take us to Bangkok bus terminal. From here - around 9.30pm we took a short walk to busy busy Khao San Road and checked into our room at D&D inn. We assumed we would get a good nights sleep but unfortunately the walls are paper thin in this hotel and many drunk teens shouted in the halls..... All night... By 6am I was close to tears so ...
... hot springs, elephant camps, wildlife camps, Hellfire pass, boat rides on the river and a floating market. Plus it was great to be out of the hectic city and about as much in the country as you get in Thailand and it is only a couple of hours away. I will be going back with Mum and Dad when they come over and probably before that as well!
That's all for now!
P.S This has nothing to do with Kanchanaburi but is a funny story. At ...
... appeared, as if by magic and seemed deeply concerned that something was not to our liking. I explained, and she took us to our elevator - only those staying at the Tower Club can use our elevator - and so in we got. We headed straight for the 58th Floor at top speed. The lift stopped and out we got. I had never seen plushness like it at 58 floors up - exquisite art hung from the walls, the lighting was low and intimate, and the corridor was long and a faint aroma of sandalwood ...
Decided to have dinner at the hotel restaurant to avoid getting super wet again (we are having to attempt drying our clothes using a hairdryer with little success they are SO wet!). Enjoyed a tasty dinner with a surprisingly big dessert each - Kate had the extra large waffle and ice cream (she is currently emphasizing to me that it was a NORMAL size - yeah right!) and I had the banana split. A very fun day :)
... where to go and has planned a route. Jamie, Justin and John tag along politely but I am overwhelmed with the array of things on offer. The piles of material make the passageways smaller and the heat feels more intense. Motorbikes laden with boxes and trolleys push past us despite the tiny pathways. By the second shop we have realized it is cheaper to buy the finished zips than to buy the pull things on their own. They are also ...