Outta Bangkok!

Trip Start Jan 23, 2010
Trip End Jun 06, 2010

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Flag of Thailand  , Ratchaburi,
Thursday, January 28, 2010

Just a quick entry as its our final day in Bangkok (with free wi-fi!).  We were up bright and early this morning to head to the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market.  Its 110km west of Bangkok and took us around an hour and a half to get there in a nice air conditioned mini bus.  The motorway was a little scary - undertaking, last minute lane changes, dead dog in the middle lane, and driving on the hard shoulder seemed very much the norm!  Anyway, we got there safe and sound and it was well worth it!  This was postcard stuff.  Vivid colours from the various fruits on sale.  Amazing smells from the locals cooking on the boats.  All in all and very exciting place to be as you can see from the photos.  We also got to sail down the khlongs (canals) to see traditional Thai houses and how they live and travel by boats, unique!
Oh, and on the way out there was a cobra show.... but we didn't have time for that!
Just chillin at the pool now before we set off on the sleeper train to Chiang Mai.

Total nights in Bangkok = 4
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amy thomas on

wow looks amazing so fun, so lovely to be in the sunshine exploring! have fun, and lots lv amyxx

amy thomas on

i meant so far.....but also looks so fun! x

cazzadoc@hotmail.co.uk on

hiya you seem to be having a good time i am enjoying reading the blog having a glass of wine as you do on a sat nite carole x

Jill Ogston on

Sounds like you're having an amazing time!! Just got back from France - thanks so much for lending me your gear, had a great time and no broken bones!!

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