One day in Bangkok

17 Aug

Up at 6am.
Shower.
Breakfast (including a little cup of coconut milk with sweet potato and young pine seeds)
BTS (Skytrain)
Riverboat.
Tuktuk scam (round 1) looked like official information man, avoided.
Grand Palace/Statue of the Emerald Buddha
Riverboat
Amazing Veggie restaurant (had a wonderful chat)
Walk along canal to temple. (Clare not allowed in due to shorts).
Tuktuk scam (round 2) ‘helpful’ man in temple. “Only for today!”
Tuktuk scam (round 3) ‘police’ man telling us to avoid the Khao San road and take ‘government’ tuktuk “Only for today!”
Khao San Road crazy market, over-stimulation…
Sat on corner looking up things in guide.
Long walk to nearest BTS
Caught in monsoon rain.
Soaked till dripping (waterfalls down stairs)
Freezing BTS train.
Back in hostel.

And now for some photo’s:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/treesareweird/sets/72157627330508593/

-Dom

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One Response to “One day in Bangkok”

  1. Jane Eve August 18, 2011 at 9:30 pm #

    Great to read your news and see the photos, looks fab. xx

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