Khao San Road, Bangkok Thailand

Khao San Road

Khao San Road

4:30pm

Alex and I are in Bangkok, Thailand and have had a grand day exploring Wot Pho and the Grand Palace.

Our next stop is the lively tourist zone and backpacker domain which is the well known Khao San Road.

In hindsight, we should have just got a taxi.

Surprisingly, our big challenge turns out to be getting from the Grand Palace to Khao San Road.  Who would have thought?

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Vietnam series: Khao San Road, Bangkok, Thailand

Tuk Tuk outside the Dang Derm Hotel

Tuk Tuk outside the Dang Derm Hotel

Today is 9 October and my Air Asia flight from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Bangkok is at a reasonable 9:45am. 

My pre booked taxi arrives to collect me at 6:00am and, somehow, I have managed to be ready on time.  My taxi heads off to Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN).  Continue reading

Wat we did in Bangkok, Thailand is Wat Pho and Wat Intharawihan

So the answer to “Wat” we did today is….Temples.

The first Temple we visit is Wat Pho, home of the gigantic reclining Buddha, a statue for which Wat Pho is most famous. This statue is enormous, being about 45 metres long. Even just the feet are huge and are decorated with mother-of-pearl inlay on its soles. Continue reading