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Baiyoke Sky Hotel, Bangkok

Baiyoke Sky Hotel Billed as the tallest building in Thailand, the Baiyoke Sky Hotel is 84 or 85 floors tall. The girl at the tour desk at my guest house recommended it for the views. I hoped on a tuk-tuk … Continue reading

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Ladyboy Show at the Calypso Cafe

Our Tickets One morning I grabbed a handful of brochures from the still closed travel desk in our guest house. I looked through them as we ate breakfast. In passing I mentioned to Sea that the beautiful women in the … Continue reading

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Songkran in Bangkok

Songkran Street Scene Thai New Year is called Songkran. It is a week long celebration. I am unsure of the exact dates, but it was going on when we arrived in Bangkok on the 16th of April. I heard later that this … Continue reading

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Sea Gets Tattooed in Bangkok.

Finished Butterfly My 50+ year old girlfriend is a conservative accountant. She is frugal and conservative with everything. She hates to spend money and owns almost nothing that is not functional or necessary for day to day living. So I was … Continue reading

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Kick Boxing in Bangkok

Fighters The night after returning from Chiang Mai Sea and I booked tickets for a kick boxing match. Muay Thai, it is called, and is the national sport of Thailand. I had seen kick boxing before and remember enjoying it. Sea … Continue reading

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From Chiang Mai to Bangkok

  DQ at the Airport After returning to Chiang Mai from Chiang Rai, we decided to return to Bangkok and do a few things we were unable to do because of Songkran. Suddenly we could see the end of our … Continue reading

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Grand Palace Visit. First Try.

Grand Palace This was as close as we got the first try. The day we after arrived in Bangkok we went to Wat Pho. Trying to respect Thai customs, we wore long pants, regular shoes, and Sea covered her shoulders. … Continue reading

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The Grand Palace, Bangkok.

  DSCN2845 The morning of the 16th we got up early, had coffee, and made our way to the Grand Palace for the second time. We had gone there the previous day but were turned away because it was open to … Continue reading

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April 25, 2009. Last Day in Bangkok.

Street Food The 25th was our last full day in Bangkok. We had nothing planned but to walk around and enjoy the chaos, the food, the lights, the shops, and the people. And that is what we did. After breakfast … Continue reading

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April 26, 2009. Bangkok to Shenzhen

Buddhist McDonald Hard to believe it’s over. It went so quickly. We had a great time. But now it is time to pack up and head out. Our flight didn’t leave until 18:30, so we had almost a full day … Continue reading

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