Bangkok, Thailand Sat 13th May It was a slightly overcast morning that greeted us for our final morning. We went to the gym and pool again before breakfast with no rescue efforts required today. Being a Saturday the breakfast restaurant was busy but made especially so due to the arrival of 300 business delegates from … More Our last day
Bangkok, Thailand Friday 12th May It was lucky we didn’t have anything planned for the morning as I didn’t wake up until 7.30 am. Albeit I had been awake for a couple of hours at 4am though. We did the usual routine of gym, pool and then breakfast however, there were two funny incidents at … More Rod Fai Market day.
Bangkok, Thailand Thursday May 11th It was an overcast but fine morning that greeted us when we opened our curtains this morning; perfect weather for our walking tour of Chinatown. We headed to the gym and pool as my foot, whilst not healed, was on the mend. Our self guided walking tour started at the … More Chinatown day.
Bangkok, Thailand Wednesday 10th May It was a gloomy start to the Full Moon Buddha’s Feast day and we were glad we weren’t hanging around the city. Rain was forecast through until about 4pm. Our Ayutthaya tour departed at 7.20am and so it was a relatively early start for us. It was raining by the … More Ayutthaya Day
Bangkok, Thailand Tuesday 9th May It was a slightly different start to the day today. I had brought a pair of sand-shoes with me that I thought were well enough broken-in but, clearly, that hasn’t been the case. So, I have this nice sore spot on the top of my foot 😦 My day, therefore, … More Mark’s bike ride day.
Bangkok, Thailand Monday 8th May Today started as per yesterday with a morning visit to the gym and pool before breakfast. We then went exploring around the local area and are now well versed in the locale for best wholesale and export of silver jewelry! We had planned to visit the Siam Paragon Centre for … More MBK day.
Bangkok, Thailand Sunday 7th May We woke early and so headed to the Gym and Mark also did a few laps in the pool. After breakfast we headed to the weekend Chatuchak markets, affectionately known as JJ Markets, as they were supposed to be well worth the effort. Mark and I would agree on that … More Chatuchak (JJ) Market Day
Bangkok, Thailand Saturday 6th May We arrived into Bangkok at about 7.30pm after a long flight from Sydney. We were on a new Qantas plane but the seats are so close together it’s impossible for the person seated by the window to get out to the aisle! Who thought up this floor plan? The drive … More Arrival Day