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Monsoon Season (at Jim Thompson House)

Monsoon Season (at Jim Thompson House)

Jul 3
Herts hoping to keep it all together!

Herts hoping to keep it all together!

Today is a very important Buddhist holiday, and as with any Buddhist holiday, government holiday, or election, alcohol is officially off limits… Bars can be fined huge amounts by police, and clients too can be fined for consuming.
But, when in Thailand, where there is a will, there’s a way… Rather than having our normal SangSom and Soda served in the glass with our bottle, ice and mixers sitting next to our table, they are brought to us directly from the bar in cute paper cups… I guess the police assume that everyone is drinking soft drinks… But we all know what “assume” makes…

Today is a very important Buddhist holiday, and as with any Buddhist holiday, government holiday, or election, alcohol is officially off limits… Bars can be fined huge amounts by police, and clients too can be fined for consuming.
But, when in Thailand, where there is a will, there’s a way… Rather than having our normal SangSom and Soda served in the glass with our bottle, ice and mixers sitting next to our table, they are brought to us directly from the bar in cute paper cups… I guess the police assume that everyone is drinking soft drinks… But we all know what “assume” makes…

Thai Insurance… A very safe journey this morning. Taxis in Thailand have more than what we are normally used to in terms of protection. Icons of Buddha, past kings and famous monks along with famous football players from around the world… Some call it gaudi… I call it better safe than sorry…

Thai Insurance… A very safe journey this morning. Taxis in Thailand have more than what we are normally used to in terms of protection. Icons of Buddha, past kings and famous monks along with famous football players from around the world… Some call it gaudi… I call it better safe than sorry…

We are used to seeing children who get excited over seeing an array of sweets laid out before them. You can imagine my surprise when Nong Mint got as excited as any child can in front of an array of… Hold on to your pants… Deep fried insects… A delicacy found at any street fair stall… And the kids go crazy!

We are used to seeing children who get excited over seeing an array of sweets laid out before them. You can imagine my surprise when Nong Mint got as excited as any child can in front of an array of… Hold on to your pants… Deep fried insects… A delicacy found at any street fair stall… And the kids go crazy!

Andrea in Thailandia...e che Thailandia!: Bangkok dietro le quinte

andreainthailandia:

La parte nascosta della metropoli, quella che solitamente i turisti non vedono, quella che spesso anche io cerco di far finta che non ci sia.

imageBangkok vista dai canali

Ieri però è stato impossibile non sbatterci la faccia contro. E’ bastato prendere uno dei battelli che percorrono la fitta…

Mar 9
The end of a perfect day!!

The end of a perfect day!!

Dinner… Now I am worried!!

Dinner… Now I am worried!!

2 nights in a row… But worth it! (at วัดไตรมิตรวิทยาราม (Wat Traimitr Withayaram))

2 nights in a row… But worth it! (at วัดไตรมิตรวิทยาราม (Wat Traimitr Withayaram))

Feb 9
Chinese NeW Year has arrived…

Chinese NeW Year has arrived…