What better way to say goodbye to Bangkok, than return to the river for two more days of buffets, views, and cooling dunks in the pool?
Is this me? Younger (note dark mustache)? Melting in the heat? Continue reading
“Wats” that you ask? Puns, alliterations — the heat-induced insanity continues.
Ok, enough of the alliterations, you say. I agree. The heat must be making an omelete of my brains.
Well, it was more like lunch but “lunch” wouldn’t have sounded as good in the title.
The Chatuchak Weekend Market is the largest market in the world. Yesterday it was also one of the hottest!
After four days at the Chatrium Hotel on the Chao Praya River, it was time to head back to the university. No more river views and bountiful buffets for a while.
For the three days of Songkran, the traditional Thai New Year’s celebration, the entire city of Bangkok turns into one huge water fight.
Maybe its the large, tastefully-decorated suite with the 180 degree views, the infinity pool that disappears into the river, or the all-you-can eat dim sum lunch, but I feel like I’ve died and gone to heaven.
My days are filled with more than just dumplings, noodles, tiger prawns, grilled pork sausage, and kao niew ma muang (ripe mango with sticky rice and coconut creme).