After a hot day of sightseeing, we headed back to our hotel for a little free time. We ventured into the neighborhood for a little lunch. Our guide told us about a little street front place serving duck noodle soup. Deep rich broth, tender roasted duck, wide noodles, sprouts, and green onion.
Today started out early, partially to beat the heat; also to beat the large groups of Chinese tourists. A short bus ride from our hotel, through Chinatown to The Royal Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. As sign of respect closed toed shoes, long pants and covered shoulders are required and checked…
What is a trip to Thailand without riding in a Tuk Tuk? So we decided to give it a go after shopping at Patpong night market. And in the rain, what were we thinking? The driver swerved in and out of traffic, never stopping. We held on for dear life. Good thing there were three…
Wat Pho is a royal monastery and temple built during the first reign of Chakri. King Rama, had it constructed in 1656. The Reclining Buddha is made of brick and stucco and then lacquered and gilded. It is 46 meters long by 15 meters high.
Eating unidentified vegetables and overcoming fear of heights
An amazing park right across from our hotel in Bangkok
This is not your average tuktuk in Bangkok
Amazing hotel just outside of downtown Bangkok.
East meets West. Thai food and crispy bacon for breakfast
We had a late night arrival in Bangkok and headed straight for the hotel and dinner from room service