Bangkok in Pictures
We're falling in love with Thailand, and India is partially to blame. Like Newley said, it may be that our trip will end up being defined as pre-India and post-India. Arriving in Bangkok post-India made a place that people like to degrade seem like an wonderland to us. Bangkok is not polluted. Compared to Delhi or Mumbai, Bangkok is an operating room with smiling people and mmmmmm foooood.
I had some problems logging into the site for a while, so there are a number of photos to share, so here goes...
We stayed in the Asia Hotel, which was really nice and about $40US, which was OK in Bangkok. This is the view from the rooftop pool:
We ventured out and found that we were much more interested in the daily reality of Bangkok than the temples and palaces. Of course, this means food to some extent. Here are some of the things we saw and ate:
Many things come on sticks.
Some look inedible, but I almost ate one of these, just because I could. But I didn't, yet.
All this stuff is good, I would guarantee.
As TwinF member Gregg, recommended, we took a longtail boat ride through the canals of "Venice of the East". This was a great thing to do and we also recommend it. Every single person we passed had a