Back in Bangkok
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We were back in Bangkok for the 2nd time of our trip. We were now familiar with the road our hotel was on as we were there before. We slept in awhile because we had arrived so late last night from the airport, finally around 10 am we rolled out of bed and went out to get breakfast. We found some breakfast of pad thai and fried rice from some outside food carts. Also we had my favorite, fruit shakes, I had a longan shake and steve had coconut milk shake. Then we went back to the hotel to pack up our stuff and check out.
Then we had to go get our tickets for later that night to travel to Phuket by overnight bus.
Then we took the city bus back to our hotel, picked up our bags and left to wait for the bus to take us to the bus terminal. It never came and we started to worry because we only had 45 minutes till our bus would leave. So we finally hailed down a taxi, the first few didnt want to take us for some reason, but then a taxi took us to the bus terminal for 100baht (2.50). We figured out why the other taxis didnt want to take us, the traffic was horrendous. We sat in the same spot for at least 25 minutes without moving. Miraculously we made it the the bus terminal at exactly 5:58pm and our bus left at 6pm! We ran to the bus terminal and tried to find the correct bus forever, and made it on. The bus was very nice and comfortable and they showed the American movies dubbed in thai, Casper meets Wendy and Chicken Little. We watched the movies though we didnt understand the words, and then went to sleep eventually.