One night in Bangkok
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Well, actually 2 nights, but this gave us the chance to see some of the city as has been 10 years since we were last there. Julie’s research on hotels turned up a real gem, excellent room at a great price and close to the royal palace and Khao San Road.; only catch was actually finding it, our taxi from the airport needed to call the hotel to get directions. Wat Pho was much more impressive than I remembered and our journey round the city good fun.
The helpful Thai railways persuaded us to book a sleeper train the following evening that would reach Chumpong at in the morning from where we could catch a boat to Kp Tao.
With a day to spare we took the new Bangkok Metro and SkyRail out to Jim Thompson’s house. The Metro is excellent and almost deserted. Just as well as a lone security guard searches bags at each entrance; not sure how well this would work at Oxford Circus! With an afternoon to kill we broused the new retail