Khao san road nightlife!

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Khao san Road at night2

Khao san road is filled with people(mostly tourists) every night, as the road is closed for traffic and the markets are everywhere.  The street comes to life at night with street vendors everywhere, loud music pumping out of all the gazzilion different pubs there, and the distant horrible sounds of a drunken karaoke singer who seriously should be restricted by law from ever touching a microphone. Pushy tuk-tuk drivers jumping at you from all directions offering to take you to a place with girls for some "Boom-Boom", whatever that might be...hehe....or offering to drive you to the nearest ping-pong show, and I don't think they're talking about the game.

Street food!
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And then there's all the street foods, like vegetables that are left out in the heat all day..a good way to catch something nasty!
I've never seen that many neon signs in one street before....        

I met a group of irish travellers at one of the bars there, and found out that they had just finished their masters degree, and had come to thailand to have some fun before starting their new proffesions, just like me!  Once I started drinking with the irish gang i knew it would be a good night, as irish people usually are a lot of fun, and unbeaten masters of drinking and partying.
After some hours of drinking the only logical place to end up was of course the local irish pub ; "The Shamrock"
That was quite a fun place with a thai band that was doing covers of everything from REM to Metallica and Green day. They were actually amazingly good, as the singer managed to sound quite similar to the different vocalists.

Khao san Road at night

I'm certainly no Michael Flaherty, but the music was still good enough to get me going into some drunken dansing!

I've never been hit on that much in one evening before, which was pretty surrealistic. The thai girls really like westerns i was told by the irish gang, who had all been scoring heavily the previous night, without even trying to much..
I had to be quite rejective though, in a nice way, as I have a girlfriend i really care about. And also I've never had any affairs before, and want to keep it up.
The irish boys was sure that I was gay! I tried to explain the whole concept of monogamous relationships, but i was speaking to deaf ears, as all of them had girls home as well. Their attention was much sharper when I gave them some of my medical knowledge about STD's and it's many ways of transmisson....

 

montecarlostar says:
Of course! But unfortunately a lot of guys don't. Specially when travelling a foreign country. Good for you, dude.
Posted on: Jul 31, 2009
Stigen says:
It`s important to have some respect for your partner I think!
Posted on: Jul 31, 2009
montecarlostar says:
Wow it's nice to read that you stuck to your monogamous commitment. Not a lot of guys do that nowadays! Specially in the presence of pushy friends.
Posted on: Jul 31, 2009
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Khao san Road at night2
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