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Laying Buddha
After a journey with adventures which made for us Phi Phi Family (transport Company) we got Kao San Road around 10 am.
We walked through the nearest roads to find a nice hostel with wi fi, but of course the first one was the best and with average price.

Maybe we should look further from Kao San but from logistic reasons it is better to steay near this popular road:

- In public transport everybody show you what bus you have take to get to this street
- Some people can call you when you wait for your bus and other one goes on your street and you don't know this ( It is of course because you are not so tannned like Thais and you look differently)
- Kao San is near the centre so you can go back there by foot from i.e. China Town or other sight seeing tour

What is worth to see:

Grand Palace
China Town (You will never see so many flowers on the streets)
Big Buddha
Thai Boxing
ChatuChak Weekend Market (Bus nr 3) - One day is not enough.
Feet of Buddha
Watch out on your bags. Lady in TAT (public one not commercial one told us where to go, she gave us the map and gave us this warning)

Public Boat Trip for 1.85 BHT (depending when you stop - this price was for 4 or 5 stops)
Siam Ocean World in the Industry centre - The Biggest Aquarium In South - East Asia
See the view on Bangkok from Vertigo Hotel or Sky Bar.(Vertigo offers long pants for tourists and covered shoes for men  - It is necessary to go to the bar. You can use theirs clothes or wear sth longer)
Charm's market
Kao San at the evening and in the morning when you see all girls and boys looking somebody to end the ended night. The sex is recognizable only by Adam's apple.

WARNINGS:

Watch out on people who recommend you a boat trips by private boats.
Thai fortune tellers
It cost 10x more then public boat, even the tuk tuk will cost you cheaply (around 10 BHT).
Newer discuss with any stranger, only when you want to go somewhere but end the discussion when you know everything. Sometimes people might change your plans by calling tuk tuk man to get you where you don;t want.

Tuk Tukers sometimes gets you to commercial tourists offices (called that same like public informations :TAT) - they get from them a money for a fuel when they bring tourists. You can go there it you have a time and you don't have to buy anything. You can look interested in the offer but you can say that you need to think about it. It is enough to tuk-tuker to get a money and you can travel cheaper. But when you asked before the course whether this price  includes stops at TATs and tuk-tukers didn't confirm it - you can ask again for a price without stops or be mad because you asked and don't go to TAT.
Grand Palace
We were polite and we once went to TAT.

Don't leave money, documents at the hostel room. Only in the safe and it is good to have own padlock.

Don't believe people when they tell you that in Grand Palace is a prayer time and you can't enter there.
Also a lie is when they tell you that you will not go to the Palace in short pants. In Palace they have special clothes which you can borrow with giving only lien for borrowed clothes.

ADVICES:

Take off your shoes before entering into the temple.
Haggle only on markets when you buy clothes or souvenirs.
Prices for food are constant.
When you see sth in one place and you like it, just buy it because you will never find same thing in another place.
(On chatuchack market use the same rule because it is too big place to have time for go backs)




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Laying Buddha
Laying Buddha
Feet of Buddha
Feet of Buddha
Thai fortune tellers
Thai fortune tellers
Grand Palace
Grand Palace
Wat near Grand Palace
Wat near Grand Palace
Wats figures
Wat's figures
Guards
Guards
Grand Palace
Grand Palace
Typical Thai Soup
Typical Thai Soup
Eating
Eating
Thai cabs
Thai cabs
Pavement around Grand Palace
Pavement around Grand Palace
Tuk Tuks
Tuk Tuks
Kao San Road
Kao San Road
Spices
Spices
ChatuChack Animal Market
ChatuChack Animal Market
Parrot at ChatuChack
Parrot at ChatuChack
Coconut Icecreams
Coconut Icecreams
Strawberries
Strawberries
Siam Centre Park
Siam Centre Park
Park In The City Centre
Park In The City Centre
Bangkok at Night
Bangkok at Night
Food on Kao San Road
Food on Kao San Road
MBK Centre
MBK Centre
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