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Old June 28th, 2014, 09:24 PM   #1
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Bangkok, oriental city!

April 2014.

Some pictures I took during eight days in the brooding Thai capital and surroundings.

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Airport Link at Suvarnabhumi Airport



The City Line entering Makkasan Station:







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Old June 28th, 2014, 09:25 PM   #2
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Our condo for the next week: The Adress Asoke:









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Old June 28th, 2014, 09:33 PM   #3
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You get to see some very good places Benonie. I cannot fault you.
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Old June 28th, 2014, 09:43 PM   #4
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Thanks Paul, we just love to travel so now and then.

And really, this was the view from our flat:









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Old June 29th, 2014, 11:11 AM   #5
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Amazing, very nice photos from Bangkok
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Old June 29th, 2014, 03:12 PM   #6
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Thank you Paul and Christos!
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Old June 29th, 2014, 07:32 PM   #7
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Nice perspectives!
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Old June 29th, 2014, 08:28 PM   #8
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Wow! New thread......

Bangkok looks full on and chaotic? You sure get around, don't you?

Are you a Man United fan by any chance....?
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Old June 29th, 2014, 11:40 PM   #9
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Nice perspectives!
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Bangkok looks full on and chaotic?
It is chaotic. But there's order in chaos, and once you analysed that, it's an easy city to explore. Even at 40°C!

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Are you a Man United fan by any chance....?
Not at all. I'm not even a big football fan. But there seems to be lots of Man United-fans in Bangkok, and even Liverpool-fans, as we noticed on cars.
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Old June 30th, 2014, 09:03 PM   #10
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At Asok-Petchaburi Pier we take the express boat and sail across Khlong Saen Seap to the old city center:















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you must have enjoyed your trip to this city....for its vibrant lives and the foods too.
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Old July 1st, 2014, 05:35 PM   #13
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We sure did! Love Thai food, simply the best oriental kitchen.
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How exciting! Traveling by water bus, taxi or ferry is such a great way to see a city - from an entirely different perspective....
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Indeed. In the hectic and traffic-congested Bangkok, water boats on canals and on the Chao Phraya River are an essential way to get around. It's a great addidtion to BTS-skytrain, the MRT-metro and City Line/Airport link, which doesn't have service in the historic city center.
We've managed to rent a condo at the crossing of MRT, City Line and Khlong Saen Seap, which made travelling in the heat of this oriental metropolis a lot easier.
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What a fantastic experience it must have been. Nice shots Benonie.
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At Asok-Petchaburi Pier we take the express boat and sail across Khlong Saen Seap to the old city center:
Taking boats in canal or Chaopraya river is good way to escape traffic jam on roads. In old day, canal and river are main transporations . It's pitty that many canals in BKK were filled and become road and some become sewer.


Saen Sap Canal 50 years ago
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Benonie. Please show more pics in BKK.
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Old July 6th, 2014, 07:09 PM   #19
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I will!
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Old July 8th, 2014, 06:14 PM   #20
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