Thursday, April 26, 2012

Bangkok 2012

Once again, I'm back in Bangkok and this time, we get to visit more touristy places so remain seated and don't go elsewhere!

Departing from Singapore Changi Airport

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Having our "Ya-Kun" + "Superdog" combo breakfast

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Getting ready to board Jetstar. (Yucks. Remind me of my Final Year Project. Shall show you guys the video someday)

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I'm bringing my bro's sexy back~

YAY! Arrived at BANGKOK

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Queuing up for Song (means 2 in Thai) Taxis

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Most common color for their taxi, PINK! Good Choice.

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My sis found this sign on their cab. Understand what they are trying to say? Well, I don't.

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Managed to stay awake during the ride to our hotel. Guess that I'm all pumped up for shopping!

Our favorite hotel so far, Amari Watergate

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Our luggage may seem 'harmless' but they are capable of carrying 10kg heavy of loots

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Everybody's favorite wholesale shopping mall, Platinum Mall!

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Lunching at Platinum Mall's food court

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Famished sister. [Gulps down noodles and soup]

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Thailand's Guava. Sweet as ever.

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Shopping Spree starts NOW
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Yea. We bought this

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Be spoilt for choice

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Me happily hugging my bags of 'Goods'

Dinner at Chinatown

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The famous T&K Seafood. Read lots of good reviews about it and here we are!

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Really hot environment but we were there for the good food so, tolerate!!

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Looks like those 'prawning' prawns. Agree? Well, these were much fatter lah.

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Fish is a must!

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Did not have the patience to wait and take pictures of all the food.

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Gobbling down every last single bit

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And as for dessert, we just went to the shop beside T&K and ordered BIRD NEST! :)

This was the schedule for the first day. Shopped for 3 hours (which obviously, was not enough) at platinum and bought the famous pork floss from Chinatown. A short day for us because we had to wake up at like 530AM for the second day! Gonna travel out to Kanchanaburi! Yay!! An exciting excursion! Haven't use this word (excursion) since Secondary school. Haha! Random...
Hey! Wait a minute... You guys got no idea where Kanchanaburi is right?! Whooo~ That's a good sign BECAUSE I will be visiting some of the famous tourist spots!

Ahhh!! Okay okay, I cannot take it anymore. I was about to end this entry and create a new one but seriously, this entry is way too SHORT. I'm just going to continue till I'm satisfied with the length yea? You guys, lucky fellows leh. :)

Our Road Trip to Kanchanaburi

We, or should I say my brother and Edmund... (Must give them some credits) found a company that provides a tour guide and minibus for the entire day so that they could bring us to places that we (bro & Edmund) have suggested. Very convenient when the weather was BURNING HOT. 40degrees leh! No joke.

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Toilet break at some random gas station

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My brother was like, "Oooh~ Got the rural feel eh!". What do you think?

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Our VIP private bus

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Alamak. Where's the other half of my face?

First Destination: Maeklong Railway Market

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The way they position those bunch of bananas looked like they can be worn on your head...

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Aw~ so cute! Always misses our very own BAOBAO when we are traveling. Even if it is a 5 days trip.

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Kopitiam Coffee. Hard to find in Bangkok shopping malls.

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Lunch at this particular food stall. Have to try their local food no matter what.

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Our tour guide bought some fruits for us to try. Nice right?

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Rambutan and Mangosteen.

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Some freezing drinks to quench our thirst and cool our body down

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Mine was Ice Milk Tea. Didn't expect it to be SO NICE!!

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No flavoring at all so it's super plain/tasteless.

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You got to add them in yourself. Self-service ah!

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Continue walking towards...

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The Railway Market! A complete fresh market held on a railway track. Yes. Lots of tourists trying to get a shot of the unique market.

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Just before the train comes in, all the vendors would fold down the awnings of their stalls, pull back the tables to allow just enough space for the train to pass.

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Everybody had to get out of the train's way unless you don't wanna be safe, and, sound-ou-ou-ou-ound~

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And once the train passes, everybody, back to business!

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Waiting for our minibus to pick us up. We were all melting away...

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Spotted this colorful small little theme park near the railway market.

To Be Continued...

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17 comments:

  1. Woah!! looks awesome! thinking of going on a short trip as well, but the number of annual leave is limiting my plans :/

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    1. Ohman! Maybe you can plan a 3days Bangkok trip? There's stuff for guys to shop too plus the food are... YUMMZZZZ

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  2. Possible to share on the name of the tour company please? Thanks thanks!

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    1. This is the tour company website: http://www.thaitourguide.com/
      But I heard that tour with tongs is better! :)

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  3. Hi, can I ask how much it cost for the tour that you took with Thai tour guide? I checked the prices with tour with tour is quite x.
    Thank you

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    1. The more people you sign up for, the cheaper it is. We are a group of 7 and thus, we paid 1,986 THB per person.

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