We got into Bangkok late last evening. I took a stroll around the hotel and saw some of the things Bangkok/Thailand seems to be known for - transvestite prostitutes, street vendors selling deepfried cockroaches/ants/various bugs, more prostitutes/escort girls and the western men using these female services. We headed out this morning and checked out the National Museum and learnt a bit about Thai history having known nothing beforehand. From there we headed down the road to see the Golden Palace and the Emerald Buddha. Later on by chance, a thai man introduced himself and told us about a government factory outlet gem store which specialized in rubies and sapphires. India is supposed to be pretty good as well but you might end up getting glass if you don't know your gems! I think we're going to hit a few more of the markets before we go back to Hong Kong. ciao!
I'm intrigued as to what the world has to offer. The bizarre, cheesy, breathtaking and absolutely tourist oriented sights are worth pursuing. I don't think I'll ever stop exploring... or travelling. The blog is a quirky take on what unfolds around me. Some entries are factually accurate and others are simply my impressions at the time. I do appreciate comments, corrections and feedback but please do not post a link to your web blog as a correct example of how I should interpret/understand a particular place along my travels.
Travelling next to: Egypt?
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