Tags: Bangkok, Thailand, Krunthep, Charoen Khrung Road, Yaowarat, Sam Sen, Ratchawongse, Chinatown, Sampeng, Bami Moo, Bang Lamphoo
Bangkok - Krungtheb
Bangkok is always worth visiting, see the Mae Nam, the "Mother of Water" from the fast running passenger boats plying the river from Nonthaburi to Klongthoey, and invigorate the scents, the mystic of the orient, make a stopover at "Tha Ratchawongse" , visit Yaowarat, enjoy its culinary delights, the bustling China Town with its markets, vendors, Sampeng.
My personal favorite is a side alley of "Charoen Khrung", with one of the best "Bami" Noodles, delicious noodles with slices of pork, served at lunch for 50 cents. Unbeatable taste and real simple, yet unequivalent succulent taste for next to nothing.
The more you visit, the more you will like the city, its traffic jams easily avoidable nowadays with new, modern transport facilities.
Visit " Phahurat", the old Siam, and see how the city looked like 100 years ago....
Enjoy a "Latte" in one of the many "Starbucks", or visit my own personal favorite, O'Brians
at "Thanya Building", BTS "Sala Daeng" station adjacent, ground floor. Free wireless, fast broadband internet as an additional freebie.
Sip the best juice, freshly prepared in front of you at the "Tokyu" in MBK building, BTS "National Stadium", 3 rd floor, " the mixture for a " healthy skin", made of fresh strawberries,
raspberries, blueberries and cranberries. All in deep, purple red, the juice is as excellent as it can be.
Enjoy delicious Vegetarian fare in Sam Sen (near Bang Lumphoo), Thai cooking at its best.
Never before seen Thai Vegetarian Dishes and a cooking school run by the expert owner of this restaurant. The price is reasonable, walk up the distance from "Phra Arthit" boat station and find it, just cross the canal bridge and you will find it on the main street (You can also jump on a bus 53, or 32 and it will take you there. Ask if you cant find it.
Bangkok, a way of life, is always exciting.
Forget the many vice-holes and you will see another, different Bangkok.