Day 196
February 27, 2013
The Chao Phraya Tourist Boat offers passengers a convenient hop-on-hop-off ferry service along the Chao Phraya River where, from its front deck, we watch the city floating past before we exit at the palace stop, squeezing through tiny market stalls crowded with morning shoppers, and arriving at the imposing palace walls, where an official-looking man tells us we won’t gain admittance, dressed so scantily. [Read more…]

The Colors of Bangkok


Day 195
February 26, 2013
We book a cycling tour called ‘The Colors of Bangkok’, recommended by Alice and Theo – Days 186 and 187 – which from the description on the Recreational Bangkok Biking website sounds like the perfect way to kick off our time in Thailand: [Read more…]