Got back from Bangkok late last night and all I could do was to download a tonne of pictures off the memory cards. Here is a preview of things that I have done during the rather interesting trip to Thailand from the few snapshots that I hastily processed late last night.

Bangkok Trip 2008 - tuk-tuk
the ubiquitous tuk-tuk

We had our fair share of tuk-tuk experience across town. These little 3 wheelers are everywhere around the city. With total disregard of traffic pattern and sense of speed limitation, it was a ball of fun and excitement. One driver even did a wheely when we were on board! (perhaps due to the weight of Terence & Dree?)

Bangkok Trip 2008 - temples and shrines
the holy temples

We also visited a lot of temples around the city center as well as the outskirts. The particular picture above was captured when I purposely cleared my throat louder than usual, hee-hee.

Bangkok Trip 2008 - diving kids on choo phraya river
the diver on Chao Phraya

At the various piers along Chao Phraya River, you can see kids whose job title are “divers”. Their job is to re-catch creatures (cat fish, frogs, turtles, etc) that were let go into the river by pilgrims to be re-sell at the various stalls along the pier. The kids did not let work gets in the way of having fun.

Bangkok Trip 2008
thai boxing!

Of course, I did a bit of practice on my Muay Thai on a proper rink at Pantip Mall (the King’s Cup competition was on)!

Bangkok Trip 2008
the red light district

What’s a trip to Bangkok without going to the red light district. I have a very good story on some 3 stupid fellas getting conned by a bar owner and a pimp. Stay tuned!

Bangkok Trip 2008
McWorms with a side of insects and the optional fried froggy

Last but not least, how can we forget about food? Weird and wonderful creatures that went into our mouth. I’ve had tomyam, pad Thai, pad see yew, pork dishes, and of course, the fried insects!

Full posts on the trip will be coming to your nearest computer monitor shortly.

KY travels – Bangkok Trip 2008, a Preview
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39 thoughts on “KY travels – Bangkok Trip 2008, a Preview

  • April 8, 2008 at 11:56 am
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    worms and frog must have made you strong!

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  • April 8, 2008 at 12:00 pm
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    the last pic is gross. I ain’t touching all that when I fly end of this month to bangkok!

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  • April 8, 2008 at 12:07 pm
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    hehe had you been ‘slaughtered’ by tut-tut driver? I mean the fare..

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  • April 8, 2008 at 12:37 pm
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    eeek… yeow… my god… wonder what are under the nutrition details of a mac worm -_-

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  • April 8, 2008 at 12:39 pm
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    Reta,
    But you have to experience all that Bangkok has to offer! 😛

    aidan,
    Hahahha, not by tuk-tuk drivers.

    sheryl,
    Soon, soon. Tired…

    nik,
    Hahaha, I have no idea. Who would be on a diet going into a trip?

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  • April 8, 2008 at 1:52 pm
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    yer mc worms.. got mc frog some more and mc hopper. X_X

    i just had lunch and i can feel my lunch at my throat bah.

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  • April 8, 2008 at 2:01 pm
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    Yer the frog super creepy O___________O

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  • April 8, 2008 at 2:58 pm
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    Yatz,
    Best!

    mIcheLLe,
    Don’t waste food ok! 😀

    skyler,
    Hahaha, it’s niceee

    angel101,
    Eyes are nice ma. :/

    David,
    Not bad at all! 😀

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  • April 8, 2008 at 4:36 pm
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    joshuaongys,
    Last one best right? 😛

    Mei,
    If you don’t like them, eat them! 😀

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  • April 8, 2008 at 6:02 pm
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    OMG.KY, you purposely arranged the bugs to look like they are all waiting to jump onto the worms isit?? Haha.

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  • April 8, 2008 at 6:37 pm
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    walau….when i go to there, i see those insects also make me no appetite to eat. I wanna tried the worms but dun dare.

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  • April 8, 2008 at 7:22 pm
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    Pass me the MacBucket!!! Bleuch!!!! :-)ooooo>

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  • April 8, 2008 at 8:13 pm
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    my god. those real ?. the worms

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  • April 8, 2008 at 11:57 pm
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    twosuperheroes,
    Nice ma wasn’t it? 😛

    vialentino,
    Do it next time!

    Dabido,
    Hahaha, weak!

    Genova,
    Yes they were real. 🙂

    sz,
    Ahh, I shall try that next time!

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  • April 9, 2008 at 12:11 am
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    those bugs were munching macD’s PORK burger…fucking awesome !

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  • April 9, 2008 at 1:11 am
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    Nice pix on the diver boy. Interesting trip you have. Waiting for your photo gallery.

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  • April 9, 2008 at 9:10 am
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    ewww. That burger is grose. Looking forward to red light district report.

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  • April 9, 2008 at 9:33 am
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    Terenceg,
    That’s right! 😀

    Alvin,
    Thanks, would update soon. 🙂

    Jeff,
    Hahaha, that’s where we got conned :/

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  • April 9, 2008 at 12:46 pm
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    more pics..please. i will b back to read abt yr travels. thanks!

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  • April 9, 2008 at 1:45 pm
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    Everything’s so nice except.. the MCWORMS!! that’s just soooo disgusting.

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  • April 9, 2008 at 5:41 pm
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    EEEUUUGGGHHHH!!!!!! So wa-tat!!! Talking about the frog and praying-mantis-lookalike there! Eugh!!! Gawd, really wanna go puke now….

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  • April 9, 2008 at 6:08 pm
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    Bengbeng,
    Soon, soon! 😀

    JuLJuL,
    Hahahha, that’s the best part isn’t it? 😉

    marsha,
    look alike? they are frog & praying mantis! 😀

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  • April 9, 2008 at 6:36 pm
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    my humble opinion…. the burger looks like gonna taste more worst than the cacing….

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  • April 9, 2008 at 7:24 pm
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    aeroplane1234,
    Pork burger always tastes good! 😀

    FA,
    Thanks! 😉

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  • April 9, 2008 at 10:37 pm
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    EH ENOUGH WITH THE PREVIEW AND UPDATE ALREADY

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  • April 10, 2008 at 1:03 am
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    skyler,
    Ok okkkk coming!

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  • June 10, 2008 at 8:58 pm
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    KY, your experience in bkk was an eye opener to me especially patpong, phew!
    any advise for a good budget place to stay perhaps something like guest house?

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  • June 10, 2008 at 11:46 pm
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    shirley,
    Glad to be of service!
    I’m not sure about guest houses, but I think lonely planet would be a good guide for that 😉

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