The Thailand Escapade

Tripoto
2nd Sep 2018
Photo of The Thailand Escapade by The VagabonG
Day 1

Land at Bangkok, take bus to Pattaya, reach Pattaya by 6 p.m.

Reach Pattaya. Airport Bus to Pattaya costs around 300 baht

Last stop is the nearest to Jomtien Beach. Took a baht bus(shuttle service, 10 baht per head) to our hotel, The Now Hotel

Photo of The Now Hotel Jomtien, Jomtiensaineung Road, ตำบล หนอง, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri, Thailand by The VagabonG
Photo of Jomtien Night Market, Na Chom Thian, Sattahip District, Chon Buri, Thailand by The VagabonG
Photo of Jomtien Night Market, Na Chom Thian, Sattahip District, Chon Buri, Thailand by The VagabonG
Photo of Jomtien Night Market, Na Chom Thian, Sattahip District, Chon Buri, Thailand by The VagabonG
Photo of Jomtien Night Market, Na Chom Thian, Sattahip District, Chon Buri, Thailand by The VagabonG
Photo of Jomtien Night Market, Na Chom Thian, Sattahip District, Chon Buri, Thailand by The VagabonG
Photo of Jomtien Night Market, Na Chom Thian, Sattahip District, Chon Buri, Thailand by The VagabonG

Tried to drink from the largest jar of cocktail.

Day 2

Scuba Diving with Mermaid scuba center.. 4000 baht for DSD program (For starters and first timers)

Next Stop, Pattaya Tiger Park, 1000 baht for medium sized Tigers. Yes you can go inside their enclosure and touch them.. of course they are harmless and not drugged.. In fact quite playful.

Photo of Tiger Park - Pattaya, Pattaya City, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri, Thailand by The VagabonG
Photo of Tiger Park - Pattaya, Pattaya City, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri, Thailand by The VagabonG
Photo of Tiger Park - Pattaya, Pattaya City, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri, Thailand by The VagabonG
Photo of Tiger Park - Pattaya, Pattaya City, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri, Thailand by The VagabonG

After that Our next visit was to Pattaya Walking Street. You can go for a normal Thai massage for 150 Baht. Walk around, enjoy the lively ambiance.

Photo of Pattaya Walking Street, Walking Street, Pattaya City, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri, Thailand by The VagabonG

Walking Street Pattaya

Photo of Pattaya Walking Street, Walking Street, Pattaya City, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri, Thailand by The VagabonG
Day 3

Next Day, It's time to head for Bangkok

Took a taxi from the Hotel, straight to Bangkok, Chinatown,Hotel Miramar.

Freshened up on reaching hotel and then headed towards Wat Arun.

Photo of Wat Arun Ratchawararam (Temple of Dawn), Thanon Wang Doem, Wat Arun, Bangkok Yai, Bangkok, Thailand by The VagabonG
Photo of Wat Arun Ratchawararam (Temple of Dawn), Thanon Wang Doem, Wat Arun, Bangkok Yai, Bangkok, Thailand by The VagabonG
Photo of Wat Arun Ratchawararam (Temple of Dawn), Thanon Wang Doem, Wat Arun, Bangkok Yai, Bangkok, Thailand by The VagabonG
Photo of Wat Arun Ratchawararam (Temple of Dawn), Thanon Wang Doem, Wat Arun, Bangkok Yai, Bangkok, Thailand by The VagabonG
Photo of Wat Arun Ratchawararam (Temple of Dawn), Thanon Wang Doem, Wat Arun, Bangkok Yai, Bangkok, Thailand by The VagabonG
Photo of Wat Arun Ratchawararam (Temple of Dawn), Thanon Wang Doem, Wat Arun, Bangkok Yai, Bangkok, Thailand by The VagabonG

Wat Arun from the Ferry while crossing the river

Photo of Wat Arun Ratchawararam (Temple of Dawn), Thanon Wang Doem, Wat Arun, Bangkok Yai, Bangkok, Thailand by The VagabonG

Next, we headed towards the Temple of Reclining Buddha.

Photo of Wat Pho, Sanam Chai Road, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok, Thailand by The VagabonG
Photo of Wat Pho, Sanam Chai Road, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok, Thailand by The VagabonG
Photo of Wat Pho, Sanam Chai Road, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok, Thailand by The VagabonG

Finally headed towards Chinatown for a sumptuous dinner.

Lobster, 800 gm for 1200 Baht

Photo of China Town, Yaowarat Road, Samphanthawong, Bangkok, Thailand by The VagabonG

Red Snapper Grilled, 600 Baht

Photo of China Town, Yaowarat Road, Samphanthawong, Bangkok, Thailand by The VagabonG
Photo of China Town, Yaowarat Road, Samphanthawong, Bangkok, Thailand by The VagabonG

Lobster steamed and grilled with garlic Butter and lemon

Photo of China Town, Yaowarat Road, Samphanthawong, Bangkok, Thailand by The VagabonG
Day 4

Next Day, we had limited time and lots to explore in Bangkok. So we started with Grand Palace and Temple of Emerald Buddha.. 500 Baht per head for entry.

Photo of The Grand Palace, Na Phra Lan Road, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok, Thailand by The VagabonG
Photo of The Grand Palace, Na Phra Lan Road, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok, Thailand by The VagabonG
Photo of The Grand Palace, Na Phra Lan Road, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok, Thailand by The VagabonG

Next we did a boat ride in Chao Phraya River

Photo of Chao Phraya River, Thailand by The VagabonG
Photo of Chao Phraya River, Thailand by The VagabonG
Photo of Chao Phraya River, Thailand by The VagabonG

It was lunch time so headed towards Tai He Xuan for an authentic Chinese buffet Lunch for 399 baht

Photo of Tai-He-Xuan, Thong Lo 20 Alley, คลองตันเหนือ วัฒนา Bangkok, Thailand by The VagabonG
Photo of Tai-He-Xuan, Thong Lo 20 Alley, คลองตันเหนือ วัฒนา Bangkok, Thailand by The VagabonG

After Lunch, we headed towards Pratunam market for shopping, took a ride in the city ferry service.

Next we headed towards Rotfai Market, for more shopping and some good street food

Photo of Ratchada Rot Fai Train Night Market, Ratchadaphisek Road, Din Daeng, Bangkok, Thailand by The VagabonG
Photo of Ratchada Rot Fai Train Night Market, Ratchadaphisek Road, Din Daeng, Bangkok, Thailand by The VagabonG
Photo of Ratchada Rot Fai Train Night Market, Ratchadaphisek Road, Din Daeng, Bangkok, Thailand by The VagabonG

Oysters and Scallops grilled with cheese

Photo of Ratchada Rot Fai Train Night Market, Ratchadaphisek Road, Din Daeng, Bangkok, Thailand by The VagabonG
Day 5

Next Day, after breakfast. We took a taxi and headed towards the Airport. Back to where we started from, Our home.

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