Some caffeine before we take our red-eye to Taiwan
Getting settled in for a 13 hour flight across the Pacific
Chinese food at 6am at the Taipei airport
Finding a taxi when we land in Bangkok
Once we're off the toll-way, traffic snarls to a crawl
Some prime real estate, just feet from the railway
Lobby at the Westin
Bamboo decorations inside the Westin lobby
The bar at the Westin hotel
View from the Westin bar. We can see the Asok skytrain station
Ronald McDonald teaches me how to do the traditional Thai greeting, the wai
Nana skytrain station
A Starbucks on every corner, feels just like home.
There is no consistent architectural theme to the city of Bangkok
There are street vendors everywhere, selling everything from electronics to souvenirs to counterfeit products
Time for some food... here they have giant shrimp on the pizza.
Colonel Sanders does the traditional western greeting, the handshake
Dogs and people on the railroad tracks. We must be in a third world country.
There are little shrines to buddhah everywhere.
Traffic on the street doesn't move but the skytrain above zips right along.
Some interesting artwork in front of the Intercontinental hotel
Another shrine, but this time not for Buddhah
The skytrain costs about from 25 cents to 50 cents but that is too expensive so most people take the slow busses that have no airconditiong
Busses in Bangkok come in all shapes and colors, but they all look equally uncomfortable
Gap riding the escalator in the mall
The streets are colorful with cabs and billboards
Fred on a pedestrian bridge in Bangkok