Sunday, February 4, 2007

Chatuchak Market and Flight Home

Our last day was crazy long. We got up at 5 pm LA time (8 am Bangkok time) and shopped at the Bangkok Chatuchak Market.

Anja was on the hunt for beads. Thus far she had struck out finding any cheap real stone beads. We looked in Chiang Mai but all the prices were close to the states. The guy at Railey who taught her a necklace pattern said this was the spot. Anja spent close to $100 on beads, but the prices were about 50% less than eBay.

The market was not as touristy as the Night Bazaar in Chiang Mai, but we did see the Thailand Tourist Police there. We asked an officer if we could take a picture, and she said sure. Then she said the young guys behind her were on a class trip to the market, and she asked if they could take a picture with us.

At 2 am LA time (5 pm Bangkok time) we boarded the plane for the first leg of our trip home. Luckily the return trip was a bit faster with a 3.5 hour flight and a 12 hr flight (instead of 3.5 and 16.5). Our flight back went smoothly except that Ken suffered a bit of food poisoning. We landed at 6 pm and Paul Lopez picked us up from the airport. After a visit to In n Out we got home at 9 pm.


piggy said...

More about Thailand trip,
cheap and enjoy


gaurav said...

Yup its true sometimes in thailand, we have to be little over concerned about their circumstantial factor which could become worse after any political issue. so whenever planning for trip to Thailand ,make sure nothing is being in air bit hazy and against peace of this beautiful place.

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If i travel in be safe to go there? Because my family have a plan to go that place for vacation...

Ooze said...

during salary day I always go and shop to this market. Thanks for sharing your blog.

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