I've been back in Bangkok for the past couple of days getting ready for the final leg of my trip which is to Myanmar. It's been 3 years and 3 tries to get there since my first attempt, and the time is finally here! I had to get some US dollars as there are no ATM's, no credit cards, and no travelers cheques accepted! Plus, you can't have bills with certain serial numbers because they are afraid they may be counterfeit, and they can't be torn smudged or even fol...
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I'm now in the thick of thinks in Bangkok. It's been six years since I've been here, but I got off the bus and remembered exactly where to walk to get to my hotel. Some things have changed on Khoa San road, though. It's not the out-of-control place of old with scantily-clad girls serving drinks from the roofs of vans and drunken foreigners splayed out on the sidewalk in the early morning hours without their shoes. There seems the be far fewer people and it's ver...