Because this trip was so last minute, we had not booked any accomodation which was a mistake of course. At the airport, we had planned to book one night at some cheap hotel and then get an upgrade with a local travel agent. Somehow, the female salesperson psychoed my friend to book a 2-night stay at this small Inn at the Silom area. Expecting the worse, the twin-room took us by surprise. The room was akin to that of a decent 3 or 4-star hotel save for cramp lift, lobby and the lack of a pool - a must for me on holidays.
The next morning, a Saturday, we headed to where else? - Chatuchat! - the world famous weekend market!Army boots in both canvas and leather material for the casual military wear.
Perhaps I could consider this for the planter area at my new crib.
This is an ice-popsicle machine seen in many Asian countries. I find the simplicity of the process of making ice-popsicles very intriguing. The vendor simply pours the syrup concentrate into individual tubes, places in a wooden stick into each tube and waits for the solution to freeze in the cold tub.
I had to squeeze in between the hoards of female shoppers to get a shot of what I find a very bizarre sight of laced stockings hung up on display.
Meat ball sticks galore!
This teh tarek stall owner put up an interesting show to passers-by by swirling and dancing around in the tight space while pouring the tea from a set of tin cups to another. I could totally enchanted by his performance. And of course, my friend and I ended up buying a cuppa each.
To be continued...