Tag: Bangkok

October Summary

October Summary

October is a shit month back in Queensland. It’s a dead zone between the end of the rugby and the start of the cricket. The fishing’s poor and the surf drops off. My weekends would lack context. I’d saunter about in social purgatory, catatonic, moistened in a drool of lethargy. Time itself became viscous. But, …

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Turn Down for Wat: a Quick Tour of Bangkok

Turn Down for Wat: a Quick Tour of Bangkok

In Bangkok, there’s three things you can’t escape: temples, markets, and aggressive lady boys. Cue the Sesame Street ditty: “one of these things is not like-the-others…” The music stops: now, can you guess the odd one out? I spent a few days in the capital and tried to find out. In Thai, the term ‘wat’ …

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