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Christmas in Bangkok

Posted by NYTim on 13/10/2012 at 13:30

We arrive Christmas Eve,, me and two adult sons, adult in years only-- 21 and 29. What should we not miss at that time of the year?


#1 NYTim has been a member since 11/9/2009. Posts: 106

Posted by captainbkk on 14/10/2012 at 07:30

THis is a Buddist country and thus, to the utter surprise of many a first-time westerner, its a normal working/schoolday.
Sure-those big shoppingcentres will lay on all the usual OZ/US style songs and glitter. Thai like to make endless picturs of all their family and friends of the giant plastic trees and ''santa''s'' installed at convenient places in such centres. ALL better hotels aiming at westerners put on expensive US-style dinners ''with all the trmmings'' conveneniently also forgetting that many a European is also totally unfamilair with that type of food (did you know Czechs eat carp=fish then and keep it in the bathtub?
as you are labelled as masseuse, i would say: a proper massage to relieve from that jetlag.

#2 captainbkk has been a member since 16/2/2012. Posts: 472

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