[Day 2 in Bangkok – ‘Live’ report :D]
To get to Chatuchak, take the BTS to Mo Chit station, head out of exit 1 and literally, “follow the crowd” right to Chatuchak Market. 😉
*Keep an eye on your belongings! Police patrol the area but it does not necessarily stop all crime! If you need a map of Chatuchak (and some air-conditioning), head to the police post.
We reached Chatuchak at about 12 noon. And the heat was amazing. I was just sweating buckets! It’s a miracle we didn’t get heatstroke. (Bring a handheld fan if you are coming by Chatuchak)
We were done shopping in about 4 hours’ time. Here are some pictures:
I bought a pair of shades for 39 baht. A ridiculously low price! That’s not even 2 Singapore dollars!
(Above) Big guy cooking a big pan of paella. He was throwing ingredients, such as long beans, into the pan as he was walking away from it. Inevitably, many of them fell to the ground. But it still attracted many tourists.
Hand-painted shoes at 350 baht. I really like colorful stuff. The first pair caught my eye.
Bf bought many shirts on this shopping trip. I didn’t even buy any dresses and shoes!!! Shopping skills gone rusty. Lol.
Then we were off to Terminal 21 next to Asok BTS station.
We had a steamboat dinner at MK Restaurant (level 4 of Terminal 21). The bill came up to 676 baht.
When we got tired from exploring the huge mall, we stopped at a dessert place specializing in matcha desserts for a Matcha Latte Float (110 baht) which was yummy! The vanilla ice cream is really good!
We then walked all the way to Phrom Phong station where a mall – Emporium – was supposed to be. Sadly, it was under renovation. 😦
On the way back to our hotel, we made a detour to Nana Square and had pizza at The Pizza Company cos the place is packed. It’s open till midnight too.
Time for bed… and MBK tomorrow? 😀