It’s been an interesting couple of days – bad news and cool stuff at the same time – good old life yin & yang.
Friday night was cool – I worked kinda late on friday night but managed to grab a drink with Jeab and Nick at Y50 on Thonglo 21 – the place was packed but we managed to get a seat and drink until 4am – interesting because everywhere in Bangkok is meant to close at 1am (it’s the law). We even got to have a shot of Tequila in there!
On the way home 2 policeman got off the one motorcycle (i am sure you’d never see that in the west) and pulled us up – asked for id, gave us a grope, and asked if we had any drugs. Nick was laughing the whole time – i was a little more spun out by the scenario after the tequila. Luckily we werent transporting any drugs so the cops couldn’t make a little earner off us, so they buggered off.
Saturday night I went with Salvo, Ben & Jeab to Khaosan road – tourist central. I’ve been meaning to check it out since I arrived here but have never managed to get there. Anyway, it’s a pretty cool place – lots of bars and cheap food, and so many foreigners.
Sunday I went with the guys to JJ market again – got some clothes and a cheap powerboard – which I hope isn’t going to cause an electrical fire and burn down my new apartment. This time I managed to take take the HD camera along with charged batteries. I’ll get a clip up soon. The markets really are amazing – they are huge and have so many types of things to buy and food to eat.
Yesterday (monday) I went with Finito to our booth at the Bangkok Film Market (or something like that) that is running alongside the Bangkok International Film Festival.
Not a whole lot to say about it, except one booth had some wicked props: