As I mentioned in my post last night, we spent a day in downtown Bangkok on Saturday. Following are some pictures taken along the river and the canals. We bought a tour in a colorful little boat for 1,600 baht ($48). We probably badly overpaid but don’t really know when we are being taken advantage of. We got to see very interesting sights along the canals–a very different way of life. We also stopped at a small floating market where food is sold from little boats. I think my most salient impression of Thailand so far is how everyone is always eating. In the malls, along the streets—everywhere, in fact, there are people cooking and people eating. I would think that no one eats at home but the grocery store in the big mall is full of food.
That’s it for today, Bonnie