Alex Block

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6 months on the road

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As it exactly 6 months on the road, it’s time for some intermediate results. In the last 6 months: I walked through tree tops and caves, tea plantations and jungles, desert and beaches, kayaked, tubed and cycled I saw dozens of animals in natural habitat and feed giraffe, elephant and one little pig I explored […]

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Day 181: Bangkok: results

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Bangkok blow my mind in the best way! It was my third time here and previous ones were relatively short. This time I explored deeper and what I found and feel was absolutely insane and cool! Bangkok is developing with fantastic speed, each day something changes, it is growing as modern design capital, but still […]

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Day 180: Airplane graveyard

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Bangkok is blowing my mind. On this pic is not another tourist attraction. It’s a real plane, which was once in use. But now it is literally thrown away and lying in a field in Bangkok. When I have heard about this place I couldn’t miss it. Airplane graveyard is located on the outskirts of […]

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Day 179: Throne hall

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Today was another day for some good trendy stuff in Bangkok. I’ll share it separetely. Also I decided to see another tourist attraction I haven’t seen before – Anantara Throne Hall. It is located couple kilometers away from Grand Palace and is very popular attraction. From outside it looks like classical European building with one […]

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Day 178: My @airbnb in Bangkok

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For my stay in Bangkok I choose apartments as I plan to stay here for couple of weeks. U booked literally 3 days in advance for the top dates of Thai New Year and got very good, but little bit more expensive apartments for around 200$/week (not the cheapest for Bangkok, but still very reasonable) […]

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Day 177: Bangkok traffic

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Couple days ago I have read very interesting idea: true bangkokian is the one who can get from one place to another, using all city’s transport the most efficient way. There’s definitely something in this idea as traffic here could be really tough and moving fast between different places could be a great logical quiz. […]

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Day 176: Market tour

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Rule: never miss food while being in Thailand. Markets are the best source of good and cheap foods, which sometimes can be more than just food. To get the most of it today I had a food tour to Bangnamphung Floating market with local expert EatWalkTalkTour. This market is not big tourist attraction, but was […]

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Day 175: Barber, coffee and bar

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Today was good chilling day to explore modern Bangkok. I got my haircut at the trendy barber shop, my coffee was from trendy coffee shop and my evening drinks were from trendy bar! OK, probably bar was not that trendy looking, but it got one of the best drag show I ever seen. I love […]

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Day 174: Ayutthaya

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Ayutthaya is an ancient city, located around 70km away from Bangkok. It is said to be the largest city in the world at 18th century. There is version that Angkor Wat was abandoned after invasion from Ayutthaya. Visiting it as a daytrip from Bangkok is the best idea as there are many transport options from […]

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Day 173: Erawan museum

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Erawan museum is one of that great places in Bangkok, which is not very famous. It is known for it 30 metres hight statue of Erawan, 3 headed elephant. This statue is not empty inside, it houses 3 store religious place, which is partly museum, partly church, temple and Wat. It is dedicated to Siam […]

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