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Posts Tagged "chinatown"

Street food in Bangkok soon banned?

Street food in Bangkok soon banned?

First of all. I’m all for development and enhancement of cities and neighborhoods. But in my world, Bangkok is moving in the wrong direction on a few levels. Old classic housing areas and projects are taken down for new skyscrapers and shopping malls (seriously, many of the malls we have are empty). A few years back the authorities started to…

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New book out

New book out

Finally the book “Bangkok – 10 vandringar och utflykter” was released. It is all in Swedish, but hopefully there will be an English version as well. The book is about 10 walks and day trips in Bangkok.  It is an excellent book to complement any regular tourist book. Seasoned journalist and author Bertil Lintner has been living in Thailand since…

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Pak Klong Talat upgrade

Pak Klong Talat upgrade

The classic flower and vegetable market in Bangkok, Pak Klong Talat, is currently undergoing a 400-million-baht renovation and upgrade to become a modern flower market and a tourist attraction. The market will have a 300-metre walkway facing the Chao Phraya River as a new tourist attraction, similar to Asiatique the Riverfront on Charoenkrung Road. There will be jewellery shops, tailors,…

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Pak Klong Talat in Bangkok part 1

Pak Klong Talat in Bangkok part 1

Pak Klong Talad is the most lively and atmospheric wholesale fresh produce market in Bangkok. Vegetables and fruits are sold 24 hours day. The market is busiest in the morning, but is worth a visit any time of the day. There are several various sections on both sides of the Chakphet Road. Pak Klong Talad is one of my favorite…

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Bangkok walk

Bangkok walk

It has been really busy lately. Good of course. But it was good to get some relaxing time with my good friend Janne and his girlfriend Judith when they arrived in Bangkok. Yesterday we talk a five hour walk through various areas in Bangkok. It was great to see the street life, markets, food stalls, and especially the hectic life…

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Instagram pictures from January, 2013

Instagram pictures from January, 2013

Below are a few selected I-phone pictures edited in various apps and the uploaded to Instagram during January 2013. It is a fun and interesting way to work I think. I’m exploring the limits and opportunities with the apps, and I’m always looking for new apps to try. Let me know if you have any recommendations. My first flight with…

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The year of the water snake

The year of the water snake

Today it is Chinese New Year. We are entering the year of the water snake. The snake has traditionally been seen as a symbol of wisdom, wealth and longevity, but is considered less auspicious than other animals in the 12-year Chinese Zodiac such as the dragon. It is said to bestow mystery, intelligence and beauty on those born in a…

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