Thailand Trip 2011 Summary: 5D4N @ Kanchanaburi, Hua Hin & Bangkok, Thailand
This is a summary of my trip during the short holiday. Detailed posts will be up soon 🙂
Kanchanaburi à Hua Hin à Bangkok
Day 1 (BKK à Kanchanaburi)
We took the earliest flight from LCCT
1# Our tour van that fit 10pax excluding the driver
2# It was still early when we arrived at Bangkok. Had an early lunch at one Chinese-Thai Restaurant
3# Took 3 hours journey to Kanchanaburi and checked-in into River Kwai Hotel (the best hotel in town)
4# Shopped and snack-ed at small town center of Kanchanaburi
5# Err… (have no idea what is this. It has something to do with the left-over-wall after the World Wall 2) and visited to the war cemetery (forgot to take photos = =)
6# Dinner at Taraburee Restaurant. Dinner by the river ♥
7# Best pork Knuckle!!! Glad to have this on our reunion dinner on CNY eve (nian san shi)
8# Night market.
It was a spacious place where merchants place and arrange their goods on the floor.
9# Supper time
10# Street food – Desserts as supper.
Day 2 (Kanchanaburi à Hua Hin)
11# The bridge on the River Kwai
12# The railway that connectsThailand and Burma; built by the empire of Japan during World War 2. Forced labour – Asian labours and allied prisoner of war were used in its construction.
13# River Kwai Park – a place selling goods and souvenirs
14# This beauty is here too.
15# on our way to Hua Hin, drove into Big C supermarket’s food court for lunch.
16# Gong Hei Fatt Choy yaaa…
17# After 2 1/2 hours journey from Kanchanaburi…
Checked-in into Courtyard Marriott at Cha am beach, Hua Hin
854/2 Burirom Road, Cha-am, Hua Hin 76120 Thailand
Get to stay in superbbb room!!! ♥ ♥ ♥
18# It’s the Sun-Sea-Breeze-hugging-time!
19# Was lucky enough to have the opportunity to watch the lion dance.
a lot of ang moh here too
20# Tea time
21# Happy Hour by the beach!
22# Seafood Dinner at Baan Itsara Restaurant, Hua Hin
7 naeb-kehat road hua hin
Tel: 032530574 or 032511673 (Thai phone number)
23# Night market – a must visit for every visitor!
Located close to the clock tower on the other side of petchkasem road.
Day 3 – Hua Hin
24# 6.35am (BKK hour): Sunrise
25# Full english breakfast at John’s J&K restaurant; managed by an English retiree and his wife, K, a Thai lady.
26# Self pampering with foot massage.
27# PlearnWan Hua Hin – an eco vintage village.
This place gotta kill your memory card’s storage!!!
28# and snacking in this place!
29# Big shopping mall in Hua Hin – Hua Hin Market Village.
30# Royal waiting room at Hua Hin’s Railway Station
was built in the reign of King Rama VI in order to welcome the king and his entourage.
31# a happening market place filled with hand made items for sales.
32# Dinner: The Hua Hin Terrace @ Hua Hin Night Market.
Day 4 (Hua Hin à Bangkok)
33# No pretty sunrise today
34# about 2 hours from Hua Hin, the busiest market in the world – Damnoen Saduak Floating Market – canal filled with boats vending vegetables, fruits, snack and daily necessities.
To get here: travel from Bangkok via Thonburi Paktoh Highway to Samut Songkhram Town, follow the sign to Damnoen Saduak (Highway No. 325)
35# Checked- in into Narai Hotel.
Address: 222 Silom Road, Bangrak, Bangkok, 10500 Thailand
36# Platinum Mall – everyone’s heaven (or should I say, ladies?)
37# Platinum Mall’s food court – they have what you want here
38# Dinner @ Chinatown
Another happening area in BKK, jam-packed with tourists all over the world especially from China and Hong Kong.
Day 5: BKK
39# Breakfast in Narai Hotel
40# Naraya – another Heaven for ladies!!!
No. 651 Room A5 & B4, Silom Rd., Silom,
Bangrak, Bangkok 10500
Open daily from 0900 to 2200
A fruitful trip (with my cousin)