To start I went to the park at Lumphini. It’s a great exercise spot – running tracks are marked with distances, and they have a small fitness equipment area with a drinking fountain. I did find some gyms but they don’t do day entry, so this is a good option. Around the outside there are food stalls so I had some sugar toast and a boiled egg.
Not having much time I took a tuk-tuk to the National Museum. I bargained hard, and then he dropped me 400m from the museum entry. Hmm. The museum itself has a good chronological section. The other parts are just rooms full of random crap, except this:
After that I went sightseeing
After that I went to the Chatuchak Market – it is as big as they say.
It’s a good place to go if you like ‘designer’ t-shirts, or have a passing fancy for some furniture. There’s a large pet section if you want a stupid dog or some sugar gliders or hedgehogs. But I found
Clothes, badges, keyrings, t-shirts, bags, webbing, paracord, helmets, torches, goggles, fasteners – SO GOOD!!!!
I bought a badge for $4.