Category: Thailand

Boats in Thailand 2
Thai Boats

In October, I was in Thailand, visiting one of my favorite places, Cape Promthep. I can’t believe how much it’s changed in one year. Tons more construction and heaps more tourists. Regardless, it was amazing running into an old friend and meeting new friends. Revisiting my favorite spots is something I love about travel. While they may not be exactly as you remembered, it’s fun to go eat at your favorite shack and not have to spend days getting acclimated to a new spot. Here are some of my favorite things around the cape:

Thai Floating Market Food Seller
Thai Lady Selling Mango and Sticky Rice Dessert

The alarm goes off at an ungodly hour and I immediately regret going out the previous evening. I am not the world’s biggest fan of early mornings, but The Floating Market closes around noon, so early start it is. “This better be worth it,” I mumble to no one in particular.

There’s no time for

Floating Market Negotiations

I woke up in a daze, wondering what time it was and how long I’d been asleep. After, figuring out it was lunch-time, I ventured out to find the closest down-home food shack to get my first taste of real authentic Thai food in years. With my belly full of Pad Thai Chicken

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