We had become lazy. The heat was wearing us down these days. Lethargy and routine were our means of fighting it. We were hanging out on our mattresses under a ceiling fan, reading and drinking warm water. Then we were hanging out in rattan chairs in the rooftop bar of our guesthouse, reading and drinking cold beer. It was nice to be in a country where, in contrast to Thailand, you could drink cheaply again. And at 40°C and 50 Cent for a cold draft in a bar where there is a fresh breeze every now and then – who are we to argue it’s too early for drinking? Read the rest of this entry »
Thailand has been the first stop on the Sagesex World Tour 2010 and we’ve been here for about five weeks. In a few hours we’ll be in Cambodia. Although it’s supposed to be very wise to renounce judgement as much as possible, we think it’s time to sum up a few subjective observations according to some totally subjective criteria. Whether you think about traveling here, have been here before and want to laugh at the way we misunderstand the world, or simply want to find out more about a fascinating culture – welcome to the great sagesex travel review Thailand part 1.
1. A true classic: Mistakenly approach a lady boy (when you’re actually into girls)
2. Your flip-flops die an early death and you wonder if that’s a rat rushing over your feet while you steal WiFi in a dark Bangkok alley (talk about reader service!) – but luckily it’s just a cockroach!
Maybe it was a portent that this cute girl I approached in the park this afternoon turned out to be a ladyboy. Damn! Still, right on time for curfew at about two we start our journey into Bangkok’s nightlife.