My Pride, My Thai part 39: Final memories of Bangkok


During this trip, I’ve made so many increadible memories to live on for the rest of my life. But while you think this would be sufficient in this lifetime, it’s just the beginning. Even after living in Thailand, and in South East Aisa, there is still so much more to experience and so many more interesting people to meet. I can’t wait to get back again - to both revisit old friends and to make new friends. I know, it won’t be too long before I return back to Thailand. 


To read: My Pride, My Thai part 1: The Preparation (opens in a new tab). 

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 2: The flight (opens in a new tab). 

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 3: The arrival (opens in a new tab). 

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 4: The first morning (opens in a new tab). 

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 5: Big C (opens in a new tab). 

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 6: Bangkok (opens in a new tab).  

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 7: 200 THB to heaven (opens in a new tab).

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 8: Bangkok - Ubon Ratchathani (opens in a new tab). 

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 9: Being a celebrity in Thailand (opens in a new tab). 

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 10: From Sisakhet to Sakon Nakhon (opens in a new tab). 

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 11: Sakon Nakhon (opens in a new  tab).

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 11-B: Coffee Love at Sakon Nakhon (opens in a new tab).

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 12: The long drive to see the King (opens in a new tab). 

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 13: Hua Hin Inbox (opens in a new window).

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 14: Returning to Kanchanaburi (opens in a new tab). 

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 15: The luxurious resort (opens in a new tab). 

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 16: LiT Bangkok Hotel (opens in a new tab). 

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 17: Nearing the end (opens in a new tab). 

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 18: Departure for Norway (opens in a new tab). 

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 19: The two forgotten hotels (opens in a new tab). 

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 20: Back to work again… (opens in a new tab).

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 21: The new dawn starts right here (opens in a new tab).

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 22: The homecoming (opens in a new tab).

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 23: A world away (opens in a new tab). 

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 24: Hello sir… (opens in a new tab). 

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 25: Prachuap Khiri Khan - Hua Hin (opens in a new tab).

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 26: Hua Hin - Bangkok via Had Chao Sam Ran beach (opens in a new tab). 

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 27: Coffee’s Love at Petchaburi (opens in a new tab). 

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 28: Ayutthaya (opens in a new tab). 

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 29: Returning to Sakon Nakhon again! (opens in a new tab). 

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 30: The very odd resort experience (opens in a new tab). 

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 31: How spicy do you like it? (opens in a new tab). 

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 32: Hua Chang Heritage Hotel (opens in a new tab). 

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 33: Kanchanaburi (opens in a new tab).

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 34: Km38 (opens in a new  tab).

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 35: Not for sale (opens in a new tab). 

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 36: Chatrium Riverside (opens in a new tab). 

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 37: Bangkok by night (opens in a new tab).

To read: My Pride, My Thai part 38: Baiyoke Sky (opens in a new tab).


From the best moments, I can never forget the riverboat Captain by the name Chatri, which I got to spend some time with during my visit. An impromptu meeting turned out to become an almost unbelievable experience for me, and a full day out on the river. I really got to feel, and see how it is like to be a captain on the River of Kings, and I even got to try out my boat handling skills there as well. I have nothing but admiration and gratitude to Captain Chatri. I hope that I some day can repay your favour and your time. 


Working in Thailand, I have to admit that these "jobs" in Thailand looks way more exotic in writing, than in reality. I have been extremely fortunate to get a feel of that during my time as a PR Manager in Bangkok. Imagine, if I was still working that job, or any other job - how different my life would be when compared to my current situation. For better or worse, life takes it turns and twists like branches on a fruitfull tree. In the end, they are all valuable and educational experiences I would not want to be without. 


Then there was the friendly taxi driver from Pichit which I most likely will never see again. What was supposed to be a short taxi ride turned out to a streetside spicy dinner at Pratunam, and a long chat about life, tourism and life experiences. 


Then we must not forget the man which was not too much man anyway. That is a story for another time. Life in Bangkok is definately like the grocery store vegetable corner… fruits and vegetables mixed with all kinds of salads. Together, they are completely unedible but independently, they are a great laugh. 


Then there was the sad thing about many people’s lives in Bangkok, their obsession with mobile phones and social media. Never before in my life have I seen more people walking with their noses so deep into their mobile devices. They appear to be so disconnected with what is going on around them that they many times most definately are missing out on the real world happening around them. 


The below images are some random images from my final moments in Bangkok, with no particular order. They are just impressions of a most successful holiday time in Thailand.  I really can’t wait to return again! 









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