This Grips Me More Than Would a Muddy Old River
Welcome to “One Night in Bangkok” the series. Follow me through Hong Kong and Bangkok while I act as my Rotary Club‘s delegate to the International Convention in Thailand, with posts that are titled from the lyrics of the song “One Night in Bangkok.” If this is your first visit to the series, please click here to begin at the beginning.
Even when the whole thing is being captured on camera and pumped all over the ship for all the world to see.
People from all over The South converged on a boat in the Chao Phraya River for a two-hour tour. After several days being immersed in foreign languages and unfamiliar accents, the whole floating place rang with the cadence of home. Southern. Accents. Everywhere. A lazy hum that melted into the shimmering water as the city slid by.
Our glittery boat.
Rotarians like their free beer super-sized.
The Grand Palace with the big ol’ moon.
Wat Arun, The Temple of Dawn.