Traveling to the Far East is always an unpredictable journey of discovering the country and your own self. This time, I decided to visit Bangkok, Thailand.
Met with a cloudy sky, high waves and beautiful sky scrapers, I would describe it as the city of contrasts. For a minute you think that you are in NYC, but as you approach closer you see the majestic mountains rising above the manmade LEGOLAND. Its beauty and power are simply indescribable.
What really fascinated me during this trip was the floating market of Bangkok. It takes you back into centuries when people were establishing the trade, selling items to maintain their living and discovering the world. That is exactly how I felt when I stepped into the little boat that tours the floating market.
Unnecessary to say, the food tasted delicious, and the variety of items would satisfy any foodie. Also, the experience in itself is just unforgettable. You see faces all in wrinkles and poor clothes, but you also see happiness and kindness as children help their parents to sell their food, running around the dock and singing songs.
Time stops at the floating market of Bangkok. The evolution of technology and fast pace of the city are completely abandoned here. You are just the guest and the observer of their lifestyle and pace, and much can be learned. After all, what really matters in life is happiness within yourself…. That’s what I gained from my trip to magical Bangkok.