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"Crazy Traffic" Bangkok Transportation Tip by Meadows11

Bangkok Transportation: 1,187 reviews and 1,471 photos

I was expecting a culture shock when I arrived in Bangkok. However, this wasn't quite what I had expected! I was ready to be taken aback by the ways of the buddhist monks, the humid weather, or the architecture, but the first thing I was confronted with having left Don Muang International Airport was the crazy driving, overtaking and ruthlessness shown on the Bangkok roads. Fast, scary and kinda fun! I couldn't believe how many times I saw close calls. The oddest thing was the overtaking lane, which served both directions, and it was highly interesting to see the problems this caused. The motorbikes meanwhile just scooted on here, there and everywhere, dodging the traffic, along with the odd tuk-tuk.

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  • Written Apr 19, 2005
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