"Patpong's Bars. Touts lurk..." Bangkok Tourist Trap Tip by StretfordEnd

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Patpong's Bars. Touts lurk outside enticing you in with offers of cheap drinks and live shows. Yes, the beers are cheap, but once inside they will insist you buy a drink for one of the underwear clad young ladies who will inevitably attach herself to you, and refusal seems not to be an option. So, for a bit of peace, you say 'Yeah, Sure', then get a bill for $2 for a beer and $20 for a glass of coke for your new lady friend. So dont go buying loads of beers and drinks for your new found friends, unless your are seriously flush / stupid. And be warned, the live show usually consists of women firing ping pong balls or darts from their nether regions.Although with quite remarkable accuracy, actually.....

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  • Written Sep 8, 2002
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