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January 6, 2004
|Thais use their own rules for translating words into English. The street 'Rajadamri' is pronounced "Ratchadamri" or abbreviated to "Rat'damri." Of course most foreigners can't pronounce words with the appropriate tones anyway so asking for directions can be a hopeless procedure. Furthermore, addresses don't always run consecutively down the street. Forget applying for the mail delivery service in Bangkok.|
Khao San Road - In the bewildering maze of Bangkok you're bound to meet every backpacker in Thailand on this street.
Drive by tattoos.