Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010

7. Bang Krajao

Want to know what Bangkok may have looked like before the invention of condos or the invasion of 7-Elevens? Tiny motorboats from rickety, unadvertised piers at the end of Narathiwas Road ferry the adventurous to a surprisingly undeveloped heart of green jungle. There, thousands of paths lead through a wet wonderland of stilt houses, sarong-clad elders and fruits that can be plucked from the trees.