The Shanghai Inn [Review]
Bangkok itself reminded me of a somewhat rundown futuristic city.
I walked a little, and I had a tour in a tuk-tuk, a type of motorized
cart that is common in the streets of Bangkok, probably best suited
to people who are not extremely tall. I saw ornate temples and at
night a lot of neon, streets thronged with people, many who were
eating (but very thin).
The Shanghai Inn is located in Chinatown. One night in Chinatown
near the hotel, I had the hottest Chinese food I have ever tasted.
After I went through 5 serviettes blowing my nose, I had to stop.
The hotel would be a perfect spot for a romantic rendezvous. The
room itself and the hotel lounge areas were quite picturesque. While
I was there, a camera crew filmed (and photographed) both the hotel
and the streets nearby, perhaps in an attempt to capture its romantic
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