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Khao San road closed

Posted by on Apr 17, 2012 in All posts, Thailand | 0 comments

‘Khao San road closed today’, was the answer we got from a taxi driver, who really wanted to take us to a shop where he would collect his commission reward for bringing trusting tourists, who symbolize the ever rich and potential customer. After establishing that the road didn’t really close and having agreed on a price, he was finally ready to get us to Khao San road. At least that’s what we thought but after a brief think he insisted on his terms, or the way he put it: ‘One extra stop ok? Still, NO, thank you , Sir! :) In general we find it tiring to play the same game over and over again: Say where you want to go, get a horrendously priced answer, ask for half that sum, compromise somewhere in the middle or not. Hearing...

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