I really despise getting reservations, but there are some real good reasons and first is to have a room,
1. To have a bed to sleep in.
2. To have a place to send the bag if the plane loses your bag.
3. To start as a base and then get cheaper rooms.
4. If you arrive in the city between 1400 hours and 400.
Some places like Europe are so short of rooms or they so self centered from a business point of view or self-protective with no free enterprise that you must have a reservation.
I will get on my own page that is part of Hostelworld.com and see if I can book a cheap room, I have become very disappointed in Hostelworld.com because they have rooms in there up to and over 100 dollar and this is not a Hostel, but they still have the cheap ones also, but now a person has to be more careful.
I am working on some accommodation directories of hotels that will have only hotels between:
BACK IN BANGKOK AND READY FOR THE PHILIPPINES
Saturday August 28, 2004 5:54 PM
I am not sure what to say today, as I am somewhat lost as to what to do, and where to go with this, I have been to Bangkok too many times and there is nothing much to say.
I am mostly here to try to put a web cam on Khao San Road, but this project is really starting to drag. I keep thinking I have a clear path, but then I see obstacles; there is nothing simple about making a 24-hour a day web cam, unless you have someone sitting at the machine keeping it running.
My friend told me the other day that I am on the Olympic level when it comes to travel security, which was nice to hear.