I will trade my blistering hot motorbike rides in for the BTS anyday!
No kidding. Bangkok mass transit is the nuts. Today I woke up, decided I wanted to go buy all my friends lame gifts from MBK/Siam Center/whatever (which I walked around and didn't hardly buy anything). So I wake up, walk to a corner, get a fruit shake for breakfast, walk about 1/4 a mile to the water taxi (THE NUTS btw), ride it for like 25 cents to the Skytrain, ride that for 75 cents to the mall, and go shopping. Across the whole town for a dollar and it was even fun. The water taxi kicks ass and so does the skytrain.
I'm leaving Thailand tomorrow and I know I am going to miss
1) walking under 1/4 mile to eat freshly prepared food at anytime
2) not ever needing to drive somewhere
3) everything being cheap
honestly, I can't describe how awesome it is to be able to walk out your door and walk 1/4 mile to get freshly prepared food from the street vendors for a dollar. I'm going to miss this so much.
I wish I could find an awesome job and live here instead of America for a couple of years
Not knowing much about where the awesome places to live in Bangkok are, if I was rich and looking for a place to live I'd get one of those sick looking apts/condos on the riverfront near a water taxi station. They have some ridic looking high rises