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A silky, air-conditioned introduction to Bangkok

The Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles is a quiet haven in a humid and chaotic city

27 February 2016

9:00 AM

27 February 2016

9:00 AM

Last time I went to Thailand, there’d been something of a misunderstanding about accommodation, and my friend and I ended up in a dive on Khao San Road. In a grim room with stained mattresses and peeling paint, the thud of beats from the disco made everything vibrate gently. Stalls outside offered fake IDs, tatty souvenirs and novelty edible insects.

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