Big deal, you say? Women give birth aaaaall the time, that’s true, but this particular one was just walking along Sukhumvit 71 when she suddenly went into labor~!! People around helped her give birth right in front of the Jusco Supermarket before paramedics arrive. Coincidentally, the street birth was witnessed by a foreign journalist:
A chaotic English class in Prakanong (Sukhumvit 71) area~!!
Atmospheric clip of the Muslim area in Prakanong (around Sukhumvit 71).
Before many of Bangkok’s canals were filled-up to make roads, the capital city was called “The Venice of Asia”. This canal around the Prakanong area (Sukhumvit 71) shows how getting on a boat can get you pretty much anywhere – temples, residential areas, markets. Along the way, you’ll also see traditional wooden Thai-style houses, modern high rises, rickety shacks, and green… so much green…
You can buy ANYTHING in Prakanong (the area around Sukhumvit 71) because it has EVERYTHING~!!
The Nepali community in Bangkok celebrated its annual Kirat Chumlung in Sukhumvit 71 with stage performances. Here’s one of them:
In case you ever get inside Sukhumvit 71 (Prakanong area), get some street noodles~!! You won’t regret trying this very common Thai dish~!! And for those of you who are paranoid about getting diarrhea from eating Asian street food, I got four words for ya: BOILING WATER KILLS BACTERIA. Hah~!!