Woman Gives Birth on Sukhumvit 71~!!

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:

Prakanong Canal Trip

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…

Street Noodles in Sukhumvit 71

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~!!