Travel Meet Locals March 2018 Bangkok to Amphawa Floating Markets

Community based grass roots tour.
Local Thai students learning English hosting visitors (foreigners) in a group outing from Bangkok Todays tour Bangkok to Amphawa Floating Markets
SM hub this event March 2108 https://goo.gl/tW8Z8y

18 Mar 2018 - 18 Mar 2018


18 Mar 09:45 - b'Classroom KruPor\r\nmeet before muster station at class room of KruPor\r\n18th flr\r\n\r\nEnglish Inspired by KruPor ios language lessons English and Thai in Siam Bangkok, SM hub https://goo.gl/fMw2wT'

18 Mar 09:45 - Waypoint

18 Mar 10:30 - b'Muster point. In park @ Siam. Register name tag and meet and greet\r\n\r\nabout Park@Siam https://goo.gl/zUjfxC\r\n\r\nabout activities this tour: https://goo.gl/qveMHV'

18 Mar 10:30 - Start

18 Mar 12:12 - b'Food and drinks. Pre order at muster station. Try local Street food\r\n\r\nabout Street Food Thailand http://www.thaibis.com/a-z/t/tc/f/street-food\r\n\r\nabout activities this tour https://goo.gl/qveMHV'

18 Mar 12:12 - Lunch

18 Mar 13:26 - b'Train markets. Muster point bus drop of and collect point. Everyone can roam with Thai host buddy and be back 2.30pm photo shot of after train arrive at markets\r\n\r\nabout these markets SM hub https://goo.gl/VEWMGf\r\n\r\nabout activities this tour: https://goo.gl/qveMHV'

18 Mar 13:26 - Bus

18 Mar 14:38 - b'Maeklong train station\r\nhere its kinda chaos with soooo many tourists angling for a photo, either walk into the train station or start along the railway track where the markets are on display .. but be aware of the train .. lokl \r\n\r\nabout these markets SM hub https://goo.gl/VEWMGf\r\n\r\nabout activities this tour: https://goo.gl/qveMHV'

18 Mar 14:38 - Point of Interest

18 Mar 15:31 - b'Wat Bang Kung - this site is where warriors train for the war .. the beginning of Muay Thai \r\nabout this venue SM hub https://goo.gl/qUuVCG\r\n\r\nabout activities this tour: https://goo.gl/qveMHV'

18 Mar 15:31 - Monument

18 Mar 16:12 - b'Field games. Team challenges \r\nLet\xe2\x80\x99s see how we manage the language barrier when we want to win\r\nthe games are Thai culture so we learn and try\r\n\r\nbrief video of activities in activities page\r\nabout activities this tour: https://goo.gl/qveMHV'

18 Mar 16:12 - Repairs

18 Mar 17:02 - b'Pier fast boat\r\nhere were disembark from the bus to board long tail boats or similar to transfer across 500mtrs across the lake into the canal of Amphawa Floating Markets \r\n\r\nabout Amphawa Floating Markets https://goo.gl/PZ4uDN\r\nincludes live map link to walk along the canal\r\n\r\nabout activities this tour: https://goo.gl/qveMHV'

18 Mar 17:02 - Ferry

18 Mar 17:11 - b'Amphawa Floating Markets \r\nMuster station. Everyone has free time with Thai host buddy to roam, eat and return by 7.30pm\r\nabout the markets https://goo.gl/PZ4uDN includes live map link to walk along the canal\r\n\r\nabout activities this tour: https://goo.gl/qveMHV'

18 Mar 17:11 - Marina

18 Mar 17:20 - b'Gas-A-hole. Need to refuel\r\nA nice cold beer is the fuel of good fellows. Lol\r\nabout Amphawa Floating Markets https://goo.gl/PZ4uDN\r\nincludes live map link to walk along the canal\r\n\r\nabout activities this tour: https://goo.gl/qveMHV'

18 Mar 17:20 - Gas

18 Mar 18:16 - b'Free time with hosts. Everyone went exploring. Just the canal alone is a few kms of stalls on each side with a bridge (SaPhan) maybe every 500mtrs. We decided on Sabai Roen but it could have been anyone of sooooooo many\r\n\r\nabout Amphawa Floating Markets https://goo.gl/PZ4uDN\r\nincludes live map link to walk along the canal\r\n\r\nabout activities this tour: https://goo.gl/qveMHV'

18 Mar 18:16 - Supper

18 Mar 19:47 - b'Night cruise FIRE FLIES \r\nquite stunning to be in the dark on the river watching the activity of the fire flies\r\nUnfortunately its impossible to show on camera\r\n\r\nOur tour begins within the markets heading north west out into the river into a big loo, about 45 mins, then return to the pier where our bus is waiting \r\n\r\nFirefly tour page https://goo.gl/WSndX9\r\n\r\nabout Amphawa Floating Markets https://goo.gl/PZ4uDN\r\nincludes live map link to walk along the canal\r\n\r\nabout activities this tour: https://goo.gl/qveMHV'

18 Mar 19:47 - Waypoint

18 Mar 19:53 - b'one of the many sights along the canal. \r\n\r\nThis is a day shot of a Visitors centre, we passed it at night and shown in the night tour video in Firefly tour page https://goo.gl/WSndX9\r\n\r\nabout Amphawa Floating Markets https://goo.gl/PZ4uDN\r\nincludes live map link to walk along the canal\r\n\r\nabout activities this tour: https://goo.gl/qveMHV'

18 Mar 19:53 - Waypoint

18 Mar 20:10 - b'Tour map fire flies \r\nMany stops on the river often within a few feet of the trees with hub of activity of fire flies \r\nIt\xe2\x80\x99s almost no chance to capture this on camera\r\n\r\nFirefly tour page https://goo.gl/WSndX9\r\n\r\nabout Amphawa Floating Markets https://goo.gl/PZ4uDN\r\nincludes live map link to walk along the canal\r\n\r\nabout activities this tour: https://goo.gl/qveMHV'

18 Mar 20:10 - Waypoint

18 Mar 20:11 - b'Night cruise FIRE FLIES \r\nquite stunning to be in the dark on the river watching the activity of the fire flies\r\nUnfortunately its impossible to show on camera\r\n\r\nOur tour begins within the markets heading north west out into the river into a big loo, about 45 mins, then return to the pier where our bus is waiting \r\n\r\nFirefly tour page https://goo.gl/WSndX9\r\n\r\nabout Amphawa Floating Markets https://goo.gl/PZ4uDN\r\nincludes live map link to walk along the canal\r\n\r\nabout activities this tour: https://goo.gl/qveMHV'

18 Mar 20:11 - Scenic

18 Mar 20:20 - b'Night cruise fire flies. Quite astonishing to see the hive of activity\r\n\r\nFirefly tour page https://goo.gl/WSndX9\r\n\r\nabout Amphawa Floating Markets https://goo.gl/PZ4uDN\r\nincludes live map link to walk along the canal\r\n\r\nabout activities this tour: https://goo.gl/qveMHV'

18 Mar 20:20 - Waypoint

18 Mar 20:26 - b'A large religious statue at Wat Bang Ka Pom Buddhist temple along the Mae Klong river near the Amphawa floating market at Samut Songkhram province southwest of Bangkok Thailand\n\nhttps://goo.gl/maps/xrcR7aYoMp32'

18 Mar 20:26 - Monument

18 Mar 20:45 - b"Finish night cruise. \r\ngroup muster from three (3) boats into the Pier and onto the Bus for a 90km journey back to Bangkok\r\n\r\non the bus there will be a sing off competition for those that can and the Thai's can do .. lol\r\n\r\nEveryone is also invited to come to the microphone and share their feelings or experience and words of wisdom .. how to learn, how to inspire, \r\n\r\nthe culture is learning together supporting the tutor program of English inspired by KruPor\r\nThaibis info page KruPor https://goo.gl/fMw2wT"

18 Mar 20:45 - Ferry

18 Mar 22:45 - b'End point. \r\nBus returns to start point in Siam Bangkok\r\nsidewalk group photo, brief goodbye and everyone scatters .. lol some to taxi others to BTS (skytrain) \r\nand the host team cleans up and heads home\r\n\r\nit\'s been a extensive, high energy active day \r\nMake new friends, learn together, encourage and keep developing .. fail forward \r\nThe host group \'English inspired by KruPor" is a english tutor in Siam for Thai hosting monthly adventure outings to introduce locals hosts to visitors for a fun fill real life experience \r\n\r\nThaibis Info page https://goo.gl/FHyWQr'

18 Mar 22:45 - Waypoint