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Backpacking In Bangkok : Madam Tussauds

Madam Tussauds  is a wax museum that originally started in London. I never been to wax museum before so  I don't have expect anything how the wax museum is all about. A little bit about the Madam Tussauds Million and millions of people have flocked through the doors of Madame Tussauds London since they first opened over 200 years ago. Madame Tussauds opened its doors in the heart of Times Square in New York City in the year of 2000. There are many reasons for this enduring success, but at the heart of it all is good, old fashioned curiosity. Today visitors are sent on a unique journey through the realms of history, power and fame. The museum-style ropes and poles have gone so guests can truly get up close and personal with A-list celebrities, sports legends, political heavyweights and historical icons, reliving times, events and moments that made the world talk about them. Once I enter,I  feel amazing with the wax statue because looks almost 100% look alike , the face , t

Backpacking By Train: From Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok

Hi guys, for this time our trip is just to meet our local friends and have a short visit around Bangkok city. I would like to share my intenary so that you guys can you as reference if one day plan to go to Bangkok by train 1st Day : Departure at Kuala Lumpur Sentral Train Station at 9.30 pm because we take night train . Before that let see my video about price of food in train restaurant from Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth, Pulau Pinang. Sorry it is in Malaysia language. 2nd Day : Arrive early morning at Station Butterworth , Pulau Pinang. We take at ferry to mainland that breakfast overthere. Then we take a bus and walking around the city until 12 pm . After that going back again to Station Butterworth another train to continue our journey to Bangkok. Sharp at 2.30 pm the train start moving

Backpacking In Bangkok : Hua Lamphong Train Station

Hua Lamphong Railway Station one of oldest building in Bangkok city. It is well known among tourist and traveler as Bangkok Railway Station. It is main railway station in Bangkok city because  the station will connect to almost very part of city through MRT and also other part of Thailand. A little bit about history of Hua Lamphong Railway Station The station was opened on June 25, 1916 after six years' construction. The site of the railway station was previously occupied by the national railway's maintenance centre, which moved to Makkasan in June 1910. At the nearby location of the previous railway station a pillar commemorates the inauguration of the Thai railway network in 1897. The station was built in an  Italian   Neo-Renaissance  style, with decorated wooden roofs and stained glass windows. The architecture is attributed to  Turin -born  Mario Tamagno , who with countryman  Annibale Rigotti  (1870–1968) was also responsible for the design of several other early 2