A Grenade Explosion in Bangkok

I arrived in Bangkok for a few days to go to the dentist, get rid of a lump in my leg that appeared in the last few months and fly to Luang Prabang. Given the current political situation, Bangkok was not a place I wanted to be in but it seemed like the practical choice as I was only a few hour’s drive away in Cambodia and it had a good hospital. I booked a hotel a few yards from the hotel so I would not have to move about very much, which was just as well. My leg throbbed if I walked too much and events in the city rattled me. Continue reading