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Bangkok again from 16 to 27 of March

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At the airport we were still not sure if they will let us enter, temperature check for both of us and Dorian as french had to answer questions on the computer (a Thai guy there was speaking English, Russian and French, impressive). Finally, as usual, we arrived at passport control and they gave us a 30 days stamp. We arrived late from Malaysia. We booked a hotel not far from the airport, we had a small misunderstanding about the information on booking and the real room, and after a talk with the boss, we could get what we booked for the price we had payed. Loooong day.


Next day we moved to another hostel on the opposite side of the city. On the way, we went to take our big bags back (to be honest, we were very good without them).

The new hostel could be nice but it was very far from everything and was not comfortable. A super small bungalow without mosquitos nets, a lot of water all around, so party for mosquitos! No kitchen, bad internet, and really not clean area. But there we met a guy who we know from another hostel. We met him before when we arrived first time in Bangkok in November.

Wednesday morning, 10 am after a horrible night (hot and with mosquitos), Veronika was still sleeping and Dorian was with his computer. E-mail from the french embassy, our document was ready we could come to get it. They closed at 12, so Dorian woke up Veronika and we ran to them! Exactly on time, our choice of 2 days ago to come back to Thailand was good. The next days were running between different administrations and translators.

After 3 nights we changed the hotel, this time we found a perfect one, a nice clean comfortable room, with a shared kitchen and fridge and near to public transport. Since we arrived back at Bangkok due to the virus we stopped to buy street food even if we loved it. Same since that moment we bought 2 masks and we were wearing them all the time when we were out of the hostel. There was a Chatuchak Park not far from the hostel. We went there for a walk, nice area, lots of green grass, interesting flowers and trees. We saw unusual squirrels in white color playing in the bushes and a huge varan walking by the footway.

On Saturday we were in a supermarket, it was quite empty and in 15 mins everyone arrived and bought everything! We were just looking around when someone told us that the next day the shop will be closed due to the virus. We stopped for few minutes, made a list of what we really need and bought enough food for next week.

On Monday 23 of March at 10:49 we finally got married! Beautiful challenge accomplish, Russian and French get married in Thailand, papers in 3 differents alphabets and 2 different calendars! We went for a small walk in the Chatuchak park, discovered another part with the lake where we saw huge beautiful birds, made few photos and came back to celebrate our marriage at home. On the way we bought sushi in a restaurant (just take away because of the virus). And of course we made crepes for dinner!

The rest of the week we had to manage all documents to make our marriage valid in our countries.

Every day different news and new rules about the virus, everyone is wearing a mask out of his home, alcoholic solution to wash hands everywhere, but still compare to Europe much less cases for that moment…

With the virus, visa rules, embassy rules and airplanes change every day or hours.

On Friday 27, we went to the airport to buy tickets (the only way, not possible to buy online, and other offices were not working), Aeroflot web site was not working. The only working offices were Aeroflot and Qatar Airways, and for Qatar possible to buy tickets only online. We bought tickets for both of us to Moscow for Veronika and to Paris for Dorian for the 13th of April, one day before the end of our visa, and for correct prices.

The 27 of March, Dorian’s birthday, Veronika cooked a wonderful cake! We bought thai whisky. And we cooked sushi crepes! (Yes, our own recipe). Delicious!

Posted by dorianveronika 00:57 Archived in Thailand

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