A few weeks ago I flew into Bangkok, dropped off my bags at The Artists Place studio/guesthouse, and headed to the coastal town of Sri Racha. Famous among chili sauce aficionados in the West, Sri Racha sauce is nothing special in Thailand. But the town itself has an understated charm.
I spent a week on the water, revising my book at the Srivichai hotel.
Water birds make themselves at home at the decrepit hotel next door
The employees work hard
then end the day with a drink at the Grand Seaside.
Sri Racha: a highly recommended destination as a break for Bangkok dwellers and beach bums alike.