|This fort doesn't usually have a moat.|
The difference in Banglamphu is not too bad. The water has risen, for sure, but given the state of disaster everyone was prepared for, we're going pretty well. I could still walk out to the river taxi pier, but this time, it was good I was wearing my Tevas as the water came midway up my shins. A Buddhist nun was there too, and we both marveled at the submerged walkway.
And then I saw a snake. Not on the pier. Coming out of a hole in the sidewalk just up from the river taxi entrance. A Thai man scared it away by banging a loud container. I didn't go too close...it was a scary-looking snake.
Here are a few photos I snapped a few minutes ago.
And in case you are worried that I am in a flood, I'm not. I have to actively go over to the river to seek out the river overcoming its banks. We have a little rain tonight, but no flooding.
The last photo is of my street. No water in sight.
|The walkway has been submerged for a week.|
|Soi Rambuttri, near Khao San Road. No flooding as of yet.|