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Pattaya is dead, or is it?

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4 minutes ago, Pilotman said:

Between Rayong and Ban Chang, thank goodness. 

So a short drive from Pattaya then? Could it be that you are jealous because the bars in Bang Chang have gone seriously downhill lately?

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16 minutes ago, Spidey said:

Me too. Not quite as busy as a few years ago but still hard to get a seat in some bars. Billabong was heaving.

I was heaving in Billabong once. Think I got a dodgy pint. Which one of the 10 I'm not sure.

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Demographics have changed, Pattaya is busy but long gone are the days of getting a beer and a bird for a tenner all night.....a real night out with drinks, shots, some thai grub, lady drinks, bar fine and a bit for her costs almost a few hundred quid.

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1 hour ago, Spidey said:

So a short drive from Pattaya then? Could it be that you are jealous because the bars in Bang Chang have gone seriously downhill lately?

Ha good one, but  I don't tend to judge a place by how many bars it has, or on what goes on in those bars, but I know that others do.  I guess we all have an opinion on what makes City a good one to visit. Not sure that I would take the 60km from my home to Pattaya as being a short drive. 

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56 minutes ago, Spidey said:

Me too. Not quite as busy as a few years ago but still hard to get a seat in some bars. Billabong was heaving.

So the bars are your sole criteria for judging a place? Interesting,  although you are not alone in that I guess. Lot's of very discerning people go to Pattaya for the bars. 

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1 hour ago, Spidey said:

Me too. Not quite as busy as a few years ago but still hard to get a seat in some bars. Billabong was heaving.

In fact all of LK Metro was "banging" at 2AM this morning!

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3 hours ago, Pilotman said:

The place is an unplanned mess, a sewer in place of the sea, a rubbish tip for a beach and a traffic nightmare.  It floods in the rainy season, stinks in the dry season and is full of people you would never wish to see, meet or ever socialise with. Dead? here's hoping. 

Ahhhhhhhh....... where's your sense of adventure?

Tread boldly.......well, and carefully 🙂

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3 hours ago, BestB said:

Either on some farm in the middle of nowhere in UK or some Issan village in the middle of the jungle 😂😂😂

Isaan and jungle don't go together... it's like putting together Pattaya and cleanliness... 

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The rising Thai Baht is sorting out who comes here now..another year of any strong THB currency growth and never mind the tourists it will be the locals who will be looking to vacate!

 

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