A glance into the streets perfectly captures this this state of affairs. Bangkok traffic is famous for its relentless melee of cars, delivery vans, tuk tuks, scooters, food carts, and jaywalkers. The lane lines are a suggestion at best, as drivers form new lanes at will and impatient scooter riders fish ladder up the wrong side of the street. Pedestrians cross with reckless confidence and the ubiquitous traffic cops appear to direct cars essentially at random. And yet, it mostly works.
|The neon lights and cheap speakers are all part of the fun.|
|It's called a "Thai kitchen" and that refers to where it is,|
not what it's cooking.
|Cooking up a storm may well include cooking in a storm.|