27 May '11, 4am

Celluloid crossover calms concrete jungle

Celluloid crossover calms concrete jungle Sinema May 27, 2011 Etceteras , Interviews , News , Philippines/Thailand/Vietnam No Comments Having arrived in Bangkok just a few weeks ago, I’m still wrapping my head around the size of the place. I used to live in one of Canada’s largest cities, but Bangkok makes Vancouver’s 2.5 million people – which includes all the suburbs – seem positively quaint. When I first got here, I wondered how I’d ever be able to find my way anywhere. I had an address for my apartment. Typing it into Google provided a map that gave me a headache. I’ve started to get my bearings, though. Vancouver has a Skytrain very similar to the BTS, and the sense of familiarity did wonders for my confidence. I’ve become quite a fan, too, of zipping around on the backs of motorcycle-taxis, even if I’m convinced I’ll witness at least one accident involving them, give...

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