Pattaya trip report
The proposed high-speed railway station, an urban railway from station to sea, demolishing the notorious Walking Street, and visiting the retirement beaches.
Pattaya is the closest beach city to Bangkok (though not the closest beach) so it gets a lot of weekenders from Bangkok. I wasn’t planning on visiting this year, but then I saw a news article about the proposed Pattaya station redevelopment, so I became a Bangkok weekender as well.
I had thought that getting out of Bangkok would be a respite from the pol…