Especially late at night or through the back lanes or streets.
That‘s as silly here as it is in your home town - except here you don‘t instinctively know the bad areas.
“Apparently adrenaline makes every six seconds feel like a single second, so time collapses.” Alicia’s English, British-accented, is immaculate, her voice low and conspiratorial.
Though a reserve prevails in her demeanor, there seems always to be the threat of giddiness, muted by a natural air of gravity.
In November 2010, health inspectors found 2,000 foetuses on a building site by a monastery in Bangkok which had been illegally aborted.
Alarmingly, slipping one arm through the bag loop and the other over your head is not much of a deterrent anymore.
They drag you and the bag until the handle breaks or they'll slash the handle with a blade.
And no matter what time of the day it is, there’s always food available somewhere.
Moreover, there’s a lot of savory international food in the country.