The Redolence of Bangkok: Sensory Overload in Thailand’s Capital City

Bangkok has an ubiquitous stench. The smell of inadequate plumbing is complemented by the nausea of sexual slavery. The royal stench pervades the ancient culture. Along every street, vendors sell grilled meats, noodle soups, and fruit. Durian, known for its unique flavor and awful odor, divides Thais and visitors alike as they debate its validity. Still, … More The Redolence of Bangkok: Sensory Overload in Thailand’s Capital City