Black gold by On Nutter

If you want to get off The Reservation without the need for quality fabrics, pay your bin at the Big Mango Bar, turn right at the end of Soi 4 and follow Sukhumvit Road for 180 kilometres until you find yourself in a little-known playground of oil workers, golfers and retired expats.

Welcome to Ban Chang in Rayong province, where a seemingly sleepy town has a strip of bars that can sometimes rival those 45 kilometres away in Pattaya’s Soi 6 for unabashed sleaziness.

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Accosted by a Spinner by Arthur

editor’s note  – Since the subject is out there on the table I have been noticing how much busier the lower suk corridor is becoming. More and more beggars and working girls plying there bods at all hours of the day. The girls of the African variety seem to be leaving the confines of soi 3 and working the street between soi 3 and soi 5 on Suk. I have never seen that before.

Word is the Eastern Euro scene is getting pretty big over there in the Rajah Hotel. Seems the girls are managed by a faction of the BIB and that there are a few floors of them now. Anyone checked it out and can do a write-up on it? I have noticed them walking around or going to the 7-11 but they are not allowed to talk to anyone and supposedly their services are rendered in the Raja only.

Seems the cracks in the economy are starting to show a bit – my guess is increasing amounts of girls working the street is a leading economic indicator.

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