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Nights in a backpacker ghetto: Street massage, shouting gas and inexpensive drink on daub underline in print debate of Bangkok (but does it all demeanour a small tame compared to a UK?)

December 11th, 2015 by admin | Filed under Blog.
  • Photographer Maciej Dakowicz spent 3 years capturing a highs and lows of people in a ‘backpacker ghetto’
  • Images embody shots of tired party-goers and a male who appears to have fainted after receiving the food bill 
  • The Thai collateral is a city scandalous for a epicurean vibrancy, creation it a bliss for those who cite a night

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An photographer who formerly documented Cardiff’s no-holds-barred nightlife has incited his attentions to a nightly hustle-and-bustle of Bangkok.

With a splash bottle in one palm and a camera in a other, photographer Maciej Dakowicz prisoner a highs and lows of revellers in Bangkok’s ‘backpacker ghetto’. 

Despite its wild and unruly reputation, a images seem comparatively tame to vast cities in a UK – where hordes of party-goers strike a streets any weekend.

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The photographer turned his attentions to a nightly hustle-and-bustle of Bangkok picturing people including this male who is attempting to sell shouting gas to party-goers

The photographer turned his attentions to a nightly hustle-and-bustle of Bangkok picturing people including this male who is attempting to sell shouting gas to party-goers

It's all too most for one lady dressed control to toe in pinkish as she rests her control in her arms and leans onto a table in Bangkok

It’s all too most for one lady dressed control to toe in pinkish as she rests her control in her arms and leans onto a table in Bangkok

People suffer a leg massage on a streets as they are photographed by an intrepid photographer who formerly documented Cardiff's no-holds-barred nightlife

People suffer a leg massage on a streets as they are photographed by an intrepid photographer who formerly documented Cardiff’s no-holds-barred nightlife

A man, who appears to have mislaid his shirt and shoes, sleeps in a transport beside dozens of splash bottles, buckets and cosmetic bags

A man, who appears to have mislaid his shirt and shoes, sleeps in a transport beside dozens of splash bottles, buckets and cosmetic bags

Every year tourists from around a universe group to a Thai collateral - a city scandalous for a epicurean vibrancy

Every year tourists from around a universe group to a Thai collateral – a city scandalous for a epicurean vibrancy

Photographs of furious students in destinations including Huddersfield, Lincoln, Cardiff and Bristol frequently exhibit a night of those removing their initial ambience of university life – infrequently for as tiny as £1 per drink.

However, any year tourists from around a universe still group to a Thai collateral – a city scandalous for a epicurean vibrancy, creation it a bliss for holidaymakers who cite to come out during night. 

Maciej stayed in a hotel in a Khao San Road area, tighten to a city’s Royal Palace, that has been a renouned mark for tourists for several years.

Two people, who seem to be performers, are prisoner as they stop to take selfies between shows in a bustling Thai capital

Two people, who seem to be performers, are prisoner as they stop to take selfies between shows in a bustling Thai capital

The city's nightlife creates it a bliss for holidaymakers who cite to come out during night to splash splash and dance in bars

The city’s nightlife creates it a bliss for holidaymakers who cite to come out during night to splash splash and dance in bars

Two women demeanour during a print of another lady on a phone as they take a rest from a uninterrupted celebration lifestyle

Two women demeanour during a print of another lady on a phone as they take a rest from a uninterrupted celebration lifestyle

 A male enjoys a resting float around city on a rickshaw with dual friends. The car appears to onslaught to get between a bustling crowd

 A male enjoys a resting float around city on a rickshaw with dual friends. The car appears to onslaught to get between a bustling crowd

With a splash bottle in one palm and a camera in a other, photographer Maciej Dakowicz prisoner a highs and lows of revellers in Bangkok's 'backpacker ghetto'

With a splash bottle in one palm and a camera in a other, photographer Maciej Dakowicz prisoner a highs and lows of revellers in Bangkok’s ‘backpacker ghetto’

And a limp couldn’t conflict capturing images of a nightlife on his doorstep.

A deflated-looking ‘laughing gas’ salesman binds adult a pointer to tempt flitting partygoers, while lines of people lay down for a massage only a stone’s chuck divided from a nearest bars.

The relentless gait of a Bangkok night out is clearly too most for some punters – with one male appearing to be quick defunct on a pavement, while another is passed-out during his table.

The relentless gait of a Bangkok night out is clearly too most for some punters - with one male appearing to be quick defunct on a pavement

The relentless gait of a Bangkok night out is clearly too most for some punters – with one male appearing to be quick defunct on a pavement

Maciej stayed in a hotel in a Khao San Road area, tighten to a city's Royal Palace, that has been a renouned mark for tourists for years

Maciej stayed in a hotel in a Khao San Road area, tighten to a city’s Royal Palace, that has been a renouned mark for tourists for years

Open wide: A male sits in a jaws of a feign shark as he screams - most to a pleasure of people sat on a cement beside him

Open wide: A male sits in a jaws of a feign shark as he screams – most to a pleasure of people sat on a cement beside him

Polish photographer Maciej, who recently changed to Bangkok from Mumbai, said: 'When visiting Bangkok we always stay in a Khao San Road area'

Polish photographer Maciej, who recently changed to Bangkok from Mumbai, said: ‘When visiting Bangkok we always stay in a Khao San Road area’

Dakowicz combined that a centre of a city is mostly referred to by tourists as the 'centre of a backpacking universe' and a 'backpacker ghetto'

Dakowicz combined that a centre of a city is mostly referred to by tourists as the ‘centre of a backpacking universe’ and a ‘backpacker ghetto’

People of all opposite ages can suffer a Bangkok nightlife - including a lady in yellow who appears to be pulling between dual women

People of all opposite ages can suffer a Bangkok nightlife – including a lady in yellow who appears to be pulling between dual women

Polish photographer Maciej, who recently changed to Bangkok from Mumbai, said: ‘When visiting Bangkok we always stay in a Khao San Road area, called by some ‘the centre of a backpacking universe’ and a ‘backpacker ghetto.’

‘The area is a place where traditionally backpackers stayed in Bangkok for many years and it is located not distant from a Royal Palace and other categorical traveller attractions.

‘There are many bars and restaurants, lots of commemoration shops and transport agents.

Despite some of a lenience and desire decorated in Maciej's photos, a photographer says a area is trusting compared to other places in Bangkok

Despite some of a lenience and desire decorated in Maciej’s photos, a photographer says a area is trusting compared to other places in Bangkok

Many travellers wait after celebration to collect adult so Thai transport food - including noodles, open rolls and curry dishes

Many travellers wait after celebration to collect adult so Thai transport food – including noodles, open rolls and curry dishes

Maciej said: 'My favourite print is that of a immature integrate during a grill table. The male looks like he has only upheld out and there is a check on a list - maybe he fainted saying a sum on a bill?'

Maciej said: ‘My favourite print is that of a immature integrate during a grill table. The male looks like he has only upheld out and there is a check on a list – maybe he fainted saying a sum on a bill?’

‘There is always something to do if we are a tourist. My hotel was there and all this movement was during my doorstep.

‘During a day a place feels tired though after night a transport turns into a night marketplace and bars brief tables onto a pavement.

‘The place gets unequivocally swarming on weekend nights as immature Thais join a crowd.’

Revellers suffer bucket drinks in a collateral - a renouned cocktail of several churned spirits, that is served in a tiny red bucket

Revellers suffer bucket drinks in a collateral – a renouned cocktail of several churned spirits, that is served in a tiny red bucket

A transport artist draws dual immature people in a renouned traveller mark as others wait patiently for their turn

A transport artist draws dual immature people in a renouned traveller mark as others wait patiently for their turn

A lady in a counterpart appears to combine into a thoughtfulness of a male offered sunglasses on a case outward of a McDonalds chain

A lady in a counterpart appears to combine into a thoughtfulness of a male offered sunglasses on a case outward of a McDonalds chain

Despite some of a lenience and desire decorated in Maciej’s photos, a photographer says a area is trusting compared to other places in Bangkok.

The Patpong and Nana areas are famous for their go-go bars and sex shows, that assistance give a city a decrepit reputation.

As he weaved his approach in and out of a lanes around Khao San Road, Maciej was hardly beheld as he prisoner a thrill-seekers during play.

A male with a cigarette and a bottle of splash watches on as dual couples suffer one another's association during a finish of a night

A male with a cigarette and a bottle of splash watches on as dual couples suffer one another’s association during a finish of a night

Two people stop to take a selfie as another lady stands with a can of splash as she scowls during her phone during a evening

Two people stop to take a selfie as another lady stands with a can of splash as she scowls during her phone during a evening

Volunteers work to purify a streets following a evening, that saw thousands of splash cans and food wrappers thrown on a floor

Volunteers work to purify a streets following a evening, that saw thousands of splash cans and food wrappers thrown on a floor

The run of a inexpensive hotel stands dull with a vast 'FULL' pointer revelation those looking for a bed that there is no room

The run of a inexpensive hotel stands dull with a vast ‘FULL’ pointer revelation those looking for a bed that there is no room

A lady appears to be removing her prolonged red hair braided in a transport during a party, while another lady walks past clutching a Minion phone case

A lady appears to be removing her prolonged red hair braided in a transport during a party, while another lady walks past clutching a Minion phone case

Maciej said: 'During a day a place feels tired though after night a transport turns into a night marketplace and bars brief tables onto a pavement'

Maciej said: ‘During a day a place feels tired though after night a transport turns into a night marketplace and bars brief tables onto a pavement’

Maciej, who took a photos on visits between 2012 and 2015, said: ‘My favourite print is that of a immature integrate during a grill table.

‘The male looks like he has only upheld out and there is a check on a list – maybe he fainted saying a sum on a bill?

‘There are people around looking during any other in a bizarre approach and afterwards there is these dual tourists smiling to a camera in a background, giving a picture an additional uncanny twist. It’s a bizarre scene.

‘People are friendly, they are carrying fun and don’t unequivocally mind being photographed by only another tourist.

‘Often they are too bustling to notice me and my camera.’

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Dakowicz added: 'People are friendly, they are carrying fun and don't unequivocally mind being photographed by only another tourist. Often they are too bustling to notice me and my camera'

Dakowicz added: ‘People are friendly, they are carrying fun and don’t unequivocally mind being photographed by only another tourist. Often they are too bustling to notice me and my camera’

Two lady mount opposite a wall smoking a cigarette and regulating their iPhones. One lady appears to be tired as she closes her eyes

Two lady mount opposite a wall smoking a cigarette and regulating their iPhones. One lady appears to be tired as she closes her eyes

Stern-looking street-food workers line adult in Bangkok as they prepared to start their night change offered treats to inspired party-goers

Stern-looking street-food workers line adult in Bangkok as they prepared to start their night change offered treats to inspired party-goers

Men reason their arms out as they fake to fly in a stage inside a Thai bar, where there splash of choice appears to be'very clever cocktails'

Men reason their arms out as they fake to fly in a stage inside a Thai bar, where there splash of choice appears to be’very clever cocktails’

A lady sits on a motorbike wearing tiny wardrobe and a white span of heels. She kicks behind a mount prepared to make her departure

A lady sits on a motorbike wearing tiny wardrobe and a white span of heels. She kicks behind a mount prepared to make her departure

Revellers take photographs and hearten as a male binds a black scorpion in his hands while it balances on a tail

Revellers take photographs and hearten as a male binds a black scorpion in his hands while it balances on a tail

Selling food has been overpowering work for this lady who seems to be resting her eyes during a bustling evening 

Selling food has been overpowering work for this lady who seems to be resting her eyes during a bustling evening 

 

 


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