Asia Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Trip Report Bangkok, I Ate A Bug

Jump to last reply

This is my second visit to Thailand and even though I am a bit older, I am not sure I am any wiser. What I do know is that I am a little more adventurous (crazy, insane, nuts) and return here to fulfill a challenge I did not have the courage to complete four years ago.

For some, it is no big deal and most would just hop right up and do it. For me, I still need the courage of a liquid Tiger to face dozens of big black eyes on small stiff bodies steering back at me. To conquer, or as some would say “swallow up”, just one of them would be a small victory for me.

Along a busy street, I try to solicit a like minded warrior but to no avail. In exchange for 10 Baht, I am handed a pair of legs and told “me no eat”. However, I am gladly given instructions. “Just bite and pull”.

Soon I am left with just a pair of tiny legs between my fingers. I might as well finish off the job. I can't believe I just ate a grasshopper. Wax on, beer down, wax off.

Deep fried and crunchy, not too bad. Maybe you should try one!


Video:http://youtu.be/uCKzGqlMl8Y

6 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Fodor's 100 Hotel Award Winners Announced
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Sep 17, 14 at 01:05 PM
View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report rkkwan's Nepal trip Sept 2014 - Kathmandu, Pokhara, Poon Hill Trek
  2. 2 Trying To Decide Between These 2 Hotels In Singapore
  3. 3 3 1/2 weeks in Japan. Do I need dinner reservations anywhere?
  4. 4 Travelling with 3 yr old; please comment on 10 day itinerary
  5. 5 Trip Report RHKKMKs---Just to be copy cats
  6. 6 Travel & leisure reports Burma as one of most dangerous countries to visit
  7. 7 Planning First Family Trip to Japan - Advice Needed!
  8. 8 beaches in Thailand
  9. 9 A little help with my Burma plan..
  10. 10 Kyushu rail pass
  11. 11 Staying 3 nights in Jaisalmer, what attractions we should see
  12. 12 Ryoken recommendation pls either in Tokyo;Hiroshima;Kyoto?
  13. 13 6 full days in Yagoon
  14. 14 Juphal and dunai help needed
  15. 15 Feedback on Thailand/SE Asia initial itinerary w/ kids
  16. 16 Trip Report My SEA trip : 2 months
  17. 17 Hong Kong Island Hotels - Far From Central
  18. 18 2 Weeks Thailand Honeymoon
  19. 19 Plans for Nepal/Bhutan continued: how does this sound??
  20. 20 A question concerning Sri Lanka's rainfall in Jan.
  21. 21 Trip Report Tucan Travel Wonders of India and Nepal Review - Travelers, Beware!
  22. 22 Currency in South Korea
  23. 23 Tipping in Japan
  24. 24 Trip Report Japan & Korea - A little of this, a little of that
  25. 25 Places to visit in India in October
View next 25 » Back to the top