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US News impressions from a famous backpacker district

11:50  06 april  2020
11:50  06 april  2020 Source:   wunderweib.de

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Backpacking is a form of low-cost, independent travel. Once considered a marginal activity undertaken by society’s drop-outs, it has gradually entered the tourism mainstream.

Johnathan talks about backpackers and compares them to tourists and travellers. Jeff: So, are backpackers boys and girls, old people and young people, Indians and Canadians. Is there any, like, are all backpackers Americans for example?

hostels, street kitchens, tuktuks, tattoo shops, bars - the Khao San Road in Bangkok is often the first stop in Asia for backpackers. The film "The Beach" with Leonardo DiCaprio made the street famous.

Für Selina Springer und Nico Eckhardt aus Karlsruhe fühlt sich der Aufenthalt in Bangkoks Backpackerviertel nicht mehr so richtig nach Urlaub an. © Photo: Caroline Bock / dpa For Selina Springer and Nico Eckhardt from Karlsruhe, a stay in Bangkok's backpacker district no longer feels like a vacation.

Many come because of the party mood - usually. The corona crisis has also affected Thailand. The shopping malls and restaurants closed on Sunday (March 22nd), and the backpacker district was also emptier than usual. A sign that spanned the street reads: "Khao San Road prays for the world."

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What is Backpacking : In short it can be described as an independent, often international, low- budget way of travelling. A backpacker can be on the road from a few weeks to several years. However, that is the short way of describing it. Check out How to Avoid Getting Mugged While Backpacking .

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Essen is officially only available outside the house, the stools are on the bar at the bars. Traders want to continue selling their elephant-patterned muscle shirts and pants at the stands, but there's not much going on in the neighborhood. Most holidaymakers should be warned that the journey home can be difficult because of the shortage of flights, some countries have closed their borders. So: home.

Selina Springer (26) and Nico Eckhardt (25) from Karlsruhe sound thoughtful before the journey home. So far the trip to Thailand has not been a problem, but now it feels strange. "Not like vacation anymore." The virus crisis also overshadowed the trip for two tourists from Bonn: Anna von Jagemann (25) and Luisa Friese (26) quickly flew out of Vietnam after the hotel closed there twice. They shortened their vacation by one month.

“We'll fly tomorrow,” says Jagemann. In the beginning, they underestimated the whole thing until a phone call from a doctor friend of mine changed her mind. Then came the official worldwide travel warnings for German vacationers, it got serious. Jagemann is now making people feel sorry for those who are urgently dependent on tourism. "We have First World Problems." Luxury problems.

Not everyone believes it would be a good idea to go home now. Three British travelers say they now want to extend their visa and travel to an island in the south. "You have to stay positive in this situation," says one of them. And they don't trust their home health care system.

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Tuesday evening, Marie-Louise Lopéré died at the age of 97. Famous for her appearance in Tipiak advertising, she was one of the last to wear the headdress © ZEPPELIN / SIPA Photo of four bigoudenes taken in 2009 at Guilvinec. In the foreground, Marie-Louise Lopéré, who died on Tuesday. In the background, Alexia Caoudal, still alive. HERITAGE - Tuesday evening, Marie-Louise Lopéré died at the age of 97.

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