Bangkok today is a massive sprawling city that is home to an estimated ten million people. With gleaming skyscrapers, gridlock traffic and endless shopping malls, Bangkok is now a major business and travel hub in South East Asia.
However what did Bangkok look like before the skyscrapers and shopping malls? Take a look back with these old videos and see the how the Thais were living and working before the American G.I.s and Japanese money flowed in.
A Life in Thailand 60 Years Ago Pt 1
A Life in Thailand 60 Years Ago Pt 2