While I'd like to tell you that all is sweetness and light in the Land of Smiles, it isn't. Just as in many, many other cities around the world you're likely to run into the homeless, the destitute and other examples of society's debris - camping out in doorways, under a tree in a park, beneath a bridge or under an overpass.
Today's photo is merely a reminder that but for the grace of whatever power you choose to believe in, this could be any of us in far less time than we'd care to learn. While there are con artists all over the world - as well as drug addicts, alcoholics and the mentally ill - there are also the innocently unfortunate.
This couple was sleeping less than a block from a 4,000 baht per night hotel where people were undoubtedly having a fine lunch before maybe going up to snooze by the rooftop pool.
Your unsolicited advice today is just this: be grateful for your life! You may bitch and moan about any number of things today, but you're probably not going to sleep on the sidewalk tonight.