Whole the Beach Road was one single market street, from Soi 3 up to Walking Street.
At Beach Road Market you could buy everything:
A new Face or a Monk.
A copy of a Thai soldier
and any kind of Thai food.
Not from Lagerfeld and therefore wearable and affordable: 20 Baht only.
Sun-Glasses for the Year of the Rabbit and other baubles.
Catch every Moment on your Mobile Phone was a Must for all the Beautiful Ladies.
Smoking was allowed at Smoking Zones only
were exposed like Criminals during the 18th Century.
Horrendous Rents put off many Retailers. City Hall asked 8'000 Baht for the 3-day 12 sqm Boothes, the Landlord of the Universal Stage 18'000 Baht!
G-MM (also known as Grammy) is Thailand's largest producer of all kind of entertainments. But that seems not to be sufficient: Obviously the company likes to occupy the Galaxy of Asia.
Do you remember? A few month ago Thai Government introduced a law prohibiting all advertisements for alcoholic beverages. The Universal & Galaxy Stages were full of ads for Beer Chang, Beer Archa, Federbräu and Chang's new spirits called Blend 285. In front of 7-eleven shops Breezer praised its drinks. Laws seem to have a very short life in Thailand...