Water, water, everywhere; nor any drop to drink. This could have been the Ancient Mariner stuck on the "becalmed" roads of Bangkok during rush hour in a thunderstorm.
But at the same time, it serves as a metaphor for the number of taxis that ply Bangkok streets each day, yet refuse to pick you up, leaving you high and dry.
A quick Google search indicates that there were about 100,000 registered taxis in Bangkok this time last year. Among these, probably 20,000 drivers possess a valid taxi licence. The rest either have a normal driving permit, or don't have any permit at all.
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