OK, well the streets weren’t totally empty and, to be fair, some of these shots were taken at the normally quiet Makkasan train cemetery… but Bangkok sure was a lot less crazy than a normal Monday at rush hour.
Why? Because anti-government protestors called for a Bangkok Shutdown campaign, closing off seven strategic intersections in the city, and causing most folks to stay home and skip work for the day.
Watch our eerie drone footage of the (almost) empty streets and free-flowing expressway traffic from around 5pm yesterday Jan. 14, 2013 below:
You can follow a live Instagram/Twitter feed of the #BangkokShutdown campaign HERE.
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