Swedes Don’t Know When They Can Go Home

”I don’t know what will happen. I don’t want to make my children worry,” says Björn Leksell from Strängnäs, who is in the tourist area Rambutri together with his two sons Oscar, 6, and Axel, 8.
  Their flight back to Sweden was supposed to departure Thursday, but they still have no idea about when they can go home. 
  Other stranded Swedes are Lisa Sätterström, 22, and Linda Andersson, 24, from Falun. They arrived in Bangkok Wednesday with a minibus.
 “It wasn’t until my dad, who usually drives an ambulance, said that we should turn the bus around, that I began to worry,” says Linda Andersson.
 Lisa Sätterström is supposed to leave Bangkok on Saturday, but is unsure if she will be able to do so.

“It is chaos”
The Swedish News Paper “Dagens Nyheter” has spoken to several tourists in Bangkok. They worry a bit but feel safe in the tourist areas, where there is no sign of any turmoil. 
 Some of the tourists say that this is what you could expect in Thailand considering the country’s political history. Others, like 28 year old Carina Permola from Borås, say that they would never have come to Thailand if they’d known about this situation.
 “It is chaos. It is sad that this happens to a country that I really like,“ says Camilla Permola, who Thursday left Bangkok to travel south.

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