Travel Blogs from Chiang Mai, Thailand

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Chapter 35: Soaked for Songkran, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Chapter 35: Soaked for Songkran

A travel blog entry by easyread

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... taxi into the center of the city, found a room at Kristi Guesthouse, and had a good pizza dinner at La Villa Pizzeria. Chiang Mai is a walled city surrounded by a moat, and during the day the streets along the moat are the scene of the Songkran ...

Pin the blade on the hippy, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Pin the blade on the hippy

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Chiang Mai part ii, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Chiang Mai part ii

A travel blog entry by mimmik

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Chiang Mai, revisited So I flew back to Chiang Mai from Myanmar, reeling a bit from the big month before and harbouring the remnants of a nasty cough the appeared in the middle of the ferry adventure a few days before. I'll never scoff again at another ...

Muay Thai, Markets and Meditation in Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Muay Thai, Markets and Meditation in Chiang Mai

A travel blog entry by you_know_zo

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... -up-and-go types we are want to do ALL of it... but we've had to pick and choose... here's part one of the Chiang Mai diary :) So our first night in Chiang Mai was a Sunday, which is lucky for us because every Sunday the area around our ...

Chiang Mai Thai Cookery School, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Chiang Mai Thai Cookery School

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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... classroom was really comfortable and the open air kitchen with a bunch of individual work stations was a trip to cook in! Chiang Mai Thai Cookery School: Day 2: June 15th:  Course 3 Tom Kha Gai:  Chicken in coconut milk soup Gaeng ...

Hot springs, Caves, Tigers and Silk OH MY!!, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Hot springs, Caves, Tigers and Silk OH MY!!

A travel blog entry by myjob

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... country side. In the send, we saved a fourtune on overpriced tours. Hot Springs - Kamphaeng We traveled 1hr east of Chiang Mai, through the mountains and discovered Kamphaeng. Kamphaeng is a natural hot source snuggle in the mountain side. Before ...

Chiang Mai and Trekking, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Chiang Mai and Trekking

A travel blog entry by tonyandsarah

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We left the Bangkok at the unearthly hour of 4.30 am in order to catch a connecting flight up to Chiang Mai. Finally out of the red hot and smoggy Bangkok it was up to the slightly (but not much cooler) Chiang Mai. We were picked up at the airport by ...

Bamboo Saxophones, Night Market, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Bamboo Saxophones

A travel blog entry by jawad

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My tour of guesthouses and hostels in and around the old city did not inspire me enough to move. Most of the more popular places were a little run down and I think where I currently am is possibly the nicest. Perhaps sleeping on a very hard mattress ...

Anyone for crickets?, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Anyone for crickets?

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Good Egg!, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Good Egg!

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Boys nights out in Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Boys nights out in Chiang Mai

A travel blog entry by mandibee

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... James who we first met in India was really nice to see them again too. Aside from that its time to move on we have loved Chiang Mai its so nice to get away from all the groups of bucket drinking teenagers haha - next stop Singapore for the F1 - cannot ...

Everything is O.K., Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Everything is O.K.

A travel blog entry by donstump1

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... safety we thought that we would send a Travelpod this morning. Everything is fine with us. We are somewhat stuck in Chiang Mai, which is at the far north of Thailand near the border. Our hotel room is on the 20th floor and we felt two quakes that made the ...

Laying with Tigers & visit to a long neck tribe, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Laying with Tigers & visit to a long neck tribe

A travel blog entry by mandibee

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Today was another action packed day of things to do - we headed off for the day with Marsha & Kurynn and our own private taxi - the plan for today...visit to see a new born baby elephant, head to tiger temple and to go and see a tribe of people with ...

Start to border Crossing, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Start to border Crossing

A travel blog entry by canaussie

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Everything From Elephants 2 Spas to trains, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Everything From Elephants 2 Spas to trains

A travel blog entry by meercatvinny

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... Thai dishes, from pork and noodle soup to roast duck in a red curry sauce. It was really good fun, probably the highlight of Chiang Mai (after the Spa of course). You even get a cookery book to take home with you. Fab. This entry is nearly ...

Hi everyone arn here we are still enjoying ..., Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Hi everyone arn here we are still enjoying ...

A travel blog entry by worldismycanvas

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Hi everyone, Arn here. We are still enjoying ourselves in Chiang Mai in northern Thailand and I have been thoroughly enjoying Jayne practicing Thai massage on me ... the head and hand massages are awesome. She finished her lessons on Wednesday and her ...

Elephant Trekking, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Elephant Trekking

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... bargain price of 700 baht ($23). For this price, I visited two local tribal villages, toured around the south-west of Chiang Mai (a beautiful region rich with bamboo huts, vegetable paddocks and farmers etc.), steered my own bamboo raft (with the help ...

This week I took a vacation from my vacation, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

This week I took a vacation from my vacation

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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... of constant travel in Asia. I haven't even been thinking about what I wanted to do next, or what there is to do in Chiang Mai. I guess I needed a little time off from my trip.  It's about the three month mark that I've been on the road, ...

Ahhh...relaxed and kicking back in Chiangmai, Chiangmai, Thailand travel blog

Ahhh...relaxed and kicking back in Chiangmai

A travel blog entry by donstump1

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... that we have been, religion is such a huge part of daily life and there are signs of worship everywhere. Katmandu and Thailand being the most obvious. Most of the sites besides the scenery are based on historical religious sites. Here the temples are ...

Tour de Thailand, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Tour de Thailand

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... 's main attraction is to go stomping or trekking through the mountains to observe the region's traditional hill tribe villages with Chiang Mai being something of the main launch point for this with almost every travel agency, restaurant, shop. guesthouse ...

An action packed time in Chiang Mai., Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

An action packed time in Chiang Mai.

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... the ingredients back home but Jade will definately give it a try. Chiang Mai. We really enjoyed our time in Chiang Mai, perhaps the best place we've visited in Thailand. There's so much to do in and around and the city itself is really easy and nice to ...

Kanjana Home Cookery School, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Kanjana Home Cookery School

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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... food tastes just as good when we are back home. THE RECIPES: (Kanajana Thai Food Restaurant, 7/2 Ratchadamnoen Rd, Soi 5, Chiang Mai 5000. Tel (053) 418368 SWEET GREEN CURRY WITH CHICKEN A) CURRY PASTE 1/2 tblsp coriander seeds 1/8 tblsp cumin ...

Mahoot for a day and some elephant face sucking !, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Mahoot for a day and some elephant face sucking !

A travel blog entry by mandibee

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Today we got to spend a day with elephants and learn to be a mahoot to learn how to command them and get on and off them. First we got to feed them and get to see the baby elephant which took great delight in sucking your cheeks haha - then it was time ...

Welcome to the Jungle, North of Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Welcome to the Jungle

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... Canadian, Aussies and a Kiwi and our driver having a mullet we got off to a great start. After a few hours drive north of Chiang Mai we arrived at the start of the trek where we filled up on lunch first under a bamboo covered shelter with enough insect ...

Laos Airlines AGAIN!! Are we crazy?!?, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Laos Airlines AGAIN!! Are we crazy?!?

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... dip, but even she was having none if it. We took a walk around the top part of the city and found ourselves a bar called Chiang Mai Saloon which had free internet. So we stopped off for a couple of swift ones whilst Lorna caught up on emails. This place ...

Walk around town preparing for trekking tomorrow, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Walk around town preparing for trekking tomorrow

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... ladyboys crotch), we went across the road to visit Wat Pra Singh. This is probably the most impressive temple we have seen in Chiang Mai. After the temple we went to pick up our tubing photos. Unfortunately only about 12 came out and even they were very ...

Finding Religion, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Finding Religion

A travel blog entry by oriolesman

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...  in this county -- a faith as powerful and pervasive as Buddhism itself. That's right....I'm talking about shopping. Here in Chiang Mai, the Thai people have found religion.  And God is carrying a Motorola phone and wearing ...

Kommed, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Kommed

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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I'm falling in love with Chiang Mai..., Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

I'm falling in love with Chiang Mai...

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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I love this town.  I've decided that just like Ubud in Indonesia, this is another place I need to come back to.  I want to spend a good length of time here.  For the past week (June 22 - 28) I've been living like a local.  Shopping ...

Chiang Mai, re-re-visited, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Chiang Mai, re-re-visited

A travel blog entry by mimmik

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Just wrapping up yet another month here in Chiang Mai. It's practically my home way from home now! Have been pretty busy and had loads of laughs while doing a 3-week Thai massage course. Theoretically, I've learned levels 1-3 and we even did full 2-hour ...

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