Chiangmai Smith Residence
Travel Blogs from Chiang Mai
... and when it got tired it went for cuddling :)
Day 2: June 4, 2014
Chiang Mai is famous for trekking. A lot of foreigners come to the north of Thailand to do some trekking around hill-tribe villages of Chiang Mai or Pai and we didnīt want to be an exception. Since we started to run out of time very seriously we decided to make a 2-day trip. We took some extra time and quoted in several different agencies which resulted in the amount of BHT 950 per person ...
... around suggested otherwise. It turned out to be an excellent event. The first fight was two women, one from Thailand and one from Holland. As soon as they enter the ring and are introduced, they prance around the ring, dancing, to pay their respects to the organisers of the event. It was slightly amusing to watch. Then the fight starts and there are 5 rounds with different amounts of points for punches to the head, kicks to the hips etc. we weren't entirely clear of the rules but ...
... market walk to an area with a temple and inside the temple there are many stalls and a large sitting area. At the beginning we were a bit worried about eating food at the market but then we just bought pretty much everything and we were more than fine. Personally I enjoyed the sushi the most and Lenka absolutely loved the grilled squid but if you are ever there go for the pad thai, fresh spring rolls, and pretty much anything. ...
... because his mother bought him something purple in his childhood and he linked good feelings to the colour.
Following our chat session we looped around the circle of the temples one more time and headed back to the B&B to cool off and recoup. We opted to go to the Night Bazaar for dinner expecting to find loads of street food vendors. There was a outside dining area, but limited street food options. The food court area required coupons to be bought and changed could ...
... he walked up the front of Table Mountain, which only
serious walkers and the terminally insane do; and he didn’t take water with him.
Malaysia works – try it.
Foreigners are welcome: - Buy a home for a minimum of
RM250,000 ($70,000) and you can live there on the second home program as long
as you have enough income to support yourself.
Zero unemployment. – There’s always work to be done.