TripAdvisor Reviews Mercury Court Chiang Mai
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... all had been rescued and treated badly for the first parts of their lives. We then took a ten minute break, hands washed and sat down for a couple of drinks, water that is! We then moved over to another area were we were introduced to 2 elephants, one male nicknamed "Gangsta". And another female. This was where we were to take our mahout training. 4 basic commands and actions to ride an elephant. Non Long, too make the elephant sit down so you can ...
A nice early start this morning. We have a tour pick up at 8 so needed to be up and fed by then. Not a great start to the day, the tour van didn't arrive until 8.45 but with the traffic around Chiang Mai that is understandable. It was a lovely morning, no where near as hot as Bangkok. Just a lovely warm morning. All aboard the fun bus and off we go on our Doi Inthanon National Park tour. There are 13 of us in total. All nationalities. ...
... to one of the night markets and more street food for dinner. We arrived pretty late on our first night, but we were a bit peckish, so went for a little walk and literally around the corner found a busy little street food stall serving soup which we slurped up happily at $1.50 a bowl. Yay! Back to the prices we like! Understandably, the islands are always more touristy and more expensive than the mainland, especially cities and towns where there is as much of a market for ...
... so we waited in the warm and glorious sunshine. Then we hopped in and headed to the Fai Bakery where I tried red curry for the first time. It was delicious- arroi! We tasted some of their baked goods and sat back enjoying each other's company.
Feeling refreshed, we returned to the unit in time to watch a medicine being given. Here, they use a needle system instead of the needless system we use for IVs in the USA. The patient that was being given ...
... This, I learned is better for the mother, because then she might be able to have her next child without a C-section.
Another thing that was different was that the students’ paperwork seems to be more tedious in some ways than ours. For instance, they have to write the names of the meds in English ten times, so that they memorize it. Someone made a comment that we’d "pitch a fit" in America if we had ...
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