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Good location nice clean rooms and friendly staff. Most rooms share the bathroom but they are kept very clean
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Two weeks into the journey to the day. The plan was to call some of this blog Traveling While Black. The purpose was to encourage more independent travel by African Americans and let folks know what they might expect traveling to countries that may have little contact with people of African descent. On reflection, I realized that my Traveling While …
... quite hot, rough, and heavy.
There are 6 main hilltribes in Northern Thailand:
The Akha, the Lisu, the Lahu, the Karen, the Mien, and the Hmong.
Together they some up to 1 percent of the population of Thailand.
I have seen people of all hilltribes except Hmongs as they live south of Chiang Mai, but I was north of the city. However, my driver today was a Green Hmong.
... company. She was very sweet and kept sticking her trunk out to suck on (kiss) my hand. After a little play time we went with them over to the mud bath. This area was just a big mud puddle that they had to keep adding water to because it hadn't been raining much yet. The elephants came into the mud and we were supposed to cover their skin with it. According to the workers this serves as some kind of protection against the sun. Elephants don't have sweat glands so ...
... 2 ton monsters!
The second was one showing the history of the place. It was founded by Khun Lek, who was a local girl that had grown up with an elephant in the family and had one day bought an abused one from some loggers. She has since dedicated her life to saving elephants from loggeers, circuses, street performers and giving them an open life. With some funding from the US, she now has over 40 acres and 45 elephants, all free to live ...
... of Thailand. Followed by an afternoon of gentle swimming in the pool and sitting reading a book in the shade. We got a taxi into town quite early so that Kath&Bob could buy their train tickets for tomorrow. Chinese New Year festivities were underway and everyone seemed to be hanging around waiting for something to happen in the town square ( maybe a lion dance) but we needed food! So we went to a Swedish Bar down the road and asked the Irish bar manager where the best ...