Travel Blogs from Chiang Mai
11th September 2013
So we arrived at Bangkok train station, sat on the station floor with all the other hundreds of foreigners. Ready to board the train and Liz not having a clue what to expect. When we boarded the beds were not ready as we had expected instead two seats facing each other and a fold down bed packed away. We were sat next …
... backpacker area of the city. After a few failed attempts we found a cheap and central guesthouse. That night and the next we spent in this area eating £0.50 Pad Thai (noodle dish) and drinking cheap drinks- finally we were paying prices we had expected to find in Asia! Having not slept a wink that night (due to our aircon unit sounding like a drill), we swapped rooms at 8 and slept in until 11:30 before heading to the train station to book our train to Chiang ...
... our stomach, we said there we 4 forms of meditating and showed us the walking one, he explained Buddhism to us and what the principles are, how to show respect to the Buddha in the temple and what it means. He also said it's okay to use the "iPhone 5" as stop watch and alarm clock, with a chuckle. The rules are simple: no smoking, drinking, talking, killing, eating solid food after noon, being polite, no reading or writing. Of course this is not strictly watched and everyone ...
... as he calls himself, is pretty careless. He ignored my being vegetarian completely, I think because he was too lazy to make the extra portion without meat. "You should have told me" he said after I complained. It's not like we talked about this in the meeting and the day before!!!
They provide no information about the places and backgrounds whatsoever.
Another hour walk took us to the waterfall where we stayed that second night. We all ...
... walk around another little market and
look at all the handmade wooden sculptures and clothing. It was just a nice day to hang out with Music
and discover some of the local foods and handiwork. After the market we went to a food court
style restaurant where we got to chose what dish we wanted to eat. Abby and I decided to get squid, which was
quite enjoyable. Birthday ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsDiva Chiang Mai
Such a nice vibe here. Good food at the restaurant. Great coffee! The staff are what make the place. They just care. Also a great location. I'd stay here again!
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