Baan Tai Hotel
Travel Blogs from Chiang Mai
... be kidding.
Good grief; the place was so busy half of Kuala Lumpur must’ve been there and
it must be a ‘gold mine’ (figuratively speaking). Another mouth-watering Malay/Chinese
meal at the golf course punctuated the return trip on my return to the hotel
All this time I forgot Jonathan had got more energy than
a nuclear power station. I should have remembered, when he came to see me in
Cape Town last ...
... A third man used herbs and traditional medicine which we are told is pretty common.
... is also no assurance that the pills neatly arranged in each compartment are actually in the proper compartment. Furthermore, if a physician discontinues a medication or changes a dose midweek, the nurse cannot differentiate the pills to remove the unwanted one.
The most entertaining feature of the hospital is the fire escape. It is a large concrete slide with a glossy surface that leads from one floor to the balcony of ...
... elephants to some bananas and sugarcane, we walked again through the many small family farms that are part of the joy in experiencing this corner of the world. Free run chickens work the terraced ground under canopies of banana and palm nut trees, and fishermen wade in the streams with bamboo rods and small nets. At days end we return to camp, and our minds to the reality that soon we'll need manage our way through Bangkok and out of this country.
... swish!), a "paper" plane made from a big leave, several funny hats and masks from different big leaves, sewed together with twigs, a bamboo pea shooter, and a javelin. He pointed out a type of mimosa that would immediately wilt away at the slightest touch and blew bubbles from the sap of a special leaf. But the highlight was:he dug up a real tarantula! At first I was a bit dismayed by him chopping off its fangs just ...