Backpacker House

Address: Suthep road, Soi Wat Umong, Muang, Chiang Mai, 50300, Thailand | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Suthep road, Soi Wat Umong, Muang, Chiang Mai, is near Siam Rice Thai Cookery School, Wat Umong, Rose Garden, and Samphran Elephant Ground & Zoo.
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Travel Blogs from Chiang Mai


A travel blog entry by lony77 on Oct 02, 2015

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... which means "mother" in Thai. It's so cute! Finally, I dragged myself through the day and it was time to go home. I've made a plan to eat lunch each day at Agape for the grand total of $6 per week and either go to the village restaurant or prepare my own dinner. I was on my own tonight so I jumped on the bike and headed up to the village. It was great having dinner by myself. The older lady who works ...

Chiang Mai - elephants, cooking and scooter police

A travel blog entry by chrismorgan on Sep 20, 2015

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... elephants attention. They took the bananas from our hands with their trunks, or if we said a certain phrase they would allow us to put them straight in their mouths. Often followed by our hands. After an hour of feeding and 1000 pictures later it was time to give them a mud bath. The mud is used as a natural mosquito repellent and to help with their skin. I couldn't wait to try it on myself. We walked up to a pool of muddy water, took off our shoes and jumped in. You could feel ...

Traveling while black, red, white and blue

A travel blog entry by midge_david on Jul 01, 2015

1 comment, 2 photos

... unerringly welcoming and polite. Not one micro-aggression to speak of. There have been one or two curious stares from a few grannies, but that may have been because it's rare to see such old backpackers amongst the hordes of twenty-something's.

It it would be fool************clude by my two-week experience that the countries I've visited so far are racism free. Although discrimination is officially illegal, there are hundreds of ...

Northern Thailand

A travel blog entry by iainrach on May 17, 2015

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... and a gentle relaxing foot rub (Rachel's choice). Our last afternoon in Chiang Mai was the final opportunity to attend a Thai cooking class which was a superb experience. We've just had an overnight further North in Chiang Rai, where we've continued the tradition of hunting out guest houses with swimming pools (hardened backpackers indeed!) and will be heading for the Laos border this afternoon. Love to you all and see you on the other side I & ...

What am I missing again?

A travel blog entry by kristenhanlon on May 15, 2015

... this repulsive population. The first one I encountered was on the flight to Bangkok from Tokyo. I originally was set to sit next to him on the flight, but when the airline noticed he was morbidly obese, they made him buy 2 seats because of his enormous size and bumped me up a row. Incessantly talking for the entire flight, I heard of his conquests. He spoke of his Thai wife that he "loves very much." He's so devoted to her in fact, that instead of divorcing her and ...