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TravelPod Member ReviewsBen Guesthouse Chiang Rai
Awesome place to stay if you are looking for a quiet & serene place .
The location is about a 15 min walk to the town centre .
Staff have been very pleasant and helpful .
Rooms are very clean and well kept and good size too :)
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Our 2 days in Chiang rai to rest a let hannah fully recover did not get off to the best of starts! I am fairly certain that it was all a big setup to get me to the Chiang rai shopping mall!! What happened you may ask?! Unfortunately when walking our camera bag slipped off Hannah's shoulder damaging the lense. Fortunately the extra coverage we took …
... sit down she'll put a big steaming bowl in front of you and watch your reaction as you eat. There was beef noodle soup, chicken noodle soup, pork noodle soup, even a noodle soup that contained tasty chunks of meat that we later worked out was congealed blood! To (literally) spice things up a bit you can season your soup with chilli flakes, chilli infused vinegar, sugar, salt and also bean sprouts, crispy green beans, mint and lettuce. Though I was ...
... I took a long walk around the town and took some pictures. So many temples. I stopped going in. It's like churches in Italy. I did check into the hospital today to get Valium which you cannot get in the Pharmacy. A doctor has to give you an RX which is rare here, you can get almost anything. The Valium helps me get a good night rest. So the to total cost to check on the hospital, see the doctor ...
On Thursday morning we were picked up even earlier for another trip. This one first took us to the White Temple in Chiang Rai (a smaller town a few hours north of Chiang Mai). The White Temple is a new one which is quite different to any other temple. Firstly it is white all over the outside and sparkles with mirrors and secondly the artist who designed it incorporated pop culture into his murals inside. So in the pictures with Buddha are Spiderman, ...
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farmers who focus on mountain rice, corn, and soybeans that are planted in seasonal shifts. The Akha are also very efficient hunters, though their prey sometimes includes endangered species. Some Akha grew opium for income but they are increasingly building up the tourist industry. A village with a large percentage of Akha is Mae Salong (now known as Santikhiri). Akha villages are also found in the area of Ban Therd Thai