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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 …
... phoenixes and guns and everything in between. It surely was a very unique temple and of course it had the Buddhas as the main stage and main monuments to pray too.) We went to dinner at a place called Barrab it was delicious and cheap (a main meal and beer cost $4) and I caught up with my old best friend Emma Coombe from primary school, who I hadn't seen in over 10 years. It was so nice to catch up with her and reminisce on how crazy we were ...
A 6am alarm and a cooked breakfast and we were ready for our 8am pickup. Mr Bee turned up with his brother as a driver and 3 Trek mountain bikes on top. The weather was overcast and it was cold, we had an hour journey to Chiang Saen and the back of an open pickup didn't help us to get warm ..it was freezing.
It was still cold at Chiang Saen but we started to warm up once we started on the bikes,riding the back lanes showed ...
... a line of stalls with the locals selling souvenirs and we were told about the village by or guide. We caught a glimpse of 2 bamboo houses, but the village even had a car park and so seemed to be solely for tourists. I certainly didn't feel like I'd gained an insight into rural Thai life. We drove on a little further to a buffet lunch, included in the tour. I was able to have a little bit of lots of dishes on one plate: pork and onion, ...
... created by the artist Thawan Duchanee. The property on which he has built his pieces is entirely his own and is clearly unfinished in many areas, but I imagine that given the time he needs it will end up becoming an enormous and very thought provoking installation. Before I begin to explain more, I will say that I did not feel completely comfortable with some parts of Duchanee's work. Especially the animals which were being kept there which had little to no freedom of movement and ...