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We rose nice and early, grabbed a muffin for breakie and got a lift to the bus station. We boarded our first bus at 10.30 it was had open windows, broken seat and no air-con. It wasn't too bad as we got two seat each. We reached pia after about 2 and decided to changed to a minivan as it is quicker, the roads were winding and bumpy and the journey took another 3 ...
... trees, Predator lying in the grass, snakes eating decaying faces, and human and demon hands reaching up from the water. It was so cool!!! Singha park is where the brewery company gets it's grains from to make Singha beer. They also have fields of tea leaves growing which I was so beyond interested in but couldn't find a single soul to explain it to me and there were no signs in sight. Bummer. The huge gold Singha dragon on the hill too ...
... and Laos meet and we got to step foot in Laos at Don-Xao. Here we saw first hand the effects of opium with a young guy totally off his face, very sad! You could even have a taste testing here as well, king cobra wine and baby cobra wine, we decided to give it a miss. That night we stayed at the Diamond Park Inn in Chiang Rai and had dinner in the local area watching lady boys singing and dancing with a couple of Singha beers.
... isn't too much to do here. We also found out that we could visit Burma (Myanmar) on a 1 day visa which we wanted to do whilst being so close to the border.
We spent the afternoon we had going to see the white temple. Something we had found online earlier in our trip and wondered if we would be able to see it. But in the space of a 10 minute search online we realised it wasn't too far away.
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... a large piece of bamboo in the fire, and used another piece as a cooking pot, in which he put vegetables, spices, and finally rice noodles. When everything was ready, they poured the food out into a cross section of bamboo that we used as a tray. It was such a fun way to eat, and I wish we had natural bamboo in Seattle so I could bring back these ideas to show people at home. At the end of the day, we deserved a reward after our long walk, so we stopped at a hot spa ...