Kantary Hills, Chiang Mai
Travel Blogs from Chiang Mai
We arrived in Chiang Mai in the early hours of the morning, after a pretty average overnight bus from Bangkok. As a treat, Jill and Kevin (Rich's parents) had booked us into their luxury hotel. We collapsed onto the ridiculously huge bed and slept until it was time for Jill and Kevin to arrive. We met them in reception with their guide, who …
... Americans. We perfected illusion and the pursuit of the impossible ideal. We have Hollywood, theme parks and Vegas. It just seems to be a larger proportion of the national psyche in Thailand. Maybe it has something to do with Thailand having the largest tourism industry as a percentage of GDP in Asia. They may see themselves as constantly on display as if the country is one giant theme ...
Another 5.45 get up for breakfast at 6.00 and on the boat at 7.00. Really cold with. The hills covered in mist blocking the sunshine. Spent the first three hours huddled under blankets as we made progress down river towards Luang Prabang where we will spend the next three nights. We are being served traditional Lao food by the boat owners and visiting some caves on the way. ...
... too late they were closing for the day. My poor feet could have done with a massage too.
We caught a tuk-tuk back to our guest house to have a rest before we go out this evening.
Chrissie made the booking for tonight at the Arts and Cultural Centre. We waited for twenty minutes for our driver when Chrissie realised she had forgotten our tickets. Good job they were late.
What a lovely evening we had. It was held in the open air ...
... our arms and legs in extremely angled positions. I wouldn't call it a peaceful, relaxing massage, but I have to say it felt amazing! We also experienced our first Thai nightlife! We went to two bars that were right on the river and surprisingly filled with all Thai locals! It was great to get a taste of the local feel, and there was an awesome live band playing funky upbeat music. Our last day was spent 40 minutes outside the city in ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center