Lampang Wiengthong Hotel
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Be even nicer with a pool, although it does have a piano that plays itself..
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... bag and headed south. Although bigger than we first imagined, Lampang is a sleepy town compared the bustle of Chiang Mai. We were able to find a guest house along the shore of the Wang River, an area of town filled with traditional Lanna style homes of wood on stilts. Our guesthouse was the most historically authentic Thai place we have stayed yet, built of old teak wood, filled with a pond, numerous flowering plants, and comfy seats along a patio fronting the water. ...
... 8217;s father past away in May and I explained how in the USA we either cremate or bury the deceased. I explained crematories, funeral homes, memorial services, etc. Maew
explained to me that when someone dies, the youngest male of the family is
asked to be the monk for a day. The Buddhist believe that if the young male
serves as a monk that this will help the one who died to get to the “heavens”.
A processional takes place with ...
... to the services it provides. Complex cases are referred to the city hospitals. The students got to experience a little Thai massage and they purchased some herbal supplements.
Before we left for the village I encouraged those who get motion sick to take Dramamine. The students are finally listening to my recommendations. We arrived at the temple area, which is the center of the village. It is here that we met our house mothers. We were then escorted to our ...
... a good place to live. Except for the whole lack of hot water thing. I took the fastest shower on record and I still think I got a mild case of hypothermia.
That afternoon we journeyed to the village’s famous waterfall, which you had to hike quite a ways uphill to get to. It was absolutely stunning though. It seemed to go on forever. We climbed up stairs that were partially taken over by trees and roots, ...
... the forest fires from terrorizing the forest belonging to Mae Kampong. Furthermore, no one may cut down a tree without a permit from the village leader granting permission. The river is also carefully guarded, because water is essential to daily living and the health of the forest and crops. Household plumbing draws water directly from the river as it cascades through the mountain. Because the river is small, each ...