Lana Thai Villa
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLana Thai Villa Chiang Mai
We loved this place, close to the night market and great food, great tours and we cannot wait to come back
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... months. They also had a dog shelter with more than 200 pups! And a cat kingdom! I was in heaven and crying from happiness, sadness, and/or allergies. She also rescued 100+ cattle from a slaughter house in Burma. There were goats and many more animals that we didn't see. She puts the term cat lady to shame. They had one elephant vet on staff and another vet for all the other animals.
The elephants we fed ...
... Mai was amazing and we totally understand why people rave about it. A brilliant nightlife (thanks Zoe in yellow, especially the night it got raided and we had to finish our bucket in an alleyway), excellent food and hours of people watching. We did our first cooking class here and really enjoyed it, turns out it takes about 0.2 seconds to cook any Thai food which is INCREDIBLY stressful when you don't know which sauce you're supposed to be adding in, your pan ...
We were being fetched at 9.30am for fruit carving, so went in search of breakfast early. We found a French cafe 200m down the road and ordered baguettes. I still wasn't feeling right, but not horrendous either - we ate our breakfast (and I drank my coffee) in the reception area of the guest house and were collected 10 minutes early.
He didn't come in a vehicle, but rather on foot and weaved us through back streets until we popped up on a main road and walked into ...
... Bangkok. It's also the people that you meet that makes the place, and there, I was lucky to meet really nice people that I hang out with to visit the night markets, dinner, watch movies at the hostel...in particular, Rihannon from Melbourne, Australia. A 21 yo very bubbly teacher that loves to travel and does whenever she has the chance. She's the most happy / crazy girl I've met on this trip and I was so lucky to meet her! The main method ...
... same and we just chatted and played with the dogs.
We then got to bathe the elephant and we had lucky again. You get to throw buckets of water all over him in the river and end up getting a bath yourself was so much fun, he was also blowing water out of his trunk and you could see just how happy he was which made me so happy :)
We then had more time with meeting the elephants and watched the baby ply in the mud with his mum and eat ...