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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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Totally diggin on the vibe here. Don't get me wrong, bangkok had some amazing things to offer but chiang mai is more this gingers style (more laid back, locals seem happier, a lot of local/foreigner run businesses, prettier scenery, and you can walk just about everywhere). Checked into our hotel room (more like a small apt), unpacked and back out …
... electronic scale that you can hang things from that we used to estimate. It's probably going to be a little bit costly to send home and there's even more stuff that I wish I could ship that I didn't, to cut down a little on the weight, but the box I sent home was pretty packed full and it was almost the same size as the main body of my pack. I'm not sure how exactly I was fitting everything in there before, but it definitely feels a lot looser now!
... got us ringside seats. The ring is in the middle of a square of tourist bars with young asian girls and I'm sure a couple of ladyboys serving drinks to the tourist spectators. Our CEO PC knew the promoter so seats were good but the show didn't start until 9.45 and the 4 of us were getting tired, we last 3 bouts and at 11 we head off home just as the better fighters where about to ...
... but the people watch and sing along. It would be good for a school group to see how modern Thai culture is expressed through music.
After the music performance I went back to my hotel and ordered room service for dinner. I was so exhausted from the past two days, I simply rested in bed with the television on. The only English speaking channel was the CNN. I ended up dozing off with a full tummy of delicious rice and curry.
... and lots going on. It was a truly incredible experience with the lights on over the markets, the performances being put on by local's, and the general feel of the atmosphere. It made it more interesting with another thunderstorm,, but this just made it all the more fun. It was also the first time that the National Anthem had been heard in the streets, and it quickly became a known fact that you were to stand still and stop what you were doing for the duration of the anthem.