Palm Garden Hotel
Travel Blogs from Chiang Rai
... ticket run out actually. interesting activity is the mothers in front of us spend time waiting for to make an flowers ornament. used for what to be either because she managed raise to 1 bag. while the mother waited with that, we chose to take the local hawker, look like a tempura with local sauce. yummy… -***-
white temple bus: 20b
post card: 20b
songthaew to chiang rai: 20b
vvip green bus chiang rai-ciang mai: 288b
... out where the golden triangle actually was (what we were meant to be looking at!) and found a lovely view point where we took some photos and took in the scenery- which made the day! Once the group got back from there river tour they looked very hot and mozzy bitten haha, Louis took us to a higher point where we could see the Golden Triangle even better - perfect!
Next up - lunch, a lovely Thai style Buffet. Three plates later we were ready to get back in the bus. ...
... riding on the elephants back with weapons relevant to the period, swords, crossbows, spears, guns, cannons, you get the gist. Well our artist decided to switch things up a bit... Within the demons eyes you can see Osama bin Laden and George Bush, he's also popped the twin towers coming down there as well. Pretty heavy stuff. To him, it represents how our world is being destroyed by those who crave weapons to kill and he believes because they segregate, they cannot find ...
One of the highlights of Chiang Rai occurred at precisely 8pm and 9pm every night - when the extravagant, gold clock in the centre of town lit up and played music. It was strangely quite beautiful, and most definitely unusual, particularly the sight of all these tourists gathered around a big clock. We learnt very quickly that in Chiang Rai there seems to always be a market on. We visited the night bazaar on our first ...
... things easier for myself by booking a tour to the hot springs, the White Temple and The Golden Triangle via Long Neck Hilltribes and some other filler items. I wasn't interested in taking up the whistle stop tour agenda that had been laid out and arranged to be dropped off at The White Temple for the full day and collected from there at the end of the tour that the others went on, so I could take my time.
On the bus I met ...