Pang Thong Hotel
Travel Blogs from Chiang Mai
... br> For the rest of the week we were given chores and then between them we had free time to do whatever we wanted really; most of the time this just involved hanging out and chatting!
AM: poo scooping, made interesting by thinking of songs to do with it, like "pooper scooper, flies are gona find me..." Abba!
PM: stone picking, or more or less watching the elephants bath whilst putting a few stones in a bucket!
... had broken down and they were going to be late. The other 4 people arrived at 1pm. I managed to score a room by myself. There is a British lady, a girl from Canada and a man from Switzerland, so very multicultural. We went out to lunch together and then they went to see the old city while I walked around the shops. Then at 4.30.we hired a songthaew (little.red truck with bench seats.along the sides of the ...
... on the internet in Chiang Mai. We we're really
lucky with the guesthouse, because we had a nice cafe right in front
of us and a market. We had a local coffee from the mountains from
Chiang Rai and fresh orange juice also from the region. At day time
Laurent was catching up some sleep and I went to a market. At night
we went to a street full of bars and there were ...
... buses, trains and planes. We've seen temple after temple, and market after market. We've already eaten some pretty wacky food. We have even ran through the pouring rain, drenched to the bone, with BOTH our backpacks on (and most of us wearing flip-flops) to catch the bus while local people were cheering us on. Every day holds so much in store.
Bangkok was quite the experience, ...
... I had never been to Indonesia before, and quickly fell in love with the people. It has a very different feel to Thailand, I always described it as mystical and magical...the hippy inside me could not help it. There were lots of hippies in Ubud too, one online astrologer in a cafe stood out as some one skyped in and he said 'Now that was a Aries way of calling.' But the strangest thing I saw was a very small monkey, wearing ...