Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort & Spa
Travel Blogs from Mae Chan
We left Mae Sai for Mae Salong & had to change to a songthaew for the second part as the hills are too steep for buses. The songthaews won't leave until they are full, that is, with 8 people on board paying 60 baht each. Otherwise, you can pay for one yourself at 480 baht. We waited for about an hour to see if anyone else turned up & no-one did so we paid our money & were off. At $16 for the two of us we figured it was money well spent. The drive was amazing & the ...
... wait in a big que and had to fill in another visa form to enter back into the country. We had seen a sign that had a list of countries that were only allowed a free 15 day visa on arrival and UK was one of them so we started to panic.
As we got to the desk we didnt bother to ask as we handed in our Burma visa cards, she found our passports and stamped in 30 days which was a big help. We then found out you're allowed 3 lots of free 30 days at ...
... through meditation. It was a very nice painting although again I do not agree with it. I do not believe that we can reach God through our own merits, but only through God's grace in Jesus. Praise God for His love for us!
Outside the temple again there was a building with intricately decorated bathrooms. It is supposed to be the "most beautiful toilet." You can decide for yourself after looking at the attached pictures.
Then after lunch we ...
... time in the village here. Some are very young boys called monks in training. Beverly calls them Monketts.
For several evenings our team has been taken to the exclusive and very expensive Anantara Lodge and Spa where our research assistants/staff/RAs give us a slide presentation and dissertation on their field of study and expertise. The first evening at the Anantara I ordered a glass of house c******nay. It cost ...
... maybe try some stuff then.
After a nice dander about in town, looking at the markets, I hailed a tuk tuk back and had a really fun zoom back to the hotel. It feels completely unsafe and you've got to hold on tight in the back but it was really fun. I thought he might be a good person to test out some Thai on as well so I got my Thai language app out, practiced secretly in the back and asked him for the price when we arrived at the hotel. I was really ...
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