Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort & Spa
Travel Blogs from Mae Chan
... for what was lost when blight wiped out up to three billion American Chestnuts across Appalachia a century ago from an infected Japanese chestnut. They actually seeded the deforested hillsides with fast-growing Japanese Kudzu to curtail soil erosion, so now we have the legacy of that too.
More checkpoints on the way back. This time they were checking bags in addition to IDs, looking for drugs. Again, no real ...
... 2 to 6 tons, 40 thousand muscles in trunk.
Both have 6 sets of teeth in their lifetime. They have a vomeronasal system which recognizes urine of a family member. Males mature at about 16 years (bulls). Females (cows) can have their first calf at 10 to 15 years and are pregnant for 20 to 23 months. Babys are weaned in 3 to 5 years. Musth is when adult male elephants become sexually active and aggressive. There is a strong smelling ...
... apple as it's been so long since he's eaten it! It felt so luxurious to enjoy a dessert while we watched some of the traditional dancing on the stage. As we were hoping to skype with the Andersons in a few hours we bought some Cremos to keep us going, but also some bread for breakfast. Sadly though we didn't hear from them and at midnight Ally woke Cat from her nap to tell her it was time to properly go to bed! It was a long and busy but exciting and highly enjoyable day and we are both shattered! ...
... atleast a four hour drive back to Chiang Mai of which Richard slept ALL of it. Amy got to sit next to Granpa Taiwan and here him suck on nuts and fruit the whole journey home. In all we travelled 600km - wowzah!
Time to pack our backpacks up as we were checking out tomorrow and grabbing another 12-hour night bus back to Bangkok - yippee! We will be meeting Barry & Shaun (Amys dad and bro) on Friday so really looking forward to that!
Ciao for now xx
It was wonderful to be able to reunite with Brucey in Thailand again, nearly five years after we had first volunteered there. Not only did she feed us with frozen jellies and provide us with a crash course in Dakota Fanning, she even managed to get Jeff and me a week's work of paid work at her kindergarten. I spent that week teaching two year olds who absorbed new language as quickly as I forgot it. They may have been superior ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services