Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort & Spa
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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 ...
... along to a FREE jewellery making class. I love making Jewellery, and it was free, what more could I want? It was called 'Garden Of Eden' so if you ever happen to be in Luang Probang, GO! Our teacher Nik was this awesome Loas lady who spoke English more fluently than me & Nick. She fed us with fresh mangoes from her mango tree and was extremely patient whilst teaching us the art of Macrame jewellery making. I cockily laughed at Nick as it ...
... 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 ...
... to just be with them, always with their mahout (elephant caretaker) and staff nearby. The staff is 4 young highly intelligent trained research scientists, led by a renowned research scientist, Dr. Josh Plotnik. (He doesn't like to be called doctor.)
The routine is: up early at 6:30, breakfast and daily briefings at 7:30, and reporting to the office at 8:15. (A 10 minute walk.) A van takes us to the research site 15 minutes out of town. ...
... and I have to say it’s the first time I’ve seen anything like it! Over tea Janice discussed the work that was needing done and Joe’s booked in to get the place ship shape again while we’re there.