Phu Chaisai Mountain Resort & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... a watering can over the road. The women then spread the top coat by hand. The workers live alongside the road in temporary huts. People passing by gave them some food and water and so did we. The finished roads were surprisingly smooth. I can't see this method of road construction taking off in Australia or New Zealand. The photos were taken at several sites.
From Chiang Mai we continued our northward journey through Thailand. The bus ride took 3 hours and was a somewhat scenic drive through the highlands. From Chiang Mai northward to the Thai border the landscape changes from relatively flat plains to more mountainous forested/jungle terrain. The city of Chiang Rai itself wasn't necessarily beautiful. Most streets were lined by 1950s-1980s era simple concrete buildings. Aside from the rare temple, it was difficult to see ...
... me so well that they stocked my refrigerator with Coke Zero and water. I just LOVE them.
As soon as we finished lunch we visited the Big Buddha along the river. We took pictures and then walked across the street to do some shopping. The students this year want to shop all of the time. We spent about 30 minutes at this market. We then traveled maybe 30 minutes to Chiang Suen. We visited a museum and the ruins of the old city. We learned that the commoners' wats (temples) ...
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 ...
... the tour so got the driver to drop us off at the border. It reminded us very much of our trip into Tijuana. I had a great foot massage while in Mae Sai, an hour for 100 baht (about $3.50). At night on the footpath they set up chairs in different areas. Unlike in other areas we've been to, it seems to be mainly locals getting the massages. The girl I had, had very strong hands & also used her elbow on the ...