Phu Jaya Mini Resort
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- Minbar in room
- Babysitting service
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... bit. After a couple of days in Chiang Mai, we took an overnight trip to the Elephant Nature Park, which is a rescue centre for elephants that have been forced to work in the illegal logging industry, trekking and tourism begging. We picked that one as it's one of the only centres we could find that didn't ride the elephants, or use hooks and chains to control them. Instead of punishing the elephants, they retrained them through positive enforcement and they ...
... and a gentle relaxing foot rub (Rachel's choice). Our last afternoon in Chiang Mai was the final opportunity to attend a Thai cooking class which was a superb experience. We've just had an overnight further North in Chiang Rai, where we've continued the tradition of hunting out guest houses with swimming pools (hardened backpackers indeed!) and will be heading for the Laos border this afternoon. Love to you all and see you on the other side I & ...
... and in they way they involve everyone regardless of age, color, gender, or status. Tony and I were fortunate to schedule our stay in Chiang Mai to personally experience this event.
Songkran is both a spiritual and a family affair. It is also a convenient excuse to let go and have the most fun one can have. We noted families gathered in front of their businesses grilling food, heating soups and eating noodles. I ...
... us to sit at the back. We didnt know what was going on but slowly monks started turning up and more tourists were instructed to sit (some were told off for pointing their feet towards Buddha) then eventually the room was full of monks who started chanting. We sat listening for a while but did eventually get bored so set off to continue exploring (they chant for a long long time). We headed to have a look at the river and sat eating our sticky rice ...
... until those moments. It was then that I really realized how crazy life is all around us all the time, coming at us from every direction, how much we never recognize that, and just how much impact this meditation retreat had truly had on my psyche.
When I got here, Russ was horribly sick – a fever, sore throat, cough, so as good as it was to see him, I couldn’t get near him – and still haven’t very much even a week later. He is still getting over ...