Pia on Pai
Travel Blogs from Pai
... roads which Dave enjoyed and found some cute villages. We had to turn back eventually as we had gone pretty far. We took a different route back into Pai and took in the scenery along the way. It really is beautiful around there. We also passed Thoms Elephant Camp which is right on the road so stopped to look. We felt much happier about these elephants as they were not chained, but in wooden pens and they seemed happy. You could get close to touch and buy food for them too. As it was ...
... activities however i did notice they where a lot more expensive that the ones in Chiang Mai but i can compare the quality. Foods great, bars are great and its the cheapest place we have been too so far. Very good!!
Beard Report - Getting some good growth now however at that irritating stage and so tempted to whip it off!!
Liam Report - Laddies doing fine although slowly starting to lose small objects from his backpack haha!
... street food. Pai has a walking market each night and so we did some walking every night to see the crafts and sample the food. We had great Indian food dished up by some Islamic women, a Thai take on nachos, and a Toneman favorite, ice cream from waffle cones made right on the street. We were also in Pai for New Year's, which ended up being a great place to be. The town definitely filled up with foreigners, which again made us grateful to ...
... coming from the main house, as we walked in we realised we had come on a day where the guesthouse was hosting the thailand ultra marathon (where they run 100km and climb 5000m). It was pretty cool to see them at the end of their run and everyone was cheering them in and looking after them, I was just sitting on my bum with a beer. The next day we went to the main house for some breakfast I had a beautiful fresh fruit museli (better than ...
... when our card (with sufficient might we add - don't worry parents) was declined at both shops and cashpoints. Given that Kels owed money to a spa and me owe money to the Apple store (new hard drive - mine broke when I took out the bag to add to the mayhem. Managed to find a £12 replacement) panic stations did kick in slightly - THANKS STA!!! We got a taxi back, kept the metre running whilst we grabbed a different card and headed back to pay our debts. Few panic over!! ...
Other places to stay in Pai
245 Moo 1 Chaisongkram Rd, Pai | 4 star hotelfrom $46
119 Moo 2, Tambol Wiangnuer, Pai | 3 star hotelfrom $29
65 Moo 3, Pai | Hotelfrom $26
13 Moo 4 Rungsiyanon Rd, Pai | Hotelfrom $16
87/1 Moo3 Viang Tai, Pai | Hotelfrom $10