Pura Vida Resort
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Breakfast Available
- Refrigerator in room
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
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... in Thai does not translate to anything like 7km in English) but we continued up and up and up, stopping to rest, take on water and push the bikes up the hills that beat us before eventually making it to the waterfall about 2 hours later.
The waterfall was worth the effort and we happily cooled off in the freezing waters, took a few photos and enjoyed the view for a while before excitedly making our way back to our bikes..........we had literally pedalled ...
... but it has a beautiful idyllic setting in the mountains and over 30 species of fish in their lake. We had a drink stop and played with the gorgeous husky puppy that lives there. After that it was on to the waterfall, and I'm not ashamed to say, there was a lot of walking with the bike on that stretch. It was so steep and hot and with city bikes that could barely handle a bump let alone a mountain. When we got there, there was a stand serving refreshments, as always in ...
... torrent, but can duck into the safety of a cafe to wait it out. This is how we came to enjoy our holy basil tea in the afternoon, and some jasmine and Thai teas in the evening.
A word on bidets: They are everywhere in Thailand, and a true mark that the "civilized West" is not in fact all that and a bag of potato chips. Bidets are amazing, they keep bathrooms cleaner, and they keep you cleaner. The only source of contention ...
... went up to the Chinese tourists and eat all their bananas! After the elephants we went up into the hills a bit further and then started to walk. We stopped after not very much walking at a waterfall where we had some lunch and went for a swim. One of the guides told me to get into the waterfall saying it is a jungle Thai massage! It did feel quite nice though. We then walked up into the jungle. On the way through the guide got me to eat a red ant which tasted like ...
Took the very early bus to Pai which took 3 hours. Arrived in Pai at lunchtime and went to the hostel- an incredible hostel with an infinity pool and the most amazing views! Pai is amazing, very relaxed, hippy, and set in the beautiful mountains. The hostel costs £4 ...