Secret Garden Chiang Mai
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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Not sure if my review is also appearing here, so I will add it.
I did kind of enjoyed the day in nature, not without wondering whether zoos are legitimate and fair for the animals.
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The site is quite nice and the amenities fairly well setup. There is still construction going on mostly around the lake (the walking trail). The entrance fee was 800 baht ($31CAD) which includes the free walk and ...
... pat a baby elephant whilst we waited for all of the group to arrive. After everyone had arrived, we had a lesson on caring for the elephants. We learnt that elephants have no tear ducts, so they always have tears in their eyes. Also that they only sleep for around 5 hours a night! We then were split into three groups (ours had us four, plus a lovely couple from the UK), and taken to where the elephants are. We were assigned our elephants ...
... is what I pray.
After we visited that first patient, we then went and saw an older woman who seemed to have had a stroke. I did an assessment on her. She was very sweet, but she was upset that she couldn’t get out more. I can’t imagine how that feels, transitioning from being able to do so much to not being able to do that much at all.
The last patient could barely talk, ...
... for the tourists which has also become an increasing part in sustaining their community. Today was a really cool experience and I kept thinking to myself I can’t believe this counts as clinical.
Following that we went back to our Kuhn Mae’s house to finish packing up and to eat lunch together. I really enjoyed my time here and it has been one of my favorite parts. I really enjoyed learning about the culture of the village and overall our time there. ...
... to the services it provides. Complex cases are referred to the city hospitals. The students got to experience a little Thai massage and they purchased some herbal supplements.
Before we left for the village I encouraged those who get motion sick to take Dramamine. The students are finally listening to my recommendations. We arrived at the temple area, which is the center of the village. It is here that we met our house mothers. We were then escorted to our ...