Travel Blogs from Chiang Mai
... to check out some other ingredients they get from their garden, then it's off to cook. We each get our own wok. We first make a stir-fry dish (I chose Pad See Ew, Aurea chose Pad Thai), then we make an appetizer (I chose deep-fried spring rolls, Aurea papaya salad). Then, we make our own curry paste from scratch using a mortar and pestle, and make curry from that (I made green curry, Aurea made Panang). We then make shrimp tom yum soup, and lastly, mango with sticky rice ...
... the highest peak in Thailand. On the way up we visited two waterfalls. The Wachiritharn and Siritharn Waterfall. We also looked at the agricultural work at the Royal Project Research Station, the king and queen chedis. We were greeted with the best views across the park here. Near the top of the peak we took the Angkha nature walk. Here you can walk amongst the unique flora and forest. After visiting those places we ...
... package, along with dinner, breakfast the following morning and a boxed lunch for the boat.
We headed off to the boat at 8 the next morning, the guy in the hostel organised our visas for us (40 USD each) so we got through the border very quickly but then had to wait around for about two hours until we were taken to a little office and then eventually to the boat with three minutes to spare before the boat was scheduled to leave, but that was grand because the ...
... see how that goes. Had a great pizza just down from our place,and ended up spending a couple of hours talking to a really nice hippy kid from Albertta (39 yrs old,not such a kid i guess?),but he was so nice to talk to and really was funny,a cross between Mathew Maconnahy and Owen Wilson,a nice way to end our day.We bid Tim a fond farwell,and wandered back to our oh so comfy pad for a welcoming sleep in our beautiful bed,another ****** day in paradise,to be ...
... I’m pretty sure the phrase, "guys, are we really in Thailand right now?", was uttered multiple times throughout the course of our adventure here. Elephants are considered sacred here and are also seen as a symbol of good luck because many ancient Thai kings use them to ride victoriously into battle, yet this didn’t necessarily translate into how they were treated at the camp. The elephants were ...
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