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... shirts, CD's, looking at pagodas and having lunch together.
We met a couple of American girls who are teaching English in Burma, and they gave us a few tips on where to buy stuff.
We spent a second night at the most accommodating Jan Petrol Station, because it was convenient, but in the morning we were sort of asked to leave because we were taking up spaces for bus washing.
After so many temples and sightseeing we really felt like a lazy day today so booked a tubing trip up the Mae Ping river North of Chiang Mai. The company pick you up at 10.30 from one of two central locations and it is about an hour north through the suburbs and then into lush countryside. The road is bordered by emerald paddy fields and in the distance the mountains shimmer in the sun. After a briefing you lock up your valuables and are taken 10km ...
... I did not enjoy the vibe there and can't believe the killing of these beautiful animals was once allowed and revered. Those poor poor majestic creatures. Humans are a filthy animal that likes to prove their egotistical selves through conquering others. Makes me sick! MONKEY CAVE - pop in if it's along the way. I wouldn't go out of my way to visit but if you're riding past, why not! It is a little challenging to find the right road to turn down from the highway ...
We've been slacking with the blog and haven't really been writing it so this one will be all over the place. We had made the decision that we would have a few more days in Thailand before we cross the border into Laos. We spent our last few days in chaing rai, a city south of the border which to be honest wasn't amazing, mainly a pit stop for the border crossing. However there is a place near by called the golden triangle which was a big trade for opium ...
... for what was lost when blight wiped out up to three billion American Chestnuts across Appalachia a century ago from an infected Japanese chestnut. They actually seeded the deforested hillsides with fast-growing Japanese Kudzu to curtail soil erosion, so now we have the legacy of that too.
More checkpoints on the way back. This time they were checking bags in addition to IDs, looking for drugs. Again, no real ...
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