Tapae Place Hotel
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So on Saturday morning, February 8, I flew north from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, Thailand. (Surprisingly, flying around southeast Asia can be relatively cheap. This flight, purchased 2 days before take-off, cost less than $50.00.)
Chiang Mai's basic lay out is strikingly similar to Mandalay's: A square moat …
... massage. Seriously, these massages are the best $8.00 that I have ever spent in my life. The lady, Da, that has given me massages the previous two times that I have gone asked me to eat dinner with her. She is the cutest woman ever. I opted out of dinner with her, though. She barely speaks english, so I think it would have been a little bit of a lost cause. Even though I turned her down, she still gave me a hug when I left! She is the ...
Well we survived the sleeper train and it wasn't nearly as bad as we had thought. The train carriage was open with top and bottom bunks on either side. We were able to sleep reasonably well and arrived at Chang Mai at 8.30am. We spent the day visiting temples then this evening we have visited the night bazar. Our hotel is lovely with big gardens at the back that go directly onto the river. Jill ...
... we walked we continued our community assessment which includes observing the area, learning the ...
... given the tour and orientation, we discussed that they don't actually need as much technology as we think they do. In America, we "try to play god" and use technology more than our own minds; here they actually think logically and resourcefully. Because of the few resources and money they have, they are taught to adapt and give the best basic care possible, which actually does the trick. Regardless of the many different techniques and methods ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsTapae Place Hotel Chiang Mai
Slightly run down but great location and huge rooms, and decent English speaking tv channels.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.