Travel Blogs from Lamphun
... ages and only managed to do the second leg. Packed bag for tomorrow. On Opas recommendation ate at local place on the river front(down a narrow alley to the side of Grafitti opposite ). Busy place. Shared a couple of Chang then because chicken was off, had shrimp penaeng with rice. Tasty and with a bit of a kick. Bargain at B230 for us ...
... around the shops and saw a go-pro section so we decided to buy a pole for our camera, we got the guy to give us 10% off and came out thinking we had got a great deal, had a look on amazon to realise they are £10 cheaper at home!!! Oh well, we need it really in Asia :) We had a nice cheap and safe dinner this evening, good old pad Thai, you can't go wrong with that choice! Lovely end to a lovely day! Love you all billions, Ames ...
... show we are their friends. We fed them bananas and sugar cane. We'd tell the elephants to open their mouths (ban soong) and feed them. Their teeth are at the back of their jaws, so there was no chance of them biting us. Their mouths and tongues were smooth and slobbery, but it was a fun experience. Elephants sleep only 3 hours a day and literally eat the rest of the time. After feeding them, we got on their backs. To get on an ...
... as in many elephant parks but instead are set free to mooch around the reserve as they so wish. This made me happy.
We then hopped back in the vans and made our way back to town and to our hostels. Stopping on the way at a hospital so they could show us how our Money helps the community - very strange!
Back at the hostel we were absolutely exhausted so after a quick skype home we headed to bed after an amazing ...
... sortie to Bangkok which starts on Sunday. I took an early
morning walk on the beach followed by breakfast, which I am varying from day to
day. Generally I have fruit and china tea but this morning I had Dim Sum in a very
basic roadside Chinese cafe. (Upgraded since I wrote this and very well known –
Mala on the main Karon – Kata road) It
made a pleasant change but I’ll be back on the fruit tomorrow. I had twenty
Other places to stay in Lamphun
204/10 Charmmathewi Road, Tumbol Naimuang, Lamphun | Hotelfrom $27