Travel Blogs from Lamphun
... when they will find out! My group was kind of lost without much guidance. Haha. I try to be positive and not spoil much for them. I guess I am slightly concerned I might be too busy with the new students to do solitary activities and self reflection, but we will see...! My goal for this month is to get more into meditation and really digging into my inner self and finding out what my purpose and motivation ...
We met the rest of Team Thailand at the airport in Chiang Mai late Monday night. They were tired and weary from their long day travelling from Brisbane so we were glad to help settle them into our accommodation in Riverside Guesthouse. The next morning we took them for a walk through the local markets for a bit of shopping. We'd drawn names out of hat for a Secret Santa (with a strict budget of 200Baht each) so everyone ...
15minutes later and a young Irish couple had arrived so there was three of us we needed 7more for full bus, mmmhh I wasn't hopeful.
My flip flops had melted from the walking, it was 37.2 at points today, so I headed to the store for another pair and at 50TB a pair I should of bought two.
The driver finally agreed to take just three of us after all we had waited 30minutes, so 65TB each to get there we set off.
The truck is great fun, ...
We were always looking forward to this day (probably Debbie more than I), since we decided to do it. Becoming a Mahout for the day held both excitement and trepidation in volumes! Would it be too commercialised, would it live up to its billing? Will we learn Mahout commands and actually command the elephants? Will we actually get into the river and bathe with them? Could it be possible that we actually ride them through the jungle and enter ...
I started off my day with another amazing big breakfast at the hotel restaurant, I just can't get enough of the local food around here! I had arranged a taxi to get me to The Grand Palace so set off early.
The Grand Palace was built in 1782, and for 150 years the home of the Thai King, the Royal court and the administrative seat of government. The Grand Palace of Bangkok is a grand old dame indeed, that continues to have visitors ...
Other places to stay in Lamphun
204/10 Charmmathewi Road,Naimuang, Lamphun | Hotelfrom $27