Thapai Spa Camping
Travel Blogs from Pai
... words of my step-mum were "don't do bungee jumping." So I haven't really disobeyed anyone. The day on the bike was awesome. I covered about 70km sightseeing with a group of French travellers I met on the bus. It was nice to have some company and they were easily impressed by my poorly-constructed half-sentences in their native language. They also taught me bit of slang, so I'm now marginally cooler. Next Stop: Koh ...
... and Chinese. Within ten minutes of their very first ride they reach an intersection, look the wrong way for traffic coming from the left and BOOM a smashed bike, broken leg or worse. In party spots like Ko Pha Ngan it's a combination of booze, over confidence, speed and sheer stupidity that is the killer. Failure to watch the road for potholes, oil, loose gravel and even buffalo or elephant **** can cause skids and the resultant grazed limbs. How else can one explain the ...
We left Chiang Mai around 9am, nice and early before the sun got up. It was very simple to get there. 1 straight road from the centre for around 70km and then left onto the Pai road for 70km. Making the trip 140km in total.
We only took an overnight bag each to Pai and left most of our luggage in Chiang Mai at the guesthouse.
What a stunning journey it was to Pai. We passed through the mountains, round the windy bends. We stopped occasionally for drinks and ...
... it's called WWII bridge), the country side, rive fields and finally the sunset over the canyon. This sunset was particularly beautiful because of the surroundings. We had to climb up and down white and red canyon walls lined with unique mysterious vegetation as farmers burned the forests in the skyline mountains filling the sky with a hazy smoke as the sky turns a brilliant shade of red and orange, the effect looks like something out of Jurassic park. We did a 20 km ...
... Muk, a beautiful young Thai lady, she reassures me that it doesn't matter that we are late as we are the only people in the class - she only likes small groups. We drink tea made from freshly prepared leaves of lemon grass. The setting is idyllic, the warm sun shines down. She could just sell tickets to sit here sipping tea and admiring the view in this hillside paradise.
But soon they return and we learn about what we are to do. Good ...
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245 Moo 1 Chaisongkram Rd, Pai | 4 star hotelfrom $46
119 Moo 2, Tambol Wiangnuer, Pai | 3 star hotelfrom $29
65 Moo 3, Pai | Hotelfrom $26
13 Moo 4 Rungsiyanon Rd, Pai | Hotelfrom $16
87/1 Moo3 Viang Tai, Pai | Hotelfrom $10