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With 11 days of adventure, I'm not planning on saving much time for blogging. So consider this your own personal vacation - a few days to spare yourself from my bragging about beautiful weather and whining about sunburn. But be warned, once I get back - I'll be blogging at full force (after my friends upload their photos of ...
... brought down a section of it. It’s decorated with elephants, which I particularly liked. We also got some great pics of young monks being schooled. Next we headed to Chiang Mai Historical Centre, which had some interesting displays about the rulers and politics of the region, including war with Laos, and some natural history of the area and an ancient section of wall. Afterwards we went looking for a quick, early lunch in the form of rice paper rolls, but for some ...
... some serious painful moments...but it is SO worth it! Mike (whose idea of a good massage is a gentle pat on the head) wisely opted out. He would have cried! We walked back from the Temple through more amazing small snake like streets of Chinatown. I was already in a bit of an altered state from the massage and as we were winding our way through the cluttered streets Mike said: "It sort of feels like you're high or ...
... and ´jewelry´shops... All cons, except for the suit shops which apparently do do fantastic quality clothing for very cheap.. but since we were backpackers we seriously did not want to lug around a suit for the rest of our journey!! (plus when would we use it?)
We soon learned to swiftly avoid suit salesmen at ALL costs! Along with masseuses, taxi drivers, travel agents, beggars, jewelry shop assistants and of course ladyboys. This may sound cruel and to begin with ...
... excuse to start the party early.
Meanwhile back in Canada Mariah is looking after my cats and giving them a wonderful holiday time lots of things to play with and a tree to climb. Janet and John are looking after the house and keeping us updated on the horrible weather we are not missing.
So I wish you all a Merry Christmas and Sawadee Pei Mei (Happy New Year in Thai)
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