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... for the comfort of my Mazda back home! It's also impossible to talk to one another because the wind is so loud, so I got pretty bored on the back. Although the reviews that the Golden triangle said that it was a waste of time and there was nothing to see, both Justin and I really enjoyed our day! We got to explore around the Golden Buddha, tossed coins into the belly of a big fat Buddha, see the famous triangle that points to the countries in different ...
... through we noticed how the 2 sides were completely different even though they had about 5 metres between them at the boarder! They drove on the otherside of the road, the clocks were 30 minutes infront, the language had changed, they wore different clothing and strange make-up. And there was NO franchises! It was a completely different world.
We had heard the shopping in this Burmanesse city was really good so we had a quick walk through the market ...
... fun together.
Today we left at 8:30 to travel to Chiang Rai, a city to the north of Chiang Mai. (By the way I found out that Chiang means city; that's why there are different ones.) We drove for several hours as the city faded into hills and then melted into rice patties. Eventually we arrived at the White Temple, designed by Chalermchai Kositpipat, a Thai Buddhist artist.
The temple was by far the most fascinating one we have seen yet. The ...
I had looked forward to this since day one. Barry was kinda iffy about it. Bev said "no way", We were taken to the wonderful Anantara Resort, were given mahout pants to put on and then met Ake, the head mahout in this adventure, probably because he spoke excellent English, Turns out he was also very sweet and VERY good at making sure everyone was safe and had fun learning to be a mahout. Well, most everyone, He asked, on the ...
... miracle considering the place was not open until a few years ago. The first time we were there was not so glamorous, however the secnd time, we went straight to an Akha/Karen village, to meet the "long neck" people from hill tribes. The experience was short but amazing, getting to meet the people you have seen in National Geographic as a kid is more than I could ever wish for. They were very ...
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299 Phaholyothin Road, Mae Sai | Hotelfrom $18