Viang Tak Riverside Hotel
Travel Blogs from Tak
Today we hired a car, and hit the road. With Lisa behind the wheel and Debbie being the chief navigator, we managed to get our way out of Chiang Mai without too much trouble - during the midday rush hour. It didn't take us long to get used to the Thai driving rules: indicate left if you are turning left, or if it's OK for the car behind to overtake …
After escaping the madhouse we jumped town and ended up a short hour away in a little place called Tak. Nothing much to do there but we enjoyed ourselves and each others company. We had a bed picnic and wine and watched a film. Its nice to still be able to have normal free time even though we're in an amazing ...
... costumes. It definatley took me by suprise just how many students were involved.
More or less all of them marched but so many got dressed up in bright, glittery costumes. Some of the suits the boys wore were...interesting and the girls were dressed in many different types of extravagant dresses. Students were also demonstrating against human trafficking and supporting non-violence, which I thought was pretty cool. They made a big cage and put some students in it as ...
... tips and lessons on Buddhism. My 700 baht is going the distance.
9:17 am – I get back to the hotel, where Charlie is ready to rock for an interview in wrinkled dress clothes. I grab a quick meal and we try n’ figure out where the hell we’re going.
10:10 am – After some confusing talk with Chilipa, we hop in another taxi to her agency office. We’ve been awake and on the move for 24 hours now and my gut is doing some ...
Right-o-, so, where was I? Oh yes, on the way to Bangkok! Gee golly wiz I'm behind on these blogs, which means I'll skip the small trivial details about our farewell to Liz, or the 3 hour car ride with a driver named Chewy, or our long search for Collin and Beau. These events, although annoyingly hilarious in retrospect, do not seem worthy of your attention. I would even go so far as to say Bangkok in general was a bit anticlimactic. I mean, Thai people go ball to the walls ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking