Baan Phak Naha
Travel Blogs from Chiang Mai
... has issues with flooding. Today’s rain was not the torrential downpour but a steady rain. The rain has not let up and we were informed that the next 3 days will be like this. So, we have a weekend schedule change. We were scheduled for outdoor activities and now we have to be indoors. I believe we have Saturday figured out but Sunday’s events are still up in the air.
Today the students went to the Psychiatric Hospital in the ...
They drank their booze
And racked their brains,
But everyone was starting
To look the same-same.
If they took much longer
Time'd be up - a terrible pity!
Santa'd be lost forever
In this godforsaken city.
Jill started to cry,
When suddenly a POOOF and a FLASSHH
Lit up the sky.
Time stood still
Everything was hazy.
Jill said "The Red Bull here is crazy".
But Matt said nothing,
He stared ...
... an important symbolic animal in Chiang Mai. Behind the temple is the space that makes this temple famous. Each temple has a large mound behind it known in Thailand as a Chedi. This is a space that houses Buddha relics and originally in Buddhism were burial mounds. This particular Chedi was built to house the ashes of a fourteenth century king. What makes it unique is the size, rising originally nearly 250 feet and being about 150 feet in diameter. This is significantly larger ...
... the lucky dog and it's even more lucky family. So even though I was very excited to see the dogs it quickly hit me as we are approaching the area how upset I get visiting the Humane Society or various rescues at home. The sound of the dogs and the thought of them in cages really started to hit me. The cage filled with so many cute dogs with no homes and my heart just broke. If I have the ability to take every one home I would. But knowing Mali and her sometimes *****y ways I ...
... I'm getting good at tactical changes where I don't have to touch the floor. Matty started feeling really funny, he went really pale and started shaking, saying he felt really weak and light headed. He hadn't eaten too much for breakfast and then we had trekked in the heat so I think his sugar levels were probably down, I gave him a packet of crisps that I had and one of the girls Jess have him a breakfast bar, once he'd eaten them he said he felt ...