Chiang Rai Inn Hotel
Travel Blogs from Chiang Rai
... travelers. As Andre’s brother said it best, “Thailand’s going to seem so tame in comparison to where you’ve been”. True Tristan. We did manage to buy some items from various hill tribes and it was nice to get out of the hustle and bustle.
Famous in Thailand are the major two temples on either side of town. Both designed by government appointed artists, they had a very different feel ...
great view of the rice fields and the mountains, and a visit to the
caves of rural Chang Dao. The surroundings are so beautiful here, we
certainly are looking forward to do a longer jungle trek or a
Meanwhile the hot season is over and
the rain season has now begun. Maybe that means we won't be running
into a 7-eleven (little kiosks that are everywhere) as often in
desperate need of some cold ...
Chiang Rai is a small town which is another gateway for treks, elephant rides, rafting and other adventure activities.
We stayed there as it was a town to stop off to in between Pai and the Thai border, otherwise it would have been a very long journey all in one go. The mini bus ride from Pai was not the best. We drove back through the ...
... village within the Thai border. Although their village received electricity 4 months ago, and there is evidence of TVs, the squalor and living conditions are severe. As we walked though the village, I had flashbacks to our farm, and imagined what my father would have said at seeing people and houses seemingly in the middle of the animal pens. Our guides brought 2 bags of books for the school teacher there, and a large box of cookies. Tonight ...
... Favola, Italian restaurant and 1hour massage at Parvati Spa. All was handled efficiently. A staff sent us to our room, grand deluxe with view of the swimming pool, right next to Parvati Spa and Favola. Lovely!! The room was by far, the most spacious one I ever been, with walk in closet, huge huge bathroom and fantastic balcony. I love it. Had dinner at Favola and sadly I did not drink (still on medication) and watched Big Nau enjoyed the drinks. It was a 8degree C and I was wearing ...