Travel Blogs from Chiang Mai
‘Flight 535 to Kuala Lumpur
is now boarding at Gate 8’. On my third visit, I would begin to find out what
living in Thailand was really about as I boarded the Malaysian Airlines flight
from Cape Town to Kuala Lumpur on June 2nd 2008. On previous visits
I always flew direct to Thailand via Changi airport in Singapore. Normally
business was the priority with maybe a short holiday in Phuket for two or three
... 3.20) and took about 3.5 hours. Once in Chiang Mai I took a tuk tuk to the micasa hotel. The room is nice and clean so is the shared bathroom.
In Chiang Mai I went to the Saturday and Sunday night market - which were very crowded and at some point I just gave up and went left the crowds.
I had lunch with Annick and Roger who I ...
... you 10 seconds to cross from the time that the traffic stops, which may or may not be straight away. Run run run run run Go round the SE corner up the inner ring road (hahahaha genius) and find there's lots of bars and restaurants. Stupid headache yesterday boooooooooo........ Pass another wat (Wat saimoonmuag.....or Wats new pussycat) so we take a picture over the fence. Wander into a Tourism and Travel company who also laughed their asses off at our hotel ...
... countries; we have fun and go crazy, but we lack the grace and pleasant demeanor others possess. Also their traditions have rich, long histories where ours are much more recent with little background if any.
Anyway, both Messiah and BCNC students truly enjoyed the “Formal Activity” as it was called and shared many laughs, smiles, and pictures. By the way, have I mentioned what it’s like here with pictures!? Have you ever ...
... a dessert called egg of swan which looks like a mini donut but inside is a sort of like a tortellini taste, fried bananas, and fried quail eggs. I bought a small bell at market and sort of haggled for elephant figurines (I still think I have much room for improvement!)
Tomorrow we are getting another Thai buddy for a few days and are going to the elephant camp!
Thank you (Kob Khun Ka) for reading this very long blog!
Until next time!
-Abby (Dta Krai)