Travel Blogs from Chiang Mai
... rated higher but it didn't look as nice. The whole day (830am-4pm) only cost us each 1100 THB ($35) and was all-inclusive (ingredients and meals, obviously!) We all got to choose 6 different dishes to make that we get to take the recipes home for later! Liam, our cooking teacher, picked us up at 830am to take us to the market and then out to the farm. We stopped at the market so she could show and teach us a few things about some of the ...
... a wash down , tried to get some bread and then wandered back into the park. Drama over!
For the rest of the time we had left, we watched the baby elephant with its family and it even came very close to us (before being shepherded away by the mahout), fed them some more and then watched a movie about the centre and how Lex set it up and rescued the animals. We also had a visit to the medical centre and spoke to the vet who treats them. There were lots of dogs around ...
July 5th - Chiang Mai Experience
Once at Chiang Mai I took a taxi to my hostel and got all settled in. The price here was more expensive than in Bangkok but I think it is because I had to get both beds again. In order to have the electricity on in my room, I have to leave the keychain in my room, so I took off my keys which allows me to keep the A/C on if I wander around town a bit to come back to a cool room. I went out and was looking for food. I came across ...
... one of my favorites since I've been abroad. I'd even say it is one of my favorite days in life. I was so inspired to be a part of this beautiful foundation for the day and felt grateful to be surrounded by so much love. There were moments in the day were I would swear the elephants were smiling at me- a simple reminder that everything is connected and worthy of love and happiness.
My day at Elephant Nature Park
... main targets: us! Passing tourists on rafts-the most opportune moment for water fighting! So for the rest of the winding river I splashed and kicked water at all: from young kids to elderly old men and drunken middle-aged women on break from their duties!
Soaked through and purple-lipped I left the river-with fond memories, and content that the day had brought something with more authenticity.
How has this lodge rated in the past?
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have to say i fell into this place as i was cycling the wrong way! but i was so glad i did it was a wonderful night sleep in one of those tents, they also do have rooms to stay in. but when you are in the woods i had to stay in a tent, Also a big thank you to the owner f the place they made me so so welcome and help me find my way out and back on my tri again
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