Baan Sammi Nature Resort
Travel Blogs from Chiang Mai
... instead it is just written down
on paper. For IV access instead of a catheter being inserted it is a plug and
you insert the needle right in, which makes it much easier to come out. They
also reuse rubber gloves, to me that is beyond gross. Lastly I got to see what
they are feed and let me tell you I would rather starve than eat when they are
served.. It was not covered and trays were stacked on top of each other.. A lot
of things are different, I ...
We celebrated Alex's birthday before it was his birthday in the states. Then, of course, slept through the actual birthday. But we thought of him all day and in our dreams that night. :)
... come who were expecting to be 'entertained' or have an 'experience' of elephants. He said that they were more interested in helping the elephants and that people paying to come see them helped cover their costs and they were glad to share the elephants lives with other people but they would tailor their tours around the elephants and not the elephants around the tours. Which I thought was a unique but reasonable perspective. Especially if ...
After 24 hours on two different buses we finally arrived in Chiang Mai last night. We had no hostel booked so used good old McDonalds wifi to find somewhere to stay and then popped out to explore until about midnight. This morning we knew we wanted to go to the temples here. We went and grabbed some food and then headed to the temple nearby before taking a tuk tuk to Doi Suthep. Everything ...
... and safe. All clipping and unclipping was done by the staff and we were clipped on at all times. Good fun doing the zip lining. The only time I felt a bit apprehensive was when did 40M drop face down at the end of the experience. Group was Chinese and the two of us. Started raining when part way around with then got steadily heavier. Stopped a couple of times at 7-11! Water and muffin provided at 2/3 stage before a ten minute uphill walk then more water at a good viewpoint above ...