Travel Blogs from Chiang Rai
... to cover me until LP. My poor brain has been struggling with the currency and exchange rate. I am not sure if I had enough to get me through for two days as I just couldn't do the math. Pretty embarrassing on my half, especially as I have been working on a daily basis with currency conversion I to JPY. The boat is ...
... however he was disappointed with the white temple finding it superficial and garish. I loved the glamour and theatre of the White Temple and was troubled by the means of achieving the Black House exhibition but i enjoyed both. Both sites are a working progress and neither will be finished soon but worth a visit nonetheless. There is no fee and they're easily accessible from Chaing Rai by moped or bus. Tomorrow we'll do nothing before our border crossing or we'll go to the Hall of Opium, undecided. ...
I woke up late and well rested. Nice hard mattress makes for some solid sleeping. I relaxed doing research until around noon. Once ready, Doug and i headed out to the city center and to my restaurant for some great food and some bakery items. Doug then dropped of his bags at his new hotel and from here we hired a tuk to take up to black house, we agreed to 250b for the return trip. It was a long drive since it was a slow tuk, but we finally arrived and from the street saw ...
... am an incredibly nervous and tense driver which caused my muscles and hands to cramp. The first 3 hours of the drive were highway (which wasn't bad) but the last hour was an upward climb. The road winds up the mountain and peaks and falls throughout. On top of that, there were a lot of potholes, which meant a lot of gassing, breaking and swerving.*We were the only people driving automatic scooters. Everyone else had a manual bike/motorcycle, and yet ...
... might add, under my breath!
As the bus was driving off, my much loved conductor smiled and waved (in the usual Thai way), and started yelling something out in Thai. It wasn’t long before people started coming out of their wooden huts and yabbering at me in Thai. I was gently taken by my arm and led behind the huts and down a tiny, overgrown lane, where I was placed on an ...
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