Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle
Travel Blogs from Chiang Saen
We got up early, had a light breakfast, and I went down to the pool for one last swim. Arriving at the pool at 7:30 AM, I observed several people "staging" the pool area for a photo shoot. The head photographer asked if I could wait a few minutes until they were completed. I got in my good laugh for the day when I pulled …
... three times and in Chiang Rai it was time to replace the old girl with another bus. I decided to do some wishful thinking and asked for a luxury bus for the remainder of our journey, low and behold my wish came true. Now I sit on the banks if the Mekong and across the waterway in Laos is a temple with some verily lovely Buddha chanting to the sunset. Pretty lovely to be here right ...
... lends me his phone so I can call the boat agent to let them know where to pick me up in the morning. There is a little restaurant next door, serving a random collection of Lao, Thai and western dishes, and as I walk down the street, an almighty bolt of lightening lights up the evening sky followed by a huge crack of thunder. This continues for about 10 minutes before the heavens open and torrential rain pours down. It's impressive as I watch from the restaurant, which ...
... went unoccupied and we helped our selves to double mattresses. Food is brought in by zipwire and was hot, delicious and healthy. There were also snacks and tea and coffee. We saw our money in action after hearing gunshots down in the valley two armed guards in camouflaged fatigues went running quickly down the hill towards the guilty sound. Once settled the guides left allowing free time or zip time as you wish. Aiden and i made the most of the diminishing light ...
After a very long bus ride from pia. We arrived at the border town of Chiang khong at nearly 2am and not at 12 as they told us when we bought the bus ticket. They also failed to tell us that our accommodation for the night was no better than someone's two storey wooden shed. A nice double bed that squeeked and groined with the slightest movement dressed with a lovely blanket / rug with a tiger picture printed on that looked like it came right out of ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool