Manee Dheva Resort & Spa
Travel Blogs from Mae Chan
... waterfall! It was spectacularly amazing, and beautiful. I was so excited when I first arrived, Nick started to get a bit embarrassed to be with me in public as I kept shouting "WOOOAHHH!!!!" "Nick, look at the water!! It's so clear and blue!!!" It really was amazing, and to all the nay sayers who have been and think I'm being OTT, then you obviously didn't find the "secret pools" as I like to call them. Me and nick went off exploring, uphill ...
... see that the people didn't have a lot but everyone seemed to be happy, waving and smiling as we drove past. When we arrived at various villages the driver would slow down and throw sweets out of the window for the kids, they all ran after the bus screaming with excitement, looking so happy. It's something that I had never seen in person before and was truly a special moment to see this; and not sat in a room watching it on ...
Today is the day we have all been waiting for. When the students found out that we were going to Chiang Rai, they wanted to cross the border to Myanmar (previously known as Burma). I was not sure whether or not this would be possible b/c of the history between Myanmar and the USA. I emailed the authorities at MC requesting permission to cross the border. As long as the US Consulate in Thailand had no reservations, they would support ...
... to 18 hours a day. They sleep standing up for 4 to 6 hours. Their vision is not good, but their hearing and sense of smell are excellent.
Lastly, elephants do not like chili peppers or bees! So farmers in areas of wild elephants are being educated to plant chili peppers and raise bees around their crops to protect them. OK, enough with the facts. Got more but will leave it at that.
On the last night of our 10 days ...
... we crossed the boarder. Police check points (we passed 4) pulled random vehicles over to check people out, which our guide was at pains to point out. On Sunday (18th) £3.8 million worth of crystal meth hidden in the roof of a pickup truck was discovered at one such check ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service