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Travel Blogs from Chiang Rai
... I am glad that I get to say that I took basket-weaving in college. Just to let you know, dad, it is harder than it looks. It sounds easy, but it’s hard. I want to be able to actually learn how to weave a basket like that myself. I thought if I do that, then I would be able to keep my femininity card. However, I learned that some men in other villages weave the type of baskets we weaved. They are true “handy-men”, skillfully working with their hands like ...
... some cool things but i cannot tell you what we bought i can tell you Dan asked me to get something for Bruce and i may have found something.. =), spoiled dog. I am not sure how much i miss him though. sorry Bruce.
It was a fun filled day, but i am really happy to be back at the beautiful hotel soon going to bed. Tomorrow is a early morning but hopefully we get back in time to relax before we head to the village.
Missing home, but only a little to go.
... send us to a local’s restaurant. We skimmed the menu and opted for the local sausage, green curry with chicken, pork with tomato and chili sauce, jasmine rice and two Singha beers. The dishes came and went pretty quickly; as usual everything was amazing! The owner of the restaurant arranged for our transport back to the hotel. Once settled into our room I didn’t last long; meaning I was in bed before 9PM! Don’t judge people, this is vacation!
After enjoying ...
... come here to trek but we only had a short stay here.
However we did decide to go see some other famous attractions that the city had to offer. One of them being the Wat Rong Khun, the white temple. This beautiful temple was quite a sight and was very different to any other of the temples we have seen. Due to the earthquake in May we were not allowed to go inside as it was still unstable, so we just had to appreciate its beauty from the ...
... the colourful gaudy aesthetics the other temples we've seen don and adopts a simple white which really does add to the beauty and higlights the uniqueness of the temple. The sculptures and waterworks surrounding the temple go very well with the plain exterior on show and if you remove all of the tourists from the equation you would find a very peaceful palace to admire.
Inside though is a little different as along the walls are a mixture of old art and ...
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