The Mantrini Boutique Resort
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Went to elephant camps - one where we learned I to talk to the elephants,, then rode one along a ridge, then down into the valley, forded the stream, then went to a bathing place and scrubbed them - great experience. The second one was more commercialized, but rode the elegant into the jungle along a stream bed, then into a river and forded up the …
6th Nov. 2007
Morning went to the Cambodian embassy and finally we have got our passports with visa. Left Narai hotel. Our flight to Chiang Rai departed from a small airport named Don Muang, little bit far away from the city.
It was already dark in the evening when we arrived at Chiang Rai airport. A nice girl from the Diethelm …
... good education. I do not see them in the day. But in the evenings I catch up
with them, and it has been impossible not to warm to them over the course of my
time here. I split my time at the centre between online work promoting IHF and
local work – whether that involve maintenance tasks or spending time with the
children. It has been a good introduction to working for an ...
... to revel in the morbid. There was a complete elephant skeleton in the area under a raised building with rice pots and woven baskets for silk worms hung in the space above. There was no help from our guide about what any of it meant. All in all it was a definite opposite to the white temple and we left feeling faintly disturbed. Stop number 3 was the temple of the Jade Buddha. Apparently the emerald Buddha in Bangkok was discovered here after a lightening strike ...
... and catch a few hours in another country. It was a last minute decision of the group before we left Chiang Mai. After making it into Myanmar I instantly felt a little “on edge.” I was surrounded by citizens trying to sell me tours and cigarettes. After pushing through the crowd we hopped on a tuk-tuk (small, speedy, open taxi) and whisked around town! We stopped at a few temples and an outdoor marketplace. We were given time in the city for a few hours but ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Mantrini Boutique Resort Chiang Rai
This hotel had nice rooms and a pool, with good breakfasts included.
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