The Mantrini Boutique Resort
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... school today (friday) nor do they have school on monday because the tradition is that they get two week days off.
I am looking forward to this weekend when we get to spend a lot of time with the kids, go to a waterfall and next week when we have our two free days to explore Chiang Rai. I will blog again in a couple of days, I hope everyone is enjoying this journey as much as I am.
Fon Dii (Goodnight)
... as any for our dwindling Baht. We lazed in the AC catching up with the blog and the books. We sidled back to our guest house to find ourselves accosted by a technically challenged French lady who required two hours of help emailing pictures with her Samsung Tablet. Our good deed deserved some good food and some more cake at our super cheap Pomeranian place before checking out the big daft musical light show roundabout clock. Paul thought the black house had depth and was ...
... drive back. Basically some people have diverted a hot stream into multiple pipes, which lead into hot tubs in private rooms which you can rent for about 70baht per person (about $3). It was a beautiful room made of concrete with native plants growing around the edges, and the water was incredibly hot, which was a nice reward for our long trek. This is such a long entry already, so I'm going to make the hill tribes week into two entries. I'm a little behind on writing but stay ...
... was buzzing because of the Loi Krathong festival. It was on the 16th, 17th and 18th night. People make small lotus shaped boats honouring the spirit of the river. The northern people also celebrate but launching cylindrical hot air baloons lighting up the sky. Apparently you are supposed to put all your bad things into the lantern and let it go. We got a large one (lol) and did it together unfortunately the girl I asked to take ...
... the ground and swung all over the place. After a having a little look around we were back on the boat, off to our next destination. Next was the hot springs, which were hot at least, but the smell of rotten eggs was an unexpected treat. We were unreliably informed by our guide that the place provided towels, but when we got there we were told they'd been so busy that they had ran out of clean ones (which was weird because we were the only people there). Rob ...
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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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