Imperial River House Resort, Chiang Rai
Travel Blogs from Chiang Rai
... noodles. It was a bit daunting having all this in front of us and not knowing how to cook it. Somehow we managed to cook something edible, it was ok but definitely not my favourite meal in Thailand. On our second day we visited the White Temple, which was the brainchild of some eccentric artist in 1997 and is still work in progress, due to be finished in 2070. It doesn't look like your typical temple. For a start it is bright white and covered in mirrored pieces. Inside it ...
Chiang Rai is a medium size town, not that pretty but it is home to the White temple which is very impressive. We spent the first day finding a guesthouse, walking around the city with our Canadians and the next day visited the White temple before shooting straight to Pai.
... bread, coffee, and a hotdog (not kidding). I was thrilled to be eating breakfast food for breakfast! This was a taste of home that came at the perfect time. Not only did I enjoy good conversation with good friends, but I also met a woman named Jill, who worked in the hotel serving coffee. She was not the typical Thai woman with broken English asking where I came from. Jill spoke perfect English with the cutest British accent. She had shared her life story with our small ...
... she was smiling but also looking sheepish. She then showed Katrine her score: a bottle of strawberry brandy! She was so excited about it and luckily it wasn't too expensive at 160bht (only a little over 5$). At 11:15am, we were able to board the bus and we took off shortly after that. The drive was amazing with suck beautiful views as we drove up and down the mountainous road between Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai. We saw many small streams, passed by lots of rice ...
... a plate of insects knowing that she would just love to munch a handful of them. To my great surprise she said " no thank you". She actually used different words but I won't repeat them.
Later on we went to a restaurant where I tried a traditional northern Thai dish called Kauw Soi Kai. It consists of a mild yellow chicken curry with noodles and small plates of 2 types of spicy pickles, onion, chopped chilli and lime. It was like eating a chicken ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service