Baan Rai Lanna Resort
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... do our laundry for us. We had a bunch of dirty clothes and it only cost about $12 (some of the stuff was even ironed too). The affordability of Chiang Mai was so nice.
Our food tour guide picked us up and we quickly realized, his English was not very good. Turned out, he only knew a select few words so pointing came in handy. We met some people from England and California. The tour was a great way to see a lot of the food markets and got us trying foods ...
... just been to the market, both 'Gel and Nat were happy with the choice of location. If travelling alone I would recommend visiting the market after eating or at least not immediately before! However, we were assured that the restaurant we were eating at had obtained food early in the morning whilst still fresh and kept refrigerated until used. Wanted something a little more western tonight - sometimes your body just needs a mix of food - so ordered ...
We left Mae Salong & travelled down the mountain on the other side. We ended up staying at a place called Thaton for the night, but in hindsight should have stayed at Mae Salong another night & gone to Chiang Mai in the one day, it wasn't that far. Chiang Mai is the 5th largest city in Thailand so is very busy & has over 300 temples within the city. We did lots ...
... on top. After a yummy, strange noodle-filled breakfast, I asked the hotel employee to hail and cab that would direct me to The City Pillar Shrine, a site highly recommended to me. 30 minutes later, after what should have been a 15 min ride, we showed up at the wrong place....the taxi driver pulled up to Khao San Road, the Main Street for backpackers with pubs, restaurants, hostels, etc. I think he just assumed that's were I wanted to go because that's where all the young tourists go. ...
... of white hands all stretching up towards the sky. Some holding skulls, the rest with a sense of desparation as if trying to escape. It represents hell. The whole temple represents the fight between good and evil and there are some beautiful little touches that you spot as you wander around.
Unfortunately there was an earthquake a few days earlier and it did some minor damage that they are repairing now. I would have loved to have gone inside but it was closed ...