Marisa Boutique Resort & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Tanya had arranged a two day excursion to Chiangdao, about 70kms North of Chiangmai. We had our overnight bags packed and Kay, Tanya and Emma collected us from our hotel. Once again, the traffic to get out of Chiangmai was extremely heavy, although always interesting sights to see on the road. Fist stop was Chiangdao Caves. This is quite a big tourist attraction so was quite busy. After traditional Thai lunch (minus chilli), we went to investigate the cave. The more ...
... a map of the area. We continued to the end of the road, where we reached a monastery. After tackling the 510 steps up to the top part, which are decorated every few paces with Buddhist proverbs, we arrived at a temple built in memory of a well loved monk who lived in this area. He is famous across Thailand and the King and Queen presided personally over his funeral. For the benefit of curious people coming to show their respects, his fake teeth were ...
... we started moving the breeze cooled us down. It only took 1 1/2 hours to reach Chiang Dao and another 15 minutes by taxi to get to our 'resort'. Upon arrival we were greeted by the cheery people who run Chiang Dao Hut and shown to our room/house. It is a wooden hut with a hammock out front and a beautiful view of the mountains behind. We are right out in the countryside here and the noise of insect life is incessant. ...
... me by giving me a different perspective on how it feels to be the one given instructions, rather than the one always giving them out. Anyway! On with the trek... having stocked up on food supplies for our three-day trek at the market, we jumped back in the Sorngtaaou to pay a visit to the Thai Tourist Police. Now these guys you want to check in with... they are the ones who will be sending help for me when I am lost/injured/just plain chicken-scared in the middle of the Thai ...
... After making a fire, fighting off a swarm of bees, cooking and eating dinner, and sleeping under a purple lightning streaked sky, we awoke to cows! A LOT OF COWS! Cows standing around, cows munching our loaf of bread, cows trying to get into our tents… but no harm no fowl… until the snorting started. From further up the road, “snort snort snort,” up were strutting three great bulls. Just as we turned to each other with reassuring smiles and laughs, the ...