Marisa Boutique Resort & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... The universe has different plans but more on that later!
It all starts in the usual planes, trains and automobiles fashion. We hail a tuk-tuk from outside the hotel and tell him to take us to the Chang Phuak bus Station in the north of the city so we can get the bus to Chiang Dao. Off he goes in what I suspect to be the wrong direction from the start. Why are we heading east? Across the river and out of ...
... Tanya tells us it is well known for its food , and it certainly deserves the reputation. A few words from GOM/ALM. (Grumpy Old Man/Arrogant Little Man). The caves were interesting. Lots of rock staircases ensured that our fitness regime is up to date. We declined to go the extra half kilometre to see the reclining Buddha. It is Wednesday morning and we will head to brekky soon. The resort is very pleasant and certainly not a Gold Coast style resort, which have lots ...
... sometimes they are made from powder and today they had soya milk and lots of sugar in them. This afternoon, we did some research for the next part of our trip; tomorrow will include our first long distance boat trip to Chiang Rai. We had dinner at Malee's Restaurant up the road. The hostess, who is Malee herself, taught us lots of Thai and gave us some recipe tips. We now know how to say 'sleep well, sweet dreams' and can cook bananas in coconut milk. ...
... in a glass cabinet. We treated ourselves to a hearty lunch at Chiang Dao Nest. It was expensive by Thai standards but it was excellent and the staff taught us some Thai. Refreshed, we felt ready to have a go at the nature trail that started just around the corner. We had been advised that it might take an hour and a half and that the rainy season had rendered the first 300 metres very overgrown. We bugged-sprayed up and began wading through ...
... a few steps! He was constantly pointing out plants and trees to me which I was barely even noticing, let alone knowing they had all these special magical features! I won't name them all (wow, I could do a special geeky botanical blog post next! Just kidding), but one of my favourites was definitely the Mimosa pudica plant, (from Latin pudica: shy, bashful, shrinking). This magical plant's leaves shrivel and blacken at the slightest touch, right before your eyes... I was ...