Misone Hotel & Restaurant
Travel Blogs from Chiang Mai
... It turned our that they were from Exeter and Jennie and I had a lot in common. After the cookery course, and such a poor night sleep the night before, we were exhausted and so spent the afternoon sitting in the communal area of the hostel with wifi and chatting to people. We went out for a walk around the city and for a drink in the evening with some people from the hostel, but apart from that we were simply socialising inside. We didn't even need ...
... the people who I was clinging on for dear life with were thai boxers competing in an event that night. So I got to watch real thai hardknocks kick, elbow and knee the **** out of eachother for nothing. Three of the people in the back had trophies with them on the return journey!
I'm in Cambodia now, recovering from all the "chill out" time I had in Thailand.
Hope you like some of the pictures, I didn't take too many this time though.
... or food related? I got straight to sleep on return to the hostel to forget about my rubbish day!
I was feeling so much better the following day, but my tummy was still on the crampy side. A group from the hostel decided to cool off from the Thai heat in a local hotel swimming pool so we joined them. You'd think we'd had enough of water ey'. The same group of us went out for dinner that evening for a last supper thai style. Well most of us actually ate ...
... to make as it involved a lot of bashing things about in a large wooden mortar & pestle. Then came the soups; Tom Yum, which is common all over Thailand, for me and Tom Saab, which is a local specialty in Chiang Mai, for Henry. Tom Saab is a chilli and mushroom soup which was nice but it's the Tom Yum which is really tasty. It's a lemongrass, tomato, mushroom and shrimp soup spiced up with both chilli jam and dried chillies. Last ...
This morning we visited Viengping Children's Home. When I heard we were going to visit an orphanage I had a much different picture in my head of what we would see. This orphanage is beautiful and has many resources. Since it was a school day, we only saw children 5 and younger because older kids were at school. This orphanage helps children who are orphaned or abandoned for many reasons a common one being HIV infection. They care for newborns to age 6 for both gender and girls ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking