Travel Blogs from Chiang Mai
... clearly loved bath time rolling beneath the water so that only her eye was not submerged. It was amazing watching them suck up the water using their trunk before spraying it over themselves. Our elephant did this on several occasions meaning we got a face full of water. As this was the final activity of the day we headed back to the main lobby where we showered and changed into our normal clothes before being given a plate of hot Pad Thai for lunch. We sat with two Mexican ...
Chaing Mai was much more of the Thailand we had expected, even though there were lots of tourists it felt much less touristy! We arrived in the afternoon to our hostel, run by a Thai lady and her english husband (who spends his days playing the Xbox living his dream). And the lady we really enjoyed, clearly wore the trousers, we didn't quite catch her name so we liked to call we Pauline. We spent the day organising our lives and all the trips out we ...
... so it was looking really promising.
I did not expect anything but was really hoping to catch at least one of the 3 species that i was hoping for: snakehead, packu and striped catfish - and maybe the ultimate prize - arapaima. the day started rather slow but in the evening i already had several fish and we enjoyed really great dinner as the owner was german and of course they had to have german cuisine in their menu.
the days became routine with ...
... bamboo and bananas, got so close to them that they put their trunks around our necks - I couldn't stop laughing!!!! My elephant kept sucking on my neck it was a very strange feeling haha! We then got taught how to get on to them and ride them and how to tell them to lay down, go forward and stop and they actually do listen!! They were more behaved than buster!! We then had lunch which was included and it was beautiful... Chicken and rice and ...
... with green beans, tomatoes, coriander, and other items I did not recognize.
At lunch, I had Shrimp Pad Thai....However, I did not know that I would receive one huge shrimp with head still attached. I have a picture here for your enjoyment. Despite the looks of it, I enjoyed it haha.
We then met with some of the BCNC faculty to evaluate the Thailand program. Later, we had class and went through a lot of ...
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