Tag Archives: Chiang Mai
Posted on 12. Apr, 2011 by Dan Collins.
My last day in Chiang Mai wasn’t the best. I’d started feeling a bit sick in the morning but by night time I was feeling very bad. I’d arranged to meet Poi and Kirsty from Noplacetobe but had to cancel last minute. As some of you will know I was in a bit of a [...]
Posted on 07. Apr, 2011 by Dan Collins.
Doi Suthep is possibly the most tiring temple that I have ever been to. It’s set at the top of a very large hill (seriously, the taxi took nearly 1 hour to climb to the top) and even once you get out of the taxi you still have some more climbing to do. When we [...]
Posted on 05. Apr, 2011 by Dan Collins.
Another early morning was in store for us on day 7 – but it was well worth it! Today we were going to Tiger Kingdom just north of Chiang Mai town. Our hostel called a taxi for us and we set off on the hour long drive to Tiger Kingdom. There’s some funky scenery on [...]
Posted on 31. Mar, 2011 by Dan Collins.
One of the things I was looking forward to the most while in Thailand was getting up close to a real Elephant. I’ve seen them in zoos before but never had the opportunity to get close to one. One thing was for sure, I didn’t want to go to a camp that abused the Elephants [...]
Posted on 29. Mar, 2011 by Dan Collins.
We arrived in Chiang Mai around 5:30am. The lady-boy bus attendant came upstairs screaming like a banshee and telling us to get off the bus – it seemed like only a few hours ago she was whispering sweet remarks in to my ear… I must have said something to offend her! I’m just glad I [...]
Posted on 24. Mar, 2011 by Dan Collins.
With us catching the night bus later that day we decided to sleep in a little later than usual. Emerging around 10:30am we packed our bags and dropped them off at reception before grabbing some breakfast. We didn’t have many plans for today so decided to take a little walk. Aimlessly wandering through the streets [...]