A big tourist attraction in Thailand is elephants. There are a ton of options available, where you can see an elephant up close and personal, though not all of them are good. While in Thailand our group decided we wanted to go visit with some elephants. Our CEO did not go with us seeing as … Continue reading Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Camp 6
Our only night in Chiang Mai wasn't particularly exciting. While our itinerary said we'd go see a show or experience more of the local culture the majority of our group (myself included) weren't feeling all that great. So instead we opted for dinner and to wander around the Ploen Ruedee night market before going back … Continue reading Ploen Ruedee Night Market International Food Park เพลินฤดี
We had a day and a half in Chiang Mai. (Two days for me since I would leave the tour and go back to Seoul after the rest of my tour group continued on their way to Bangkok). After checking into our hotel (Chiang Mai Gate Hotel, across from which we had our laundry done … Continue reading Temples and Conversations with Monks in Chiang Mai
Leaving the boat family and after a night in a border city of Thailand we headed towards Chiang Mai. On the way we stopped at the White Temple in Chiang Rai. A beautiful intricate temple created by Thai artist, Chalermchai Kositpipat. The temple opened in 1997 and isn't expected to be completed until 2070. Chalermchai … Continue reading Wat Rong Khun วัดร่องขุ่น The White Temple
Misadventures on my way to Bangkok. Sad dinners, hitchhiking, and kind strangers.