General, Travel

Flight of the Gibbon

What, I hear you ask, could possibly be better than ziplining, hiking, and flying through the jungle alongside gibbons in Thailand? I’ll tell you; doing it for free! Continue reading “Flight of the Gibbon”

Books, General, Travel

Friday Reads – February 6th

My Friday Reads are becoming more successful. After the travesty that was the first weekend, where absolutely nothing was read at all, and then last weekend where I read some of what I pledged to read, let’s hope this weekend actually sees me reach (and exceed….but lets not get too over-excited eh?) target. Continue reading “Friday Reads – February 6th”

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On the night train to the end of the tour

Chiang Mai has so much to do, and there is so little time. Despite the late night, early mornings are necessary to see special cites, such as the temple on the hill or Thai cooking lessons. Not that we could do both, we sacrificed the latter to see the monks. Nothing could be as embarrassing as last time, and after the bell debacle and the offering fiasco, it’s probably about time we got some good karma going. Continue reading “On the night train to the end of the tour”

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Whiter than White

This is only the second place on the tour that I am really pleased to be leaving. That isn’t half bad. I’m glad it was only a stop-off. I’ve been eaten alive and it still feels like a prison cell, despite a good night’s sleep. We’ve been looking through Marc’s pictures, and have scouted out some things to do in Chiang Mai. We’re on the hunt for the Kop bar, which looks like it is in the Muay Thai stadium, and we want to see this cool white temple with floating heads. SE Asia has some weird sights! Continue reading “Whiter than White”