Monthly Archives: January 2018

Enjoying an evening meal at Koyao Island Resort

While the Adventurers might explore other restaurants on other nights, after their day of travel, they chose to dine at┬áPum Pui Restaurant, which is at their resort. It’s not a tough choice as it sits right on the beach with … Continue reading

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Plane/car/long boat: the island part of Thailand adventure

The Adventurers left Chiang Mai by air today, flying to the southern area of Thailand famous for its beaches. And while they landed in Krabi, one of the two big resort towns (the other being Phuket), a driver picked them … Continue reading

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Butt kicker of an uphill hike followed by an afternoon at the spa

There’s really only one way to walk at Panviman and that’s up, so that’s what the Adventurers did this morning. There were at least three steep “wedges” that required some traversing rather than a straight shot up. Once back around … Continue reading

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Heading to the hills for a different view of Thailand

The Adventurers were up early enough to do a good three-mile leg stretcher in Chiang Mai followed by a delicious lunch at the noodle shop just down the street from their hotel. Then it was off to the mountains in … Continue reading

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A day with with elephants lovingly tended by the Karen people

  Evidently there are over 50 elephant attractions/sanctuaries/camps in northern Thailand. Sorting out which one to visit is a task in itself. Guidebooks have their favorites; hotels have their marketing agreements. A travel agent the Adventurers met just after checking … Continue reading

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Strolling the streets of old Chiang Mai will all its sights and smells

Today the Adventurers set out on foot to explore Chiang Mai. The hailed a tuk tuk, a motorized three-wheeled vehicle, which took them to the iron bridge where their walk began over the Mae Ping River. It has the makings … Continue reading

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A short walk around what they’ve learned in the trendiest part of Chiang Mai

When L booked their hotel – the Akyra Manor – in Chiang Mai, she largely booked it as it was part of the Small Luxury Hotels group, which she’s found over the years to be a reliable indicator of what … Continue reading

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