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Thailand

October 14, 2010 Chiang Mai, Thailand

Today was FABULOUS! We spent the day at Patara Elephant Farm. There are so many elephant tours to choose from, and I’m so glad we chose this one. The day started very early with an 8am pickup from the hotel. The 30 minute drive to the farm was beautiful, through the city, fields, and forest. I … Continue reading »

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October 13, 2010 Chiang Mai, Thailand

Sleep was in short supply last night due to a neighbor hacking up a lung and the symphony of roosters that started at 4:57am. Since the windows only have shutters but no glass and the outside walls do not meet the ceiling, it was the alarm clock from hell. After a fantastic breakfast of fried eggs and toast with strawberry … Continue reading »

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October 12, 2010 Chiang Mai, Thailand

Our day has been fantastic – rock climbing, rapelling, and caving with Chiang Mai Rock Climbing Adventures. We are spending the night with a family in the mountain village of Mae Kompong. I had no idea what to expect when I signed up for rock climbing, but it was really fun. It is so incredibly … Continue reading »

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October 11, 2010 Chiang Mai, Thailand

We started our stay in Chiang Mai with a private tour. I had read fantastic things about Paul Collins with Best Tuk Tuk Tours, so we hired him for the day. I had emailed him prior to our arrival with a few requests. I really wanted to see Doi Suthep temple, the cottage industries in … Continue reading »

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October 7, 2010 Phuket, Thailand

We have spent the last 2 days exploring the island. I chose to stay in Rawai, on the southern tip of the island, because it’s very central to most major areas. Rawai is about 15 minutes from Phuket town, 10 minutes from Karon and Kata, and 20 minutes from Patong. It rained on and off … Continue reading »

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October 4, 2010 Phuket, Thailand

The flight from Hong Kong arrived in Phuket near midnight last night, so our drive to Serenity Resort in Rawai was very dark. The island looked pretty bleak at night – we weren’t really sure what we’d gotten in to. But I’d seen many beautiful pictures and our resort’s website was fantastic, so I knew … Continue reading »

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