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Thailand: Highlights

Our best moments in North Thailand.

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As we ate our yoghurts at Lampang bus station, John felt a sudden sharp familiar pain in his ribs. Turning to Karen she was pointing at the rest of the station’s occupants. In our hunger filled daze we hadn’t noticed the dramatic music that came on abruptly and forced everyone to stand in silence – […]

Elephunk

We got to the bus station and were faced with the choice of an expensive songthaew or take the local bus for pittance in half an hour. We chose the bus. This was similar to the buses in Kerala. No windows just frames and all old metal and hard leather seats. A woman told us […]

Wham Lampang thank you ma’am!

Another sneaky post!!! Lampang broke the journey back up to Chiang Mai. It was also the scene of Karen’s mad toilet dash during our stop on the journey to Sukhotai a few days earlier – who knew she could sprint! We had a dilemma. Stay near the bus station for a quick get away or […]

Hippy Hippy Shake

We have managed to tunnel under the Chinese Wall of Silence and can bring you some blog updates Sssssh! Transmission begins……… What happens when a bus has no suspension, is driven for 300km in the wrong gear and had dodgy tires? 6 hellish hours of our lives that we will never claw back! Oh and […]

Ready Steady Cook

  Probably the first cook school we have been to where everyone cooked different dishes. We had a choice of 6 dishes per course over 5 courses. The first course was a soup but a mini rebellion decided that we do Appetizers instead – wise choice. The Dynamic Duo wanted extra value for money so […]

Prisoners and Pad Thai

We arrived off the bus and before we knew it we were cajoled into a waiting TukTuk. As we debated the merits of this action, the heavens opened up so we were glad of the roof! We arrived at our destination a few minutes later. Funky Monkey Guesthouse lived up to its name with Monkey […]