Plug for Street Pizza!!!

After our arduous few days in the mountains I felt that I deserved some lovely tasty dough based food. Hence a pit stop at the best pizza restaurant in Thailand – Street Pizza! I have to say, hand on heart, their pizza was actually better than some we’ve had in Italy . . . It’s tuckedContinue reading “Plug for Street Pizza!!!”

Wat Chiang Mun

Ohhh found another Chiang Mai temple I had forgotten about! The beautiful Wat Chiang Mun with its incredible, multi coloured wall murals.  Photo frenzy!!!!!! The temple has gorgeous delicate red and gold paintings. The murals were repainted in 1996 and depict the founding of Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai Chedi Chang Lom is the Elephant Chedi – theContinue reading “Wat Chiang Mun”

Umbrellas. Just umbrellas.

We took a brief trip to see one of the traditional crafts of the Chiang Mai area – umbrella making! So the man had to try and look even vaguely interested in this particular outing! Here’s one of the workers mashing up the mulberry pulp to make the actual umbrella shade. Creating the bamboo spokesContinue reading “Umbrellas. Just umbrellas.”

White water and white knuckles!

After conking out at the river camp we headed onwards to our date with adventure! White water rafting on the river, something I have never done before, so why not try it in the middle of nowhere with relatively little health and safety . . . We are now back down the mountain, having steadilyContinue reading “White water and white knuckles!”

Waterfalls and freezing feet!

As we head further back down the hillside the scenery begins to change. It’s getting wetter, greener and defiantly more junglely! We stop for a brief refuel at another tiny village before ploughing onwards across rivers and streams. My fellow travellers manage to negotiate these things fairly easily, I however, end up feet first inContinue reading “Waterfalls and freezing feet!”

Farmland, jungles and foothills.

After having breakfast at our wooden hut home we were ready for the next stage of our little adventure. Making our way back down the mountain towards the river where we would spend the next night. We say our goodbyes to the Lahu villagers and head off. We make our way through farmland, including aContinue reading “Farmland, jungles and foothills.”