• White Temple

    CHIANG RAI AND ARRIVAL AT CHIANG MAI

    Chiang Rai is the first stop of our journey in Thailand that will see us going from North to South, ending in Bangkok. ***ALL THE PHOTOS OF WHITE TEMPLE HERE!!!*** Chiang Rai is a little quiet city with a few attractions. Some people prefer it to Chiang Mai because it’s smaller and less crowded, but still you can go and do the same typical activities and excursions in the area around like visiting several temples, see the elephants, jungle treks, etc.. We decided to spend more time in Chiang Mai, so we’ll stay just one day here. Last night we walked through the night bazaar and had dinner close to…

  • Mekong

    FROM LUANG PRABANG TO HUAY XAI AND CHIANG RAI ON MEKONG RIVER

    As we are heading westwards to Thailand, we chose to cruise river Mekong by boat, the most in a straight-line and fast way, whereas the road twists around the nearby mountains (and we had enough of bus trips!). LUANG PRABANG Yesterday we went by bike to the new pier, moved recently 8 km north of Luang Prabang (it used to be on the Mekong banks in town), to make sure how far it is (we don’t want to be ripped off by the tuk-tuk driver the next morning) and above all to check schedule and prices: there is no option to buy a direct ticket to Huay Xai, on the border…