We’ve been travelling through Northern Thailand for nearly two months now. Here’s a little video we made of Chiang Mai and Chiang Dao… We then moved on to Thaton on the Burmese border, took a river boat down to Chiang Rai, stopped back in Chiang Mai for Thai New Year, took an 8hr train from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok and are now in Sukhothai which is western-central Thailand. Hope you enjoy the video!
These past few days I’ve been trying to keep as busy as possible and get out of the city as much as I can. Chiang Mai has been exceptionally hazy and reached 181 yesterday, pretty bad! On Sunday I ventured out a little later than planned due to jetlag kicking in. Left at around 9am and headed straight for Doi Suthep on my scooter, as soon as I started climbing the mountain it became clear that I wouldn’t be stopping any time soon. The ride was sublime, hardly any traffic except for the Songtauws (red taxis) climbing up slowly. The… Continue Reading
All settled into Chiang Mai, realised just now that I hadn’t explained what the plan was for these travels. I’d been working as a contractor at Immediate Media for the past 16 months, fresh out of University and really enjoyed the work. Living at home still in the UK and commuting 3 and a bit hours every day was very tiring, anyways. The plan: Thailand: 2 months, stay north of Bangkok until it’s time to leave, then we’ll bus it into Cambodia Cambodia: 1 month – no plans yet apart from staying near Angkor Wat for 7 days and getting… Continue Reading