I’ve been told that if you come to Chiang Mai without going to Doi Suthep, then you haven’t really been to Chiang Mai. I’ve now been 7 times. This weekend’s most recent trip was different from the others because I walked all the way up the mountain to the temple at the top. The Doi Suthep Walkers hike the trail to the temple at the … Continue reading I Walked ALLLLL the Way to the Top
Doi Intahnon is the tallest mountain in Thailand. It’s known as “the roof of Thailand,” and it’s only about 2 hours outside Chiang Mai. Luckily Nina has a car, which makes short trips like this a piece of cake. Well…almost. It’s an old car and it works so hard to carry us all over town. Driving up the tallest mountain in Thailand would take a … Continue reading Greetings from the Roof of Thailand!
We took an overnight train to Sapa. It was my first sleeper train. It was much nicer than I was expecting, despite an extremely bumpy ride. We left at 10pm and rolled in at about 6am. Overnight trains are great because you get transportation and a night’s sleep all rolled into one, and since you’re traveling while you sleep, you don’t waste any valuable time. … Continue reading A trek through Sapa