Monthly Archives: December 2013

Date night, tourist-trap style, Siem Reap

Just because we are traveling, and every night is date night (awww), we decided to have a tourist-trap date. We started at Miss Wong, a Shanghai themed cocktail lounge. All deep red and black lacquer, with fun drinks and good … Continue reading

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Cambodia, Mie Cafe

I can’t recall how we learned about this spot, some blog or website, they all become a blur after awhile. No matter, we are glad that we did. The chef/owner trained and apprenticed in Switzerland, and came back to Cambodia … Continue reading

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Back to Bangkok, dec 17-20

The overnight sleeper to Bangkok is certainly the way to go, for no other reason than you get to stretch out. Here’s the train during the day: The top berths there fold out, and the seats below are made into … Continue reading

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Chiang Mai foodstuffs, 12-16 Dec

We are still basking in the glow of the elephant park, it was that special. In the meantime, we are returning to our gluttonous mission in Chiang Mai with lots of delicious food. I’m going to pop up some pics … Continue reading

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The Love of Elephants

Originally posted on ayearinacampervanwithtwoteenagerssnowwhiteandalab:
By Jen Lek means small in Thai. It’s also the name of the indomitable lady who set up the Elephant Nature Park, about an hour and a half north of Chiang Mai in Thailand. Besides her…

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Last piece of Pai…

So many puns for this town. We are staying at the Pai in the sky, there’s a Pairadise resort, an Italian restaurant called Paisan. It’s still the Boulder of Thailand. We’ve been taking it easy, going on day hikes in … Continue reading

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Pai, dec 3-6 and holding

Pai is the Boulder of Thailand. Tons of hippies with dreadlocks milling about, lots of coffee shops. Oddly, not very good coffee anywhere yet. We left Chiang Rai early on the 3rd, to head to Chiang Mai. Earlier than we … Continue reading

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