Chiang Mai is a Whole World

Chiang Mai is a Whole World, Chiang Mai, Thailand (B)

We opted for the slowness, that I particularly love while traveling, and we reached Chiang Mai with the night train from Bangkok, leaving at 7.20 p.m. (€ 10 each). A journey into the journey, which treated us with a moving awakening at dawn, with a breathtaking view on the shiny green forest.

Once on board, a very pretty and sweet lady, speaking only Thai, fixed a small coffee table between the seats (only two per side, facing one another), and let us have the menu for both dinner and breakfast (4 €) and served us a cold lager with chips (€ 1). At about 11.00 p.m. a gentleman came in to prepare our beds with clean sheets and blankets and wished us good night with a wonderful toothless smile.

the only very negative detail was the polar climate on board due to a never stopping air conditioning system above each bed (same thing in all the buses and minivans all over the country!). I recommend sweatshirt and socks and a good dose of self-mockery and sense of humor given the evolution of the looks on board during the evening!!! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Chiang Mai is a Whole World
Guide Location: Thailand » Chiang Mai
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Silvia Moggia
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Secret Garden
  • Doi Suthep
  • Wat U-Mong
  • Sai Nam Phung Orchid
  • Night Bazaar