Category Archives: Thailand

Sabai our local massage shop

Just out the gate of our condos were a variety of shops and stalls. Among these are a selection of four or five massage shops. Thai massage is of course world famous and we thought it time we both had … Continue reading

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Chiang Mai Smile Tours

When in Chiang Mai Thailand make sure you go and see Tanapat Sriwattana at Smile Tours when you need to make a travel booking or a tour. Situated opposite the Pantip Plaza in Chiang Mai they are conveniently located and … Continue reading

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Wheels……… At last !!

After 3 months of sitting in the passenger seats the Wombats have finally got wheels of their own. It all happened quite  freudiantly as we decided to go out on Sunday morning and get a pair of glasses made for … Continue reading

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A trip into “Them Thar Hills”

Lets go for a drive up into “Them thar hills”, Willie said to Mrs Wombat, “should take up the morning and we could be back for lunch”. So grabbed the map and headed off out of town to where the … Continue reading

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“Walking Street” Chiang Mai

Every Sunday night between 5pm & 11pm the streets in the centre of the moated section of Chiang Mai are shut off to traffic and the stallholders move in en mass. It is a blaze of lights, colour and sounds … Continue reading

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A round trip through Pai

Pai……. Seems I have heard that word before. 🙂 One day in the RimPing Supermarket we met a Scottish guy, who said he and his wife ran a restaurant in Pai. So we decided to head out early one morning … Continue reading

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The Cabaret at the Night Bazaar

One night the Wombats decided to go and watch the “Cabaret” at the Chiang Mai night bazaar. As it did not start until 9.30 this meant a late night for the intrepid Wombats who are usually tucked up in their … Continue reading

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Trip to Chiang Rai and Mae Sai. Part 3. Arrive Mai Sai

Arriving in Mae Sai in the mid afternoon we immediately went in search of accommodation. After being directed literally through the markets to a guest house where we could not even stop outside of because of the market, we found … Continue reading

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Trip to Chiang Rai and Mae Sai. Part 2. The Golden Triangle

After breakfast at the Park Inn we headed off to Chiang Saen and Sop Ruak on the Mekong River. The towns have the usual markets and Wats so we wandered around (as Wombats do) for a while. From here you … Continue reading

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Trip to Chiang Rai and Mae Sai. Part 1

Early morning start from Chiang Mai. Fill up with fuel, top up oil….. off we head to Chiang Rai 200 klms to the north near the Burmese border. The roads are really good here in Thailand and after 25 klms … Continue reading

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