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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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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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Wat Rong Khun .. The White Temple Chiang Rai Thailand

We were told by our tourist adviser in Chiang Mai to be sure and see it when we went north to Chiang Rai. Good advice indeed. We almost missed it and indeed would have if not pre warned. It is … Continue reading

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