Elephant trekking and rafting, Chiang Dao April 4th 2009 Elephant trekking and rafting, Mae Taeng Valley, ChiangDao Friday 3rd march 2009
One and a half hours drive north of Chiang Mai, near to Chiang Dao, lays the beautiful Mae Taeng Valley. Having spent two days doing very little, apart from enjoying Chiang Mai city, especially the night bazaar and the food, we spent today elephant trekking and rafting at Mae Taeng. The scenery is stunning, with ... read more
Asia » Thailand » North-West Thailand » Chiang Mai A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
Since our RTW trip 2008/2009 we have travelled mostly around Spain (see our other blog "IberianPikeys" ) and the UK (three months around England and Scotland) as well as a Mediterranean cruise and some smaller trips to Spanish cities, like Madrid and Seville, a holiday in Majorca and camping in the Pyrenees. We are now planning a six month trip from the end of October 2014 until the beginning of May 2015 to South America. We plan to visit 8 countries, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Brazil.
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