Chiang Mai Goodness February 2nd 2008 Chiang Mai
We arrived in Chiang Mai at 6:30am after spending the night on the overnight train. We got a much better sleep than the night before on the overnight bus! The air was cooler here, but felt nice. We decided on a trek itinerary which would leave in 2 days for 3 nights and we also booked a Thai cooking course. Both ended up bei ... 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
We got married in June of 2007 and figured our backpack through Asia trip had to happen now or never, so we quit our jobs, sold our cars, rented our condo, and booked our plane tickets. Now it's time to teach in Japan and then travel through Southeast Asia!
We arrived safely back in Toronto, and we have to get back to real life! We're trying to get the last few entries of our travels posted so please bear with us!
We have continued our travels with a short visit to South America: Chile and Argentina!... full info