The long way home

I left Pai Saturday, and went by bus to Chiang Mai then to Bangkok. In Bangkok I met Nina again, she had tried to get a ticket on the same bus all the way, but we ended in different minibuses. So I had company all the way to Bangkok – although we slept most of … Continue reading

Pai – lovely bungalow, swimming pool and True Bee muay thai.

I arrived Pai on monday. My plan was to just stop over for a night. I got stuck. I have a really nice bungalow, a swimmingpool 200 metres from where I live, I work out at TrueBee Muay Thai gym every morning, have met some nice people – and I have a really good time. … Continue reading

Ban Tham – Soppong. Hiking with the motto “Impossible to get lost!”

I wanted to go to Soppong to visit the Cavelodge, I´ve heard from a lot of people that it is a great place to stay and they have hiking, trekking, caving and kayaking trips. I wanted to go there for trekking for a day or two. I arrived Soppong, and that´s really just a few … Continue reading

Chiang Mai – last days with ele people, cooking classes and mountain biking.

When I had finished my week at the elephant park I went back to Chiang Mai. I found a nice hotel with a swimming pool, and stayed there with some of the other people from the park. The Sunday night in town was pretty good, going to the market with the same people I spent … Continue reading

Ele photos

Just a bunch of photos of the elephants. Follow the links and take a look at the videos – the babies playing in the mud are so cute! Video 1 Video 2 (videos by Harald – thanks for letting me use them)

Elephant Haven

Once or twice a week elephants are taken even further into the jungle and up in the mountains, to elephant haven. It is a really beautiful spot. We were a group of thirteen walking with the elephants up there and spend the night under a roof on a pole floor. Walking with the elephants are … Continue reading

More from the park coming up – moving on from chiang mai

Photos and more from the park coming up – have to get back to pack and go to bed. Tomorrow I´m off to Soppong during the day. I know where the bus leave, but not when. A guy in my guesthouse where supposed to find the times for me. When I asked when the bus … Continue reading

Life in the park

We arrived in the park in a kind of caotic day, because a big group was staying an extra day. So we were shown around the park and had a lot of information the first day, then we were stowed three people in small rooms for the first night. Very basic accommodation with bed and … Continue reading

Elephant Nature Park – one week as a volunteer

Monday morning I was picked up to go to Elephant nature park. I like the way you are picked up whatever you are doing, just tell them where you live, and you will get whereever you are supposed to in some way. After picking up more people around the city we went to the main … Continue reading

Sinbi Muay Thai – end of stay

My stay at Sinbi is over now, and I really wish I could stay there longer. I enjoyed the company of Nina, Andre and Halvor, all three of them are really easy to get along with. I really enjoyed the area, quiet and nice and not crowded with people everywhere – as long as you … Continue reading