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Paul & Tracey's Travels
31st Jan 2017 - Thailand
Final day in Thailand

Our final day in Thailand started with a glorious sunrise over the Mae Kok River, and the discovery of a frog and a cricket in our room.

After a leisurely breakfast' we packed up and headed off to walk into Thaton to pick up the local bus service back down south to Chiang Mai. This 4 hour trip turned out to be 4.5 hours due to two police checkpoint stops in the mountains, where we were asked to show our passports, followed by a 20 minute stop in Fang, and then a stop for petrol !All this was followed by :

A Tuk Tuk ride acros Chiang Mai to our old hotel to pick up the suitcase we had left there, with a cheeky half in a local cafe

A 3 mile taxi ride out to the airport and a last meal in departures

An 8.50pm flight down to Bangkok lasting 1 hour 20 minutes

A flight to London lasting 13 hours!

Then finally a shuttle bus back to the Heathrow hotel to get the car for a two hour drive back to Bristol.

We have really enjoyed our trip to Thailand - the scenery has been great, the people friendly, the weather awesome, and it was nice to see Ali and learn about where she is working and living. Thailand has been a very pleasant experience.



Previous: Last day in Thaton, Northern Thailand


Diary Photos

Sunrise over Mae Kok River, Thaton, Northern Thailand

Sunrise over Mae Kok River, Thaton, Northern Thailand

Tracey at Mae Kok River Hotel, Thaton, Northwen Thailand

Thaton "Bus Station", Northern Thailand


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