Sitting on my pergola at the back of our house in Chiang Mai my memory drifts back to the days when retreating from the everyday working grind in Australia to a tropical place in Thailand was our vision. So what is life like now we have been living in Chiang Mai for over 3 years?
Talk about time travel living in Chiangmai - that is what May and June months have seemed like.
It has been awhile since I have shared Chiang Mai living updates on my blog so thought it was to write a little about our April happenings.
The colourful and intriguing festival of Poy Sang Long is essentially Thai Yai and means "ordaining the beloved sons" and worthwhile to experience if you are in Chiang Mai this time of year.
Would you believe that it has been 3 years since packing up a life in Australia and moving to live in Chiang Mai Thailand? Here is what we've been up to in the past few weeks.
Krisdadoi is a legendary country-style resort situated in the charming countryside on the road to Samoeng, outside of Chiang Mai city, now home to Flora Creek Resort and was a lovely place to visit.
So its been another week of living Tranquil in Chiang Mai, Thailand so I thought maybe a post on the week that was might be a good idea.
With house guests on this special valentines day we made our way to San Kamphaeng Hot Springs and later to Narittaya Resort for dinner.
Our journey was a Thailand road trip through Isaan, Petchabun to home to Chiang Mai.
A road trip to Laos PDR was planned as I was in need of a new Thai visa for my role
Dance Motion USA was visiting Chiang Mai and an invitation to a performance was accepted.
To celebrate my formal appointment as Australian Honorary Consul we decided to head to Mix North Hill golf course restaurant.
It was time for another visit to Bangkok; the 24 hour city, usually steamy, frantic and energetic.
Its enjoyable getting out-of-town and checking out the countryside on a road trip.
Friends from Sydney dropped into our house in Chiang Mai on new years eve.
Playing at Bangkok Hospital, Chiang Mai, in a response plan exercise.
This is a nice & peaceful way to explore backstreets.
There are lots of offerings but here are a few we have enjoyed.
Established in 1455 A.D., on the city edge, it's worth a visit.
Historic 1500 century Wat (or Temple) thats worth a visit, for old style architecture.