Day 17 ... Chang Mai
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After a wonderful sleep we woke up about 8 when the attendants were going around putting everyone up for breakfast. We didn't have breakfast ouselves as we both had nibbles and said we would wait until getting into Chang Mai itself.
We got off at our final stop Chang Mai where we grouped together with everyone that was wearing an 'Unseen Travel' sticker and off we headed to our guest house .... The Chang Mai Inn.
The guest house was quite nice. Clean rooms, a warm shower and drinks down in the common area. Both of us went for a shower as we were feeling really bad after almost 3 days of traveling and we got our laundry done as well in preparation for the trekking.
We headed for a brief walk around the centre of Chang Mai itself to see some of the local sights and sounds. We had lunch in a lovely little restaurant just inside the old moat and wall (used as a defense against invasions of past centuries). We stuck to some of the reliable dishes as usual. Fried rice with chicken for me, and sweet and sour chicken with rice and tofu for Caroline
At 5 we met some of the trekking group downstairs along with our guide Mr Sam! From our guest house there was Jessica, Annika and Maria all from
We still had most of the evening free so we asked the reception staff if there was anything we could do that evening and luckily enough because it was Sunday evening there was a huge night market on in the middle of town.
Off we headed to the night market and it was like walking into
I also got to try some of the food. I got a pancake thing with egg, banana and chocolate and it was gorgeous.... I only wish I knew what it was called! We grabbed a tuk-tuk back to the guesthouse and went to bed early .... in preparation for the trekking.