Chiang Mai, Thailand: Day 27

We made a school day out of some visits to two temples in the area. Tiffany was fond of telling the kids that “we had ‘Wats’ to do today”. The kids weren’t amused by that pun either. Our first stop was to visit Wat Phat That Doi Kham which features three enormous Buddha statues inContinue reading “Chiang Mai, Thailand: Day 27”

Chiang Mai, Thailand; Day 11

Today was routine as we settle into the second week of our month-long Chiang Mai stay. School, wander the neighborhood (in this case in search of a liquor store, a fly swatter and AA batteries) and have a meal at a new restaurant. Suaram was the star of the show today. She is learning howContinue reading “Chiang Mai, Thailand; Day 11”

Chiang Mai, Thailand; Day 9

Today we took school on the road (finally!) We all like field trip days better than online curriculum days. After brunch out we headed to the historic and cultural center of Chiang Mai – the Old City. Built in the late 13th century, it is a 2¼ km square area in the center of currentContinue reading “Chiang Mai, Thailand; Day 9”