The Pai Hole

After 6 days in Yangon I fly back to Chiang Mai. I spend two days there before heading to Pai. I’ve mentioned this before, but there’s this joke among backpackers in Northern Thailand that when you go to Pai, you get stuck in what we call “the Pai hole”. After hearing countless stories of peopleContinue reading “The Pai Hole”

Big Body, Small Heart

It’s taken a few days to process my elephant experience – due in part, I will admit, to a killer hangover yesterday. But that’s a separate story. On Tuesday I visited Into the Wild Elephant Camp. It was, in short, extraordinary. I’m beginning to wonder if this is what my travels will be like. WhetherContinue reading “Big Body, Small Heart”