Sunshine and Roses

I’ve spent a lot of time focusing on the positives and the exciting highlights of my time in China and our travels in Asia, but I want to take a moment to recognize that it hasn’t been all sunshine and roses.

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The “Cold” Northern Capital


Our next stop was Chiang Mai. According to a write-up in a local museum, Thailand’s northern capital has a “very cold climate” with average lows of 20°C, and average highs only reaching about 32°C through the year. (I know, right?)

We arrived nearly a week ago, intending to stay only a few days. Since then, we’ve been sucked in by the friendly faces and the relaxed atmosphere. Cheap Thai massages and delicious food haven’t hurt either! By a bit more luck, we also met up with Doro, the same friend we spent New Year’s Eve with in Beijing. 🙂
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