The return of... Blog
As opposed to the last time, I had to stand in line with five others to be rechecked. All with the four Ss on their boarding cards.
Stepping out of the airport to wait in line for a taxi, distinctive Thai food smells wafted in my direction and I couldn't help but smile.
At the moment, Thailand is facing some political turmoil. For months, anti-government protests have been going on and the day after I arrived back from Tokyo, the government declared a state of emergency.
There had been talk of strikes and I wasn't sure if I'd be able to get to Chiang Mai.
Train tickets were being sold and though the train was nearly empty, it ran nicely on time. I arrived back in Chiang Mai, tired, but content.
Within thirty minutes of my arrival, Vlekje walked in the door.