Arriving from Burma, Kuala Lumpur was a huge change.
We arrived early in Bagan on the night bus from Yangon, to views of temples surrounded by baron desert land, blazing morning sun and clear blue skies.
To fully immerse ourselves in Chiang Mai, we decided, along with my friend Emily, to try a Thai cooking class.
I really wanted to volunteer at some point during our travels and my first chance was at the amazing Care For Dogs shelter.
I was desperate to see some elephants in Thailand and the arrival of my friend Emily from home was the perfect excuse to finally do it, at the Elephant …