Visiting Chiang Mai
Before Tracy and Dom moved to Chiang Mai, they went up there to have a look around first. They rented a bike and got to know the city a bit and looked at places to rent.
First place was dangerous for Dom, as he would have smashed his head going up and down the stairs. The second place was too massive and too far out for both Tracy and Dom to live. Third place was perfect, had a small yard with a parking area, also, Tracy and Dom bring their two (2) cats, Roso & Lily with them to Chiang Mai, which the landlady says is fine. Dom also explains a half bath, three quarters bath and a full bath for those that don’t know.
Moving To Chiang Mai
Once Tracy and Dom move to Chiang Mai, the first thing they need to do is get motorcycles. Dom gets a Honda Phantom 200cc and Tracy gets a Honda Wave 110cc. Dom talks about what it was like to try find a job by emailing language schools, but they don’t respond to him. Tracy and Dom adopt their dog Spike.
Dom finds work at a few places in Chiang Mai before finally being hired by Tracy to work for the British Council in Chiang Mai. Overall it was a good place for him to work, and was a great learning experience for him.
Dom talks a little bit about their motorcycle trips. They did two (2) trips around Northern Thailand. For the first trip, they went from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai to Chiang Saen to Thaton to Chiang Dao finally back to Chiang Mai. The second trip went from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai to Chiang Saen with a day trip to Chiang Khong, from Chiang Saen to Mae Sai to Thaton to Chaing Dao for lunch then back on the road to Chiang Mai. Dom also talked a little bit about their motorcycle trip to Lhamphun and their motorcycle trip to Pai, and he talks about their time in Pai.
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