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Chiang Mai: Tiger Kingdom

Remember how I went to Thailand with my friend Michelle then didn’t blog about it?  So yeah, as you can see, this week I’m on a roll!  I think the fact that on Friday (!!!) we leave for our R&R trip to the US (ah, Target, my love, how I missed you), it’s giving me a deadline to catch up as much as I can (I think the posts might run over to next week as well), so in the US I can well, talk about the US.  I mean, who is thinking “riding elephants!” while constantly shopping at Target?

Exactly.

So we stayed at the same hotel I had stayed with my parents back in January, Hotel M, and I still highly recommend it.  The location is great, the price is reasonable ($40-$50/night), it includes breakfast, you’re right by the old town wall!  Plus, you get into your room and you see your towels with this cuteness…

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As soon as we arrived, we hopped on a songthaew and headed over to Tiger Kingdom.

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And then we got to play with these babies…  (On a side note, do you know how HARD it is to choose what pictures to post when they’re all freaking cute because, OMG, there are tigers in all of them?)

We started with the small tigers…

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Then moved on to the tiger cubs (“smallest” tigers).

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Our last stop was the BIG tigers (they’re around 2 years old – after that they get sent off to zoos and no longer interact with people as they can be more aggressive, specially as they keep growing in size).

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Yep, Michelle is queen of silly pictures!

If you’re ever in Chiang Mai, a stop at Tiger Kingdom is a must!

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Having fun with Diptic

You may have checked out my Where I’ve Been page before, and noticed that I usually pick one or two pictures for each place I’ve been to not to overload the page (and I still need to update with lots of old photos in my old hard drive).

But sometimes it really really sucks having to pick just one picture!  And now that I finally have my iPhone with me, I’ve been of course playing around with new apps (remember when I first posted about caving and getting one, weeks after I actually ordered it online?).

One of my favorites?  Diptic!  It’s not a free app, but I’ve been loving it! 

So I’ve been using to (slowly) update my Where I’ve Been page!

Check it out!

First I had fun with wedding pictures…

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Then I finally started playing with my vacation pictures…

Tiger Kingdom in Chiang Mai!

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Elephant riding in Chiang Mai!

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Seoul, Korea

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Busan, Korea

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Bohol, Philippines

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Taipei, Taiwan

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El Nido, Philippines

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Singapore

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Any other cool picture apps I should know about?  (I have instagram and Camera+ but they haven’t been as exciting as Diptic!)

I think some of these pictures even deserve to be printed, no?

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OMG! Tigers!

Lots and lots of pictures to share from Bangkok later, but this morning we arrived in Chiang Mai (and back to having wifi, yay!), and this is how we spent our afternoon…

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Yes, if I was this happy playing with tigers for an hour at Tiger Kingdom, I can’t even imagine how my heart won’t explode of happiness tomorrow when I get to spend the day with elephants!  I don’t even care how fat my arms look in the pictures, I am still too giddy from the experience!

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