When living in Thailand, it's imperative that one takes some time to play the tourist. And that is what I did when my friends Alex and Liz came to town. We spent a beautiful Sunday morning in Mae Sa Valley riding and playing with elephants, tigers and touring a beautiful orchid and butterfly farm. There's really not too much more I can harp about without giving up my local card, so I'll let the pictures speak for themselves.

And it wouldn't be a true blog if I didn't post the wrap-up coffee we had after getting back to Chiang Mai. Touristing is pretty fun, and that's saying something from a girl who avoids as much kitsch as possible.