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Photo Set Friday: Highest Spot in Thailand

Photo Set Friday:  Highest Spot in Thailand October 22, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Doi Inthanon National Park is located to the south of the city.  This could easily be a day trip that can take you on a family outing, a couples get away or the perfect playground for the outdoorsy-type active hikers and trekkers.  Trekking tours can be arranged through many agencies within the old...

Blog Action Day 2010: WATER

October 15, 2010 | Events, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Today, October 15, 2010, is Blog Action Day! ISSUE:  WATER! FACT:  Nearly 1 billion people are lacking access to clean water. [vimeo]http://vimeo.com/15336764[/vimeo] While this is not so much the case in the modern city center of Chiang Mai, where water is readily available, nearly 1 billion people...

Photo Friday: Tha Phae Gate

Photo Friday: Tha Phae Gate October 15, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Located on the east side of the moat and the old city where the roads Rachadamnoen and Moonmaung meet, it seems that Tha Phae Gate is the center of all tourist activities.  This is also where the Walking Night Market comes to live on every Sunday. A few blocks to the east of the Tha Phae Gate is the...

Chiang Mai’s Kin Jay Vegetarian Festival

Chiang Mai’s Kin Jay Vegetarian Festival October 10, 2010 | Events, Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
This Chinese Buddhist influenced annual vegetarian festival known as Kin Jay, a time of abstinence and purification of body and soul, takes place during the ninth month of the lunar calendar lasting about 9 days (Oct 8-16, 2010). During this time, traditionally, participants abstain from consuming alcohol,...

Photo Friday: Sunset Over Doi Suthep

October 7, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
View over the famous Doi Suthep from our apartment in Chiang Mai. This picture was taken on a September evening around 6:20pm after a stormy late afternoon pour.   Are you in Chiang Mai?  Be sure to look for these beautiful sunsets amongst the temples and over the mountains.  Chiang Mai will surprise...
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