Travel Blogs from Chiang Mai, Thailand

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Chiang Mai - Up North, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Chiang Mai - Up North

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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... ( a sunday) was spent wandering around the weekend market which has brilliant food and craft stalls. This is how I expected Chiang Mai to be, charming and interesting. I guess nowhere in Thailand can escape the inevitable effects of mass tourism. ...

A New Year, and  a new country, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

A New Year, and a new country

A travel blog entry by thomaswguy

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... this far (not many people left I'm sure) i will just tell you about our first couple of days in Thailand.  They have been spent in Chiang Mai, we have pretty much just been getting ourselves organised AKA planning activities, getting a bit of a ...

Waterfalls, Birds, and Gardens, Doi Inthanon National Park, Thailand travel blog

Waterfalls, Birds, and Gardens

A travel blog entry by 2vagabonds

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Joe:Chiang Mai is the largest city in northern Thailand and just about 50 km to the southwest of it is Doi Inthanon National Park. Famous for having Thailand's highest peak of the same name, it also has a pair of matching shrines at the summit that ...

Giving Thanks for Life Abroad Part Deux, Still in Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Giving Thanks for Life Abroad Part Deux

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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... Law in more than half of the country's 76 provinces - conveniently for me, the CNS General Spokesperson issued a statement saying that Chiang Mai is among those provinces where Martial Law will not be lifted. Of course, I have to live in the one city ...

Thai Cuisine - The Spice of Life, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Thai Cuisine - The Spice of Life

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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... , Oh well, the pad thai looked good! Bringing me to the concept of outdoor cooking. Not all, but mostly all, kitchens in Thailand are outside. I gather there are a few reasons for this. For starters, it is a tropical climate thus being hot and humid ...

Royal Flora with a French and a Scottsman, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Royal Flora with a French and a Scottsman

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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... Just another Disneyland- like Tourist Attraction?     Royal Flora Ratchaphruek is a grandiose horticulture exhibit in Chiang Mai, Thailand and of the nearly 80-hectare exhibition, the most beautiful elements are those on a smaller scale: ...

Ciao Ciao Chiang Mai, Last Entry From Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Ciao Ciao Chiang Mai

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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... to Wanderlust Associate" well that's because i'm leaving Chiang Mai next week. My fellowship is not over, but I am over Chiang Mai. Oh Thailand. I cannot believe I've lived here for 7 months and tonight is my going away party. I have that same ...

Luang prabang to Chiang Mai, Thailand, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Luang prabang to Chiang Mai, Thailand

A travel blog entry by marshallmatters

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... and she wasn't wearing a helmet.....fortunately she escaped with a few grazes and a bruised ego (everybody saw). We had a great time in Chiang Mai, and thanks to the locals there, we felt very much at home, hence us staying for a lot longer than we had ...

The Thing I Carried, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

The Thing I Carried

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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... to arrive days before Rosh Hashana '06 and conveniently in the middle of a coup d'etat. Hannukah '06 was spent in Chiang Mai, Thailand teaching Jewish traditions to Buddhist's while making spicy potato latkes. Wherever I went, I carried with me that one ...

...this and that..., Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

...this and that...

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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... mountains, in a jungle - the city that has been created in this environment, is very much still subject to its surroundings. Chiang Mai is a relatively new city whose growth is in direct relation to the development of mass tourism. From the temple on the ...

In the jungle the mighty jungle, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

In the jungle the mighty jungle

A travel blog entry by emmaandemma

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... as the Chang Rai one, but then, no wat is going to compare after that. Anyway is was very nice as the views over Chang Mai were good to see. Lastly we decided to hit one more wat, a jungle one so very different again, with tunnels and stuff. There ...

Bumming Around Before Burma, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Bumming Around Before Burma

A travel blog entry by christinasworld

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... since he was tied up with a new business. In this case my plans are not flexible since there's only one flight a week from Chiang Mai to Mandalay and I'm booked on it. Instead I went to the post office and shipped home a package of some souvenirs by ...

Beer, burgers and buddhas, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Beer, burgers and buddhas

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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As we'd had such a good time at the Park everyone who was staying in Chiang Mai on the Sunday night decided to meet up for a few drinks. Beforehand we went for a wander around the Sunday night market, which is massive, and had dinner with Liz’s mam, ...

National Treasure, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

National Treasure

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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We made it to our final stop north Chiang Mai, for the people of Thailand the city is considered a national treasure. For us, it was a reminder of our trip here 7 or so years ago (our first to Thailand) and what great fun we had.   The old city is ...

Ready for Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Ready for Doi Suthep

A travel blog entry by oriolesman

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... I'll be hopping on a red truck to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.  Doi Suthep is located in the mountains overlooking the city of Chiang Mai.  In fact, I have a great view of the wat from my balcony.  I took this picture this morning - if you ...

Back in Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Back in Chiang Mai

A travel blog entry by oriolesman

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... thing would definitely be a good practical skill to have in Baltimore, but the tree floating sounds cool, too!.... I'll be in Chiang Mai for a week, decompressing and planning my next month of travel.  I hadn't eaten dinner in three weeks, so I ...

Chiang to-the Mai baby, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Chiang to-the Mai baby

A travel blog entry by cleff

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... find great things to do, you haven't gotten the full experience of being a traveler. Do it sometime. We got to Chiang Mai yesterday afternoon and after 17 hours in tight quarters with a bunch of hygiene difficient backpackers, we were ready to shower ...

Anaconda!, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Anaconda!

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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... 8 people on one long raft it can get quite tricky. But eventually we made it and had some lunch, and then drove back to Chiang Mai after a successful adventure. Chiang Mai was pretty cool, it seemed to be cleaner than most other places we had been, and ...

City of Wats, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

City of Wats

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... shake). This morning I am feeling a little better but still not up to trekking for hours in the hills of Northern Thailand. After some Rambutans for breakfast I went looking for another place to stay. The Moonlight Guest House is very nice but my ...

Songkran New Year Festival, Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand travel blog

Songkran New Year Festival

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... also seem to be having just as much fun, but only the ones that want to get wet! Thai people and travellers flock to Chiang Mai for Songkran because it has the reputation for being the most fun place to be in the whole of Thailand during the ...

Goodbye Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Goodbye Chiang Mai

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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After Pai, I headed back down to Chiang Mai. Of course I stopped in at Libra Guesthouse again, but this was only going to be a quick visit as my time in Thailand is coming to an end. I've spent most of the last 4 days here just relaxing and reading, ...

Leaving for Laos, Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand travel blog

Leaving for Laos

A travel blog entry by jawad

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The last eight days in Chiang Mai have been fantastic fun. The SongKran 'New Year' festival was well worth coming to this city for. Thai's celebrate the new year during the hottest part of the calendar, and what started as a 'blessing' ceremony has ...

Crazy Ladies and Overtaking Elephants!, Chaing Mai, Thailand travel blog

Crazy Ladies and Overtaking Elephants!

A travel blog entry by lizandsimon

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... Doi Suthep another National Park and climbed a steep and twisty road to Doi Phis summit 1685 metres up which gives amaizing views over Chiang Mai and the surrounding countryside. We stayed on the top for the sunset and then made our way back down the hill ...

Move over Jamie Oliver and other stuff..., Chiang mai, Thailand travel blog

Move over Jamie Oliver and other stuff...

A travel blog entry by tonyandsarah

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... TV. The next few days were spent just relaxing really. We took time out to see a few temples and wander further around Chiang Mai. We managed to get a full body massage, where there was definitely an element of cupping when the female masseur got to ...

Chiang Mai (Rob), Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Chiang Mai (Rob)

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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... bicycle, went Wat crazy and lashed in style...this included:   Reliving student days by partaking of lunch in Chiang Mai University's Students' Union   Meeting up with my former cricket coach to enjoy the "cultural" delights available after ...

To Trek is Dreck Though Elephantine is Divine, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

To Trek is Dreck Though Elephantine is Divine

A travel blog entry by christinasworld

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... really riding one in earnest. Yesteday I did just that and this time it was through a stream and up and down hills in northern Thailand. My van arrived to pick me up for the hour long drive to the elephant camp as planned at 8:15 in the morning. We'd ...

Northern Thailand, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Northern Thailand

A travel blog entry by eric

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Greetings everybody, I have arrived at Chiang Mai in the Northern province.  A little background.  Bangkok is in central Thailand near the water.  Due to its elevation, it is hot and humid.  Chiang Mai is up north in the ...

Back to school, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Back to school

A travel blog entry by laurenandjack

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... it is very difficult to find even real milk in this part of the world. The next day we began a 5 day cooking course at the Chiang Mai Thai Cookery School. We both already make Thai food at home, but our knowledge is limited and we wanted to master the ...

Thai Cuisine, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Thai Cuisine

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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The food in Thailand is one of the highlights of the Thai experience. I certainly enjoyed the food more this visit than I did in 1984 when I wouldn't even eat rice! My appreciation of ethnic food has grown tremendously since then, especially since ...

Loi Kratong Festival, Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Loi Kratong Festival

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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We are fortunate to arrive in Chaing Mai at Loi Kratong festival when the Thai's honour the water spirits for, amongst other things, the drinking water and irrigation received the previous year. The name Loi Kratong literally means 'floating lotus ...

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