Travel Blogs from Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand

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Visit to the Grand Canyon... (Not THAT one), Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Visit to the Grand Canyon... (Not THAT one)

A travel blog entry by antony-michelle

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Wednesday - Today we were heading for Chiang Mai a well known backpackers resort. Half way through the 7 hour bus ride we stopped at a local temple. Ant and Pickle decided to give the temple a miss and catch up on their beauty sleep. As I had seen the ...

Chiang mai chiang mai I love chiang mai, Mueang Chiang Mai,  Thailand travel blog

Chiang mai chiang mai I love chiang mai

A travel blog entry by jakeandemily

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We're still here cos I love chiang mai. Chiang rai tomorrow to really mix it up! We were meant to be going south to the islands Ko phi phi and lanta :( but the flooded :((((( Ive lost all my tan! Butttt I've discovered beautiful islands in Malaysia Wooo ...

Thai cooking!, Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Thai cooking!

A travel blog entry by oshioshi

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I returned to Chiang Mai yesterday on a 6 hour van ride. While the drive between Mae Hong Son and Chiang Mai is scenic, it contains over 1800 curves through the mountains! The public buses are known to carry barf bags and I read a lot of warnings to ...

Back to chaing mai, Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Back to chaing mai

A travel blog entry by jakeandemily

Went back to chiang mai for 3 nights, booking our train to Malaysia. Just mooched around for these three days as we have done most things here. Train is on Sunday 17th and gets to Malaysia (butterworth) on Tuesday. Not sure what were going to do once ...

Last time in the capital in the north!, Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Last time in the capital in the north!

A travel blog entry by kenyanmaasai

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... Something in the 1300s. Fantastic views of Chiang Mai at this height and much cooler. On my way back, took a detour around Chiang Mai university which reminded me a lot of the Nottingham campus, and wandered around the night market there, full of ...

Cooking up a storm in Chiang Mai, Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Cooking up a storm in Chiang Mai

A travel blog entry by ajoverseas

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Right, Anna's back in the blogging world! We spent 3 nights in Chiang Mai and it was a pretty cool city. We enjoyed walking around the Old Town and exploring the night bazaar, but the definite highlight was a cooking class we did last night with Baan ...

Chiang Mai (Thaïlande), Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Chiang Mai (Thaïlande)

A travel blog entry by amandelolo

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... ensuite passé le reste de la matinée à se prendre la tête sur la logistique du séjour à Chiang Mai. Une activité connue ici est de passer une journée avec des éléphants. Malheureusement, la plupart des ...

A Day spent with Elephants, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

A Day spent with Elephants

A travel blog entry by cyndyh

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Today we headed off to the Elephant Nature Park which is located about 1.5 hours from Chiang Mai. This is a bit of a different experience from the other elephant parks as there is no riding elephants or elephant shows. The park is a sanctuary ...

Northern highlights part 1- elephants and cooking, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Northern highlights part 1- elephants and cooking

A travel blog entry by roaminallover

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We headed north from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai, the second largest city in Thailand with a population of around 200,000 depending on whose stats you read. It's a popular place on the tourist trail so has its share of cafes, temples and visitors. Despite ...

Simply MAGICAL., Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Simply MAGICAL.

A travel blog entry by oshioshi

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... I was determined to find a reputable company that I would be happy giving my business to. There are hundreds of elephant camps around Chiang Mai alone, and there were packages that were costing as little as 40% of what I paid to Thai Elephant Home ...

The Quaint City of Chiang Mai, Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

The Quaint City of Chiang Mai

A travel blog entry by lilcleo

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Bangkok was great to see but better taken in smaller doses. It left us craving a chiller and more relaxed scene. Chiang Mai is popular among backpackers who seek a more laid back location. Due to our mistake of not planning ahead we were forced to fly to ...

Lions, TIGERS and bears, Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Lions, TIGERS and bears

A travel blog entry by lilcleo

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Today we ventured to the infamous Tiger Kingdom a twentry minute Tuktuk ride outside of Chiang Mai. Our Tuktuk driver had dyed tiger orange hair and a silk jacket with a tiger embroidered on the back. He dropped us off at 1030 and waited in the parking ...

Day 12 - Chiang Mai, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Day 12 - Chiang Mai

A travel blog entry by tyke_stevie

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SRT trains redeemed themselves by arriving in Chiang Mai a full four minutes ahead of time. A swift trip across town and into the hotel for a quick wash then out to visit the Doi Suthep temple on the outskirts of the city. As the temple is perched on the ...

Must trek!, Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Must trek!

A travel blog entry by oshioshi

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Of many things one can do in Chiang Mai, trekking is on the top of the list. With mountains, rivers, elephants and local villages that are all in the proximity to the city, there are a gazillion companies that offer trekking packages. I signed up for my ...

Tribes, Temples and Tees, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Tribes, Temples and Tees

A travel blog entry by roaminallover

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... been round nine holes I was more than happy to take off on my own to kill a couple of hours before making the visa appointment. Chiang Mai's markets seem to come alive at night, so we've had lots to distract us in the evening. Food stalls spring up all ...

Chiang Mai & Thai Tribal Crafts Fair Trade, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Chiang Mai & Thai Tribal Crafts Fair Trade

A travel blog entry by trek4fairtrade

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... who can create a finished product; no finishing touches are needed. Examples of this include bamboo baskets. 3 - The finishing group in Chiang Mai. This is a group of people (mainly women) who work from their homes throughout the city to add finishing ...

Chiang Mai - Day 1, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Chiang Mai - Day 1

A travel blog entry by bruce.poon

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After you travel to many places around the world, new places start to give you a familiar feel. Chiang Mai gives a feel of a medium size Vietnamese town. And this is not because we had our first meal in Chiang Mai in a Vietnamese restaurant. We think a ...

Ladyboy Boxing, Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Ladyboy Boxing

A travel blog entry by stortney

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... that neither of us had seen and were both interested in upon arrival was Thai boxing, or Muay Thai. Obviously this is unique to Thailand, although many of the countries on Asia watch the sport so we have had a taster. Chang Mai is apparently THE place to ...

#canspendalifetimehere Chiang Mai!, Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

#canspendalifetimehere Chiang Mai!

A travel blog entry by kenyanmaasai

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... if this is because the train was taking 5 attempts each time to start her engines or there just weren't enough people going to Chiang Mai. Scheduled arrival was 0955hrs. We reached at 1245hrs. Ironic twist- when it's hot and baking during the day- the ...

A funk in Chiang Mai, Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

A funk in Chiang Mai

A travel blog entry by oshioshi

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... I won't say it felt great. I didn't walk out of there feeling relieved or released from tension. I'm glad I tried it nonetheless. Chiang Mai is a city that is hard to describe - it is busy. Many cars, taxis, tuk tuks, scooters and pedestrian ...

26-hour travel day, Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

26-hour travel day

A travel blog entry by oshioshi

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... we arrived in Bangkok, I hailed a cab and headed straight to Hualampong train station to catch a 14-hr sleeper train to Chiang Mai. I waited 2 hours for the next departure in a stuffy station, sleepy and hungry. The thing that sucks about traveling ...

Resting up, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Resting up

A travel blog entry by richardandkaty

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... to catch. Our excitement for this evening is to repack the cases ready for our early get up in the morning, for our two flights, Chiang Mai to Bangkok then Bang Kok to Phuket, from here we'll get a ferry- hopefully our day of being boring & sensible ...

Up, up & away..., Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Up, up & away...

A travel blog entry by fatkidfrogs

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... boob and Steve's eye -spent day planning more of the RTW -uploaded pix and dropped off laundry -planned activities for last days in Chiang Mai -spent day planning route & pricing NZ, OZ visas -called to invite my mom to NZ but she's got vacas booked ...

Scooterbøller? Hvem - os?, Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Scooterbøller? Hvem - os?

A travel blog entry by saraogsofie

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... november: Back to civilization: Seks timer efter en tårevædet afsked med Mr. Lar (noooot) ankom vi til Chiang Mai i det nordlige Thailand, landets andenstørste by. Vi havde hørt meget godt om byen fra andre rejsende, så vi ...

Heading north, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Heading north

A travel blog entry by cyndyh

Today we headed up to Chiang Mai to meet up with Ron and Cathy. We had an easy flight and arrived at our hotel by around 8:00 in the evening. Ron and Cathy were scheduled to arrive the next morning so we settled in for a quiet ...

Snakes, Thai massages and sleeper trains, Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Snakes, Thai massages and sleeper trains

A travel blog entry by kateguat

... 'wasn't on the path to enlightenment' with his negative vibes. I was surprised to see so many monks walking casually around Thailand. Suppose I've only ever seen them in films meditating so just expected them to be doing that all day everyday. This one ...

Sawadee pee mae!, Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Sawadee pee mae!

A travel blog entry by wijzijnhier

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Gelukkig nieuwjaar, of zoals ze hier zeggen: Sawadee pee mae! De jaarwisseling hier in Chiang Mai was een heleboel dingen. In één woord: heerlijk. In wat meer woorden: Feëeriek (waar o waar moet dat trema?). Gezellig. Druk. Zwoel. En ...

The land of a thousand smells, Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

The land of a thousand smells

A travel blog entry by toniandrachel

... wait until our last night in Bangkok, before we leave for China. After a short stay in Bangkok, we had booked the day train to Chiang Mai, hoping this would be better than the night train. Boy were we wrong. I will spare you the details, the trip can be ...

Chang mai,markets and even nicer weather :), Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Chang mai,markets and even nicer weather :)

A travel blog entry by jshrives

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... can't complain huge room , shower and free breakfast . I spent afternoon looking around my interesting area and in the evening got a Tuk Tuk to the night bizzar great fun , spent a lot though . Whole day in Chiang Mai before off to wildness on Monday ...

Chiang Mai, Thailand, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Chiang Mai, Thailand

A travel blog entry by dana.c

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... , got settled in and was happy to be done with travel between cities for a few days. In total, I spent 6 days in northern Thailand exploring Chiang Mai and nearby areas. That afternoon I met a couple girls in my dorm who invited me to join them in going ...

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