Baan Chiangkhong

354 Tumbol Wiang, Sai Krang, Chiangkhong, Chiang Rai, 57140, Thailand | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Chiang Rai

Black and White

A travel blog entry by jasonandgaryn

20

... the temple complex in 1997 and it is expected to be completed in 2070! This is how intricate and large the complex is. The White Temple itself is one of the most beautiful and unique buildings I have ever seen. It completely looks like it's out of a fairy tale, or a Tim Burton film! The building is beautiful and the white is meant to represent purity and peace, but the artist shows suffering as well because he believes people need to suffer ...

Thai surprise

A travel blog entry by nataliegodliman

5

... work of a meditating monk in orange robe. We listened into a tour guide and he said it's like all the evil on the back wall sucking bad people into the demonic possession. But good people leave this behind, and float on clouds (on the other two walls) to go to buddah and be good people. Okay this is NOT a temple?! This is a ridiculous artists impression. I'd feel embarrassed to pray here. What a joke. What a weird weird place! ...

Exploitation 2-ways...

A travel blog entry by andynemz

5

... a population of Karen who fled Burma after the second world war when it was gaining its independence and was not particularly tolerant of minority groups. The people had originally lived in the foothills but had settled lower on the plains to be able to run shops selling souvenirs to tourists. There is also a few stores in the same area run by other groups who do not live permanently in the village but stay for a while to sell and move on.We visited a few different villages and in ...

Thailand Never Sleeps

A travel blog entry by sarah_curtis

5

... Saen, Sukhothai, Ayutthaya, and Ratanakosin. Modern arts cannot avoid to be influenced by the ancient arts. I want to break away from the influence of arts of any periods. This is why I need to commit my life to this project." It is clear when you enter the temple that he has been crafting it for many, many years. The entrance to the temple is a bridge. It is said that when you walk up to the bridge you are walking through Hell with hundreds of hands reaching towards you. ...

Leaving Chiang Rai for Laos

A travel blog entry by dac7265

2

... for 1400 Baht ($42 US). Then it took another small truck loaded with tourists into The city where the boat dock is. They all left for the day so I am staying one night and then tomorrow morning the slow boat down the Mekong for 2 days.

I had a curry soup with rice. It was excellent! Showered and now going to venture into the small town.

Merry Christmas to ...

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This hotel, located on 354 Tumbol Wiang, Sai Krang, Chiangkhong, Chiang Rai, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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