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Songkran in Chiang Mai

April 13-15 is the Songkran Festival in Thailand.  The biggest celebration is typically in Chiang Mai….and you know where we are??  Yep…Chiang Mai.

Songkran is the Thai New Year and is now considered a country wide water fight.  186 more words

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YOSO!

Have you ever wanted to be a kid again? How about for 5 days straight?

Songkran is the answer. I’ve never in my life experienced such a lively, crazy and wet event…ever. 700 more words

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Backpacking through SE-Asia: Chiang Mai

Arrival, transportation & hostel

I arrived at the Chiang Mai airport from Singapore and headed for the official taxi stand outside. The organization of the cabs was amazing: you would give your address to a woman which would calculate the price until your destination and then assign you a driver. 1,752 more words

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Thailand - Two Deadly Double-Decker Bus Crashes

Via: City News – Chiang Mai

A bus crash stock photo. (same-same, but slightly different)

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Suriyan Kanchanasinrong (Provincial Governor of Kanchanaburi), Chatnarong Sirima Naratchasima, (Head of Relieve… 239 more words

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Back in Thailand, Chiang Mai

Days spent in Chiang Mai: 6

Hospital visits: 3

X-Rays: 2

Number of different diagnoses: 3

FEAR NOT FAITHFUL READERSHIP (AKA MYLES’ FAMILY), ALL IS WELL AND MYLES IS NOW FULLY RECOVERED DESPITE THE MULTIPLE HOSPITAL VISITS… 737 more words

Chiang Mai Zoo: My Disappointment

I refused to leave not only Chiang Mai, but Thailand without seeing some beautiful animals. My concern for the welfare of animals in tourist magnets like Tiger Kingdom and the dozens of elephant camps deters me handing over the baht from my pocket . 505 more words

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