Window to Chiang Mai
Explanation of Thai words
Boy Girl

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Thai Cottage Home Cookery School
Tours & Trekking

Mudplaying with Elephants

Content of Sightseeing Guide to Chiang Mai, Thailand

Introduction to Lanna:

History of Chiang Mai
People and Culture of Chiang Mai
Festivals in Chiang Mai

To the East and North:

Touring out of Town
North-east to Doi Saket from Chiang Mai
East to Bo Sang and San Khamphaeng from Chiang Mai
Wiang Kum Kam & east bank of the Ping River, Chiang Mai
Mae Rim, the Mae Sa Valley and Samoeng from Chiang Mai
Pai, Chiang Dao, Fang, Thaton and Phrao from Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai City Sights:

Historic Monuments (City Sights) of Chiang Mai
The Main Temples of Chiang Mai
Wat Chedi Luang in Chiang Mai
Wat Jet Yod in Chiang Mai
Wat Chiang Man in Chiang Mai
Wat Phra Singh in Chiang Mai
Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep in Chiang Mai
Wat Suan Dok in Chiang Mai
Wat U- Mong Suan Puthatham in Chiang Mai
City Temples of Chiang Mai
Places of General Interest

To the South:

South to Lamphun from Chiang Mai
South from Lamphun
Hang Dong and the Ping River, Chiang Mai
Chom Thong and Doi Inthanon National Park, Chiang Mai
Ob Luang National Park via Mae Chaem

Into the Mountains (Hilltribes) of Chiang Mai:

The Mountains of Chiang Mai
Trekking in Chiang Mai
The Hilltribes of Chiang Mai
The Karen in Chiang Mai
The Lahu in Chiang Mai
The Hmong in Chiang Mai
The Lisu in Chiang Mai
The Akha in Chiang Mai
The Mien or Yao in Chiang Mai
The Lua and Palaung in Chiang Mai

Additional Information

King Mangrai
Chao Kawila
Princess Dararatsmi
Mae Thorani
Khru Ba Srivichai
The Phra Sihing Buddha statue
The Emerald and Jade Buddhas
The City Pillar "Inthakhin"
Crystal Sons
The three javelins
Buddhist Festivals
Vessantara Jataka, the great birth
The Lohasimbali hell
Spirits and Mediums
Festival Parades
The Bo Sang umbrella festival
Water throwing on Songkran
Wat Phra Non rocket festival
Traditional Dress in Chiang Mai
The Tai
Lanna Artisans
Northern Thai (Lanna) Houses
Rice Barns
Walking on Doi Inthanon
Doi Luang Chiang Dao
Rural Rides
Visiting Hilltribe Villages
Staying in National Parks
Hong or Hamsa
Naga and Garuda
Tung and Taleo
Naga and Makara
Orchids in Chiang Mai
Papaver Somniferum (Opium Plant)
Dipterocarpus Alatus
Forest types Doi Suthep
Forest conservation
Wetland Rice Cultivation
Subsistence Agriculture
Boat Cruise on the Ping River
Trade Links with China
Hiring a Vehicle

Stories from the Press:

Derivations of the Hmong Diaspora
Peaceful days in Pai
Tobacco Curing Barns
Stories behind the statues
The power of city pillars
Ban Tha Kan, Chiang Mai
Story about Water Buffaloes
Birds, Words and Watchers

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