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Fried Street Food Snacks in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Fried Street Food Snacks in Chiang Mai, Thailand

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Today’s travel photo is of some deep fried street food snacks at the Sunday Night Market in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Although I’m not much of a shopper, I love visiting markets in Asia simply for the food. Chiang Mai has lots of markets, so I was always kept happy. The Sunday Night Market is popular… Read More

Wat Rong Khun (The White Temple) in Chiang Rai, Thailand

Wat Rong Khun (The White Temple) in Chiang Rai, Thailand

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When I visited Chiang Rai during my first visit to Thailand, I made the mistake of not visiting the famous “White Temple”. I didn’t know a lot about it at the time apart from the fact that it was all white, and I was feeling pretty “templed out”, so I didn’t bother to make the… Read More

Mekong River in Luang Prabang, Laos

Following the Mekong River through Southeast Asia

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I stood at the immigration point in Huay Xai, Laos, looking across the swift flowing muddy waters of the Mekong River. On the other side was Thailand, my destination. This would be the last time that I would cross the Mekong on this trip. As I stood there waiting for the boat to arrive to… Read More

Silvery Ocean on Koh Phangan, Thailand

Silvery Ocean at Sunset on Koh Phangan, Thailand

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Today’s travel photo is of a silvery ocean at sunset on the island of Koh Phangan, Thailand. Koh Phangan is a great place to see the sunset over the sea if you’re on the eastern side of the thin stretch of land that makes up Southern Thailand. I took this photo from the beach just… Read More

Interior of Wat Monthian in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Interior of Wat Monthian in Chiang Mai, Thailand

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Today’s travel photo is of the interior of Wat Monthian in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Wat Monthian is a beautiful Buddhist temple located along the northern section of the ring road that surrounds the Old City, and is just a short walk west from Chang Pheuak Gate. When we visited, we had the whole place to… Read More

Golden Toilet at Wat Rong Khun, Thailand

Golden Toilet at Wat Rong Khun, Thailand

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Today’s travel photo is of the toilet at Wat Rong Khun (The White Temple) near Chiang Rai, Thailand. I’m not one of those weird people that go around taking photos of toilets, but this particular one is probably the fanciest I have ever seen, and I thought it was definitely worth the photo. At first… Read More

Roadside restaurant in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Roadside Restaurant in Chiang Mai, Thailand

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Today’s travel photo is of a roadside restaurant in Chiang Mai, Thailand. These little food stalls and eateries may not look very appealing to you, but I’ve found through my travels over the years that it is these sort of places where you will find the best local food. The food in these little roadside… Read More

City view from Wat Arun in Bangkok, Thailand

City View from Wat Arun in Bangkok, Thailand

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Today’s travel photo is a city view from Wat Arun in Bangkok, Thailand. Wat Arun is a beautiful temple that is characterized by it’s tall prangs (towers) that are decorated in tiles and sculptures. Climbing to the top of the central tower is quite hair raising, especially if you’re afraid of heights, but the view… Read More

A quiet alleyway in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Quiet Alleyway in Chiang Mai, Thailand

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Today’s travel photo is of a quiet alleyway in the Old City of Chiang Mai, Thailand. Something that I love about Chiang Mai is that it is a large, busy city with everything that you need, but once you turn off the main roads it feels like a small country town. I absolutely loved just… Read More

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