The 106 to Lamphun

The 106 to Lamphun

The title sounds like a bus or train journey doesn’t it. “I’m just catching the 106 to Lamphun dear”. It is actually a road number and the road itself runs through the centre of Chiang Mai following the Ping River before heading out of town and...
Terracotta Garden

Terracotta Garden

I have been on the hunt for this place located in the Old Town of Chiang Mai for a little while. It is covered in a few other blogs and from their descriptions looked like a photographers dream, so worth a visit. I try to stay out of the centre of Chiang Mai as much...
A Day Out in Mae Rim

A Day Out in Mae Rim

Another varied day out this time on the outskirts of Chiang Mai in an area called Mae Rim. If you have been here it is likely you have visited Mae Rim as it is quite a tourist area with things like elephants, buggy rides, tigers, orchid farms etc etc. However most of...
A Chilli Soi

A Chilli Soi

A short post to emphasise once again just how interesting everyday life can be here, for us newbies anyway. I decided to take a road I hadn’t been on before, which headed generally in the right direction for home, and thought I would share with you what a simple...
Markets and Ladyboys

Markets and Ladyboys

Our final couple of items to tick off the list yesterday for my friends Gaz and Saskia were the Sunday walking markets in the old town of Chiang Mai, my post HERE, Boy Blues Bar, my post HERE and a ladyboy show. This is a pretty short entry just to finish off my...
Our Sunday Markets

Our Sunday Markets

About ten minutes from us are some markets that set up on a Sunday afternoon to service the local population. On the other side of Mae Jo university they are about 30 minutes outside the centre of Chiang Mai so not on the tourist agenda, and they are not designed to...