Roadside Timber

Roadside Timber

Roadside Timber The road between Den Chai and Lampung (highway 11) heading into or out of Chiang Mai has a number of good quality woodworking shops and they are worth a visit even if you don’t have the space in your luggage for what they have to...
Shops on Highway 1

Shops on Highway 1

Fun Shoping on Highway 11 Too much of everything on highway 11 and 1 south of Chiang Mai A brief post for once. If you are heading out of Chiang Mai to a destination in the south, or the southeast in our case, you will start off on highway 11 (which in Chiang Mai city...
Wat Ban Den

Wat Ban Den

Wat Ban Den One of Thailand's best temples Wat Ban Den is a spectacular temple situated an hour’s drive from the centre of Chiang Mai on in the Mae Rim area north on highway 107. If you don;t have transport the location is a minus. If you do or make the effort...
A Day in Chiang Mai

A Day in Chiang Mai

For those of you who have been regular readers of the blog this post is mostly a repeat of places we have visited together before, although with updated information and photos. For newer readers this story will be of interest if you plan to spend some time in Chiang...
Chiang Mai Zoo

Chiang Mai Zoo

With Peng, my fourteen year old step-daughter, visiting us on holidays from Isaan the Chiang Mai zoo had to be on the to-do list. I am not a huge fan of zoos but I have to say that this one was a pleasant way to spend half a day. What I hadn’t realised firstly...
Chiang Mai Umbrellas

Chiang Mai Umbrellas

Covered or mentioned in this post: Chiang Mai zoo and Bo Sang umbrella and handicraft village. After a long break from blogging I am back with a quick post covering today when we visited the Bo Sang handicraft village with the goal of capturing a couple of umbrellas...