- Discussion (Talk:Chiang Mai)
Here are some related references that I am adding in a November 4, 2012, edit to this post. You will notice that a couple of these merely copy information from Wikitravel:
Situated at the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains, Chiang Mai was only reachable via elephant or a long winding river boat ride until the 1921 when a railroad was finally built connecting central and northern Thailand together. … http://www.
Publish Date: 10/08/2012 19:13
I see that fellow Fodorites do not seem to be that fond of Chiang Mai. I am curious to … According to wikitravel, they recommend the following day trips (are there any specific ones that I should consider more than the others?)
Publish Date: 10/31/2012 8:19
Same information and tips shopping when you travel to Chiang Mai. Chiang Mai Night Market. Photo: wikitravel Chiang Mai is a great place to shop. Sprawling.
Publish Date: 08/13/2012 20:08
Photo Credit: http://wikitravel.org/en/Patpong. The cities that surround Bangkok also offer several spots worth visiting. Among these is the ancient … There are many things to do in Chiang Mai, including elephant rides, visits to more Buddhist temples, museums and wildlife sanctuaries, traditional Thai massages, and even Muay Thai matches and training sessions. In the mountains of Mae Hong Son, you will find some of the few remaining hill tribes who make most of …
Publish Date: 10/29/2012 1:00
Inside Chiang Mai’s remaining city walls are more than 30 temples dating back to the founding of the principality, in a combination of Burmese, Sri Lankan and Lanna Thai styles, decorated with beautiful wood carvings, Naga staircases, … and Doi Suthep are important cultural icons for Chiang Mai residents. Ratchadamneon Rd hosts the main Sunday night walking street market from Thapae Gate to the popular Wat Phra Singh. (Wikitravel.org). Chiang Mai travel map: …
Publish Date: 08/13/2012 20:20
Thailand and Chiang Mai Accommodation – Jean Galea, Web Developer based in Malta, M.Sc. in Multimedia & Internet Computing, specialised in Web Design & Development, Training and Consultancy. … http://www.gotpassport.org/2010/12/19/
Publish Date: 09/25/2012 2:31
While it may sound like a fairy tale, scenes like this happen every day at Tiger Kingdom in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Back in April, 2012, my wife and I went to visit Tiger Kingdom. We were very curious, but a little apprehensive.
Publish Date: 08/02/2012 7:57
Buddhism in Thailand is not only a religion, it is a way of life and felt very strongly throughout the city of Chiang Mai. … Nestled atop a mountain offering stunning views of the city, Wat Doi Suthep is the most touristic temple of Chiang Mai.
Publish Date: 08/01/2012 4:41
Chiang Mai, the largest city in the north of Thailand, is surprisingly THE place in Thailand to absorb the most culture. According to Tripadvisor’s Travelers Choice Awards, Chiang Mai is one of the top 25 best destinations in the world! It’s small …
Publish Date: 07/26/2012 5:10
Two opposite cities, Bangkok and Chiang Mai are only 800 km apart. Since this route is such a popular route for Thai’s and foreigners, there are many options and times to travel between the two. By Plane. Thai Airways. By far the quickest and …
Publish Date: 06/14/2012 8:11
When talking with Flight of the Gibbon about their ziplining tour, they brought up their Segway Gibbon tour in downtown Chiang Mai, Thailand, and asked if I was interested in reviewing that as well. Excited doesn’t really begin …
Publish Date: 04/16/2012 6:48
According to Wikitravel, Chiang Mai means “New City” in the Northern Thai dialect, although it’s anything but new. Founded in 1296 CE, it’s one of the oldest cities in Thailand, and probably in SE Asia. And that’s what makes it …
Publish Date: 06/15/2012 4:01
There is a lot of conflicting information at Lonely Planet, Travelfish, and Wikitravel, so I’m writing this post to help anyone who is looking to get from northern Thailand to… … A lot of people head to Laos from Chiang Mai.
Publish Date: 07/14/2012 18:13
Leaving Laos on a Speedboat
Uploaded by minheros on Nov 10, 2010
Were we out of our minds? We needed to go to Chiang Mai, Thailand, the next day, so we agreed to a fast but very risky means of transportation.
Check under http://wikitravel.org/en/Laos and read “By speedboat” and “Speedboat warning” at the middle of the page. Yes : it WAS as described!