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Bon Rawd - Singha Park
Bon Rawd - Singha Park
Golf Happy City Chiang Rai
Golf Happy City
Golf Happy City Chiang Rai
Golf Happy City
Golf Happy City Chiang Rai
Golf Happy City
Happy City - Windmill Chiang Rai
Happy City - Windmill
Song Kran, Thai New Year
Song Kran, Thai New Year
Wat Huay Plakang - 9 tier temple
Wat Huay Plakang - 9 tier temple
Elephants at Elephant Camp on Mae Nam Kok
Elephants at Elephant Camp on Mae Nam Kok
Wat Sai Khao - special temple south of Chiang Rai
Wat Sai Khao - special temple south of Chiang Rai
Waterford Valley, view from Club house over green hole no 9
Waterford Valley, view from Club house over green hole no 9
On the road to Doi Tung
On the road to Doi Tung
Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River) and Laos in the background
Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River) and Laos in the background
Three beautiful caddies at Santiburi Golf
Three beautiful caddies at Santiburi Golf
Parade at a Festival
Parade at a Festival
Wat Huay Plakang - 9 tier temple
Wat Huay Plakang - 9 tier temple
Fabrics for sale in a shop close to Morning Market
Fabrics for sale in a shop close to Morning Market
Hotelroom in Mae Salong  with good view
Hotelroom in Mae Salong
Phu Chee Fah
Phu Chee Fah
Inside Wat Huay Plakang
Inside Wat Huay Plakang
Elephant Camp on Mae Nam Kok
Elephant Camp on Mae Nam Kok
Happy City the day they opened
Happy City the day they opened
Inside Wat Phra Sing
Inside Wat Phra Sing
Start of the Long Walk in Chiang Saen
Start of the Long Walk in Chiang Saen
Parade at a Festival in Chiang Rai
Parade at a Festival in Chiang Rai
Wat Klang Wieng
Wat Klang Wieng
Santiburi Clubhouse from hole no 9
Santiburi Clubhouse from hole no 9
Just a view somewhere in Chiang Rai province
Just a view somewhere in Chiang Rai province
One of two temples on top overlooking Mae Salong
One of two temples on top overlooking Mae Salong
Waterford Valley hole no 7 from tee
Waterford Valley hole no 7 from tee
Evening prayers in Wat Klang Wieng
Evening prayers in Wat Klang Wieng
Sunset over Chiang Rai
Sunset over Chiang Rai
Walking Street a Saturday evening in Chiang Rai
Walking Street a Saturday evening in Chiang Rai
Wat Ming Muang
Wat Ming Muang
Waterford Valley hole no 5 seen from hole no 4
Waterford Valley hole no 5 seen from hole no 4
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun
View over Happy City Golf in sunset
View over Happy City Golf in sunset
Professional golfer on first tee Waterford Valley
Professional golfer on first tee Waterford Valley
View over Tachilek(Burma)  from Mae Sai
View over Tachilek(Burma) from Mae Sai
Santiburi hole no 6
Santiburi hole no 6
Flowerfestival every year December - January
Flowerfestival every year December - January
Inside Wat Ming Muang
Inside Wat Ming Muang
Old Clocktower beside Morning Market
Old Clocktower beside Morning Market
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun, Chiang Rai
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun
The Long Walk from Chiang Saen to Doi Tung
The Long Walk from Chiang Saen to Doi Tung
Novices in front of Buddha
Novices in front of Buddha
On the road to Mae Salong
On the road to Mae Salong
Happy City Golf Chiang Rai
Happy City Golf
Artbridge Chiang Rai
Artbridge Chiang Rai
Santiburi hole no 17 - Signature hole
Santiburi hole no 17 - Signature hole
Inside Wat Ming Muang
Inside Wat Ming Muang
View somewhere up in the mountains west of Chiang Rai
View somewhere up in the mountains west of Chiang Rai
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun, Chiang Rai
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun
Inside a temple in Nan province
Inside a temple in Nan province
Early morning on the road to Doi Tung
Early morning on the road to Doi Tung
On the road to Mae Salong
On the road to Mae Salong
Baan Dam - Black Village
Baan Dam - Black Village
Buddha in Wat Phra Singh garden
Buddha in Wat Phra Singh garden
Black Village Chiang Rai
Black Village Chiang Rai
Toukeij  (the one that shouts"Lucky You" 9 times in a row 02.30am)
Toukeij (the one that shouts"Lucky You" 9 times in a row 02.30am)
In the Rainy Season east of Chiang Rai
In the Rainy Season east of Chiang Rai
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun
Elephants walking beside Mae Nam Kok
Elephants walking beside Mae Nam Kok
Festival in Chiang Rai
Festival in Chiang Rai
Loi Krathong Festival Chiang Rai
Loi Krathong Festival
View over Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River) from Phra That Phangao Chiang Saen
View over Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River) and Laos from Phra Boromma That
Santiburi hole no 18 late afternoon
Santiburi hole no 18 late afternoon
Wat Klang Wieng
Wat Klang Wieng
Fishing just east of Chiang Rai
Fishing just east of Chiang Rai
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun
Wat Muen Buddha Mettakhunaram
Wat Muen Buddha Mettakhunaram
Walking Street every Saturday
Walking Street every Saturday
Festival in Chiang Rai
Festival in Chiang Rai
Doi Mae Salong
Doi Mae Salong
View over Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River) from Phra That Phangao Chiang Saen
View over Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River) and Laos from Phra Boromma That
Happy City tee hole no 1
Happy City tee hole no 1
Evening prayers in Wat Phra Kaew
Evening prayers in Wat Phra Kaew
Orchids in Chiang Rai Flowerfestival December - January
Orchids in Chiang Rai Flowerfestival December - January
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun
Wat Muen Buddha Mettakhunaram
Wat Muen Buddha Mettakhunaram
Walking Street, food for everyone
Walking Street, food for everyone
Walking Street Chiang Rai
Walking Street Chiang Rai
Phu Chee Fah
Phu Chee Fah
View over Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River) from Phra That Phangao Chiang Saen
View over Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River) and Laos from Phra Boromma That
Happy City just days after it was officially open
Happy City just days after it was officially open
Policeman at work close to Morning Market
Policeman at work close to Morning Market
At Rai Cherntawan Meditation Center
At Rai Cherntawan Meditation Center
Wat Huay Plakang
Wat Huay Plakang
Sunset not far from Buffalo Hill
Sunset not far from Buffalo Hill
Walking street with fresh Japanese food
Walking street with fresh Japanese food
Walking Street, every Saturday
Walking Street, every Saturday
Novices at Wat Phra Kaeow
Novices at Wat Phra Kaeow
Santiburi Golf - Hole 17
Santiburi Golf - Hole 17
View over Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River) from Phra That Phangao Chiang Saen
View over Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River) and Laos from Phra Boromma That
Santiburi from tee hole no 4
Santiburi from tee hole no 4
Walking Street every Saturday
Walking Street every Saturday
Black Village
Black Village
Wat Huay Plakang
Wat Huay Plakang
View over Happy City Golf at sunset
View over Happy City Golf at sunset
Walking Street, artist at work
Walking Street, artist at work
Wat Phra Singh
Wat Phra Singh
Sunset over Mae Nam Kong
Sunset over Mae Nam Kong
View over newly planted ricepaddies on the road to Waterford Valley
View over newly planted ricepaddies on the road to Waterford Valley
Santiburi Signature hole - no 17 from tee
Santiburi Signature hole - no 17 from tee
New decorations in Wat Phra Singh
New decorations in Wat Phra Singh
Military Museum Chiang Rai
Military Museum Chiang Rai
Wat Huay Plakang
Wat Huay Plakang
View from a temple in sunset
View from a temple in sunset
Night Bazaar, every day
Night Bazaar, every day
Special flower in the garden of Wat Phra Singh
Special flower in the garden of Wat Phra Singh
Parade at Song Kran
Parade at Song Kran
Lunch-break
Santiburi, one of 3 tees for hole no 18
Santiburi, one of 3 tees for hole no 18
 Monarch Butterfly
Monarch Butterfly
Planting rice
Planting rice
Phu Chee Fah in sunrise
Phu Chee Fah in sunrise
Night Bazaar, food fore everyone
Night Bazaar, food fore everyone
Golden Triangle
Golden Triangle
Parade at Song Kran
Parade at Song Kran
Wat Sai Khao - very special temple
Wat Sai Khao - very special temple
Santiburi hole no 17
Santiburi hole no 17
Wat Huay Plakang
Wat Huay Plakang
Planting rice
Planting rice
Caddies at Waterford Valley
Caddies at Waterford Valley
Oub Kham Museum in Chiang Rai
Oub Kham Museum in Chiang Rai
Golden Triangle
Golden Triangle
Inside Museum at Wat Phra Kaeow
Inside Museum at Wat Phra Kaeow
Wat Sai Khao - very special temple
Wat Sai Khao - very special temple
Waterford Valley Golf hole no 4
Waterford Valley Golf hole no 4
View from the top of the 9 tier temple Wat Huay Plakang
View from the top of the 9 tier temple Wat Huay Plakang
Doy Din Dang Pottery
Doy Din Dang Pottery
Chiang Rai Flowerfestival December - January
Chiang Rai Flowerfestival December - January
Song Kran, Thai New Year
Song Kran, Thai New Year
Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River) and Laos in the background
Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River) and Laos in the background
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun
White Temple or Wat Rong Khun
Wat Sai Khao - special temple south of Chiang Rai
Wat Sai Khao - special temple south of Chiang Rai
Waterford Valley green hole no 5
Waterford Valley green hole no 5
Santiburi hole no 8 left and no 9 right
Santiburi hole no 8 left and no 9 right
View over Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River) from Phra That Phangao Chiang Saen
View over Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River) from Phra Boromma That
View over ricefield in sunset
View over ricefield in sunset

Latest Articles

Indian Restaurant on Yet Yod Chiang Rai

Indian Restaurant close to Clock Tower

March 2016 a new Indian Restaurant opened on Yet Yod just 80 meter south of the Clock Tower.  It is a very nice place and the food is really good and not expensive.  Three dishes and three Beer Lao Lager costed 590 baht and that was for two people.  Recommended!   
Pho Chai noodles in Chiang Rai

Pho Chai on Yet Yod

This is a very popular place for both Thai people and Western people. They are serving noodles (Khao Soi Gai etc) in different ways and with great taste.  Many say it is the best noodles in Northern Thailand! The owners are connected to/family with Chalermchai Kositpipat, the artist that...
Yok Lor, Chiang Rai

Yok Lor

This is a very popular place for Thai people having lunch.   They are serving many different Thai dishes but for me their noodles are very special.     
Cabbage and Condoms, Chiang Rai

Cabbage and Condoms

Cabbage and Condoms is a part of The Population and Community Development Association [PDA] PDA was first active in promoting family planning in urban and rural areas of Thailand, where knowledge of and access to such services were scarce.  The idea was that Condoms should be found as easy and...
Chang Puak Camp, Chiang Rai

Elephant Show

There is a new "Elephant Camp" outside Chiang Rai. It justed started in beginning of 2016.  They have Elephant Riding, an Elephant Show, Crocodile Show, ATV Adventure (4-wheels MC trips) and some hilltribes. If you go south on Super Highway 1 and where you turn right to go to White Temple,...
Bella Pizza Chiang Rai

Bella Pizza and Steaks

If you are looking for a good pizza then you can find it at Bella Pizza. He has 25 different pizza's on his menu plus steaks, soups and some Thai food. More than thirty years ago mr Bella and his brother went to Sweden to work in an Italian restaurant in Upsala. He stayed 3 years and his brother...
Meridien Resort, Chiang Rai

Sunday Brunch at Meridien Resort

The Sunday Brunch at Meridien Resort is something Special! It is a different menu every Sunday and the menu is not small. There are around 10-12 Appetisers, around 10 Hot Dishes, 12-15 Desserts plus some extras. You pay 700-750 baht per person and if you go for "Free Flow of Wine" you add another...

Khung Baan Suwan or The Schrimp Garden

 Here is the place for the shrimp/prawn lover. They serve the shrimps in all the ways you can imagine plus a few more. The garden has a big pond and the photos here don't show how nice it is in reality. Hopefully we can update the photos later.

Moom Mai, Restaurant in Traditional Thai Style

Here is the place where you can find fantastic Thai food served in a very nice environment. You can choose to sit outside in the beautiful garden or inside the restaurant. In evenings you can listen to both Western and Thai ballads live and it is never too loud.