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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

White Temple Chiang Rai

White Temple in Chiang Rai

The White Temple is probably the most visited place in Chiang Rai and if you search on "Chiang Rai" with Google and choose images, probably more than 60% of the images representing Chiang Rai is of the White Temple. It is created by Chalermchai Kositpipat, a very famous Thai artist and designer...
Doi Mae Salong Chiang Rai

Doi Mae Salong or Santikhiri

  The history of Doi Mae Salong is a little bit wild: After the Communists took over the mainland of China in 1949 a division of Nationalist Chinese army fled through Yunnan Province to northeast Burma. There they were both fighting the Chinese communists and the Burmese army. In 1961,...
Doi Tung Mae Fa Luang Garden Chiang Rai

Doi Tung Royal Villa and Mae Fah Luang garden

 The Doi Tung Project including Royal villa and Mae Fah Luang Garden was started by the mother of the present Thai king. Her name was HRH Princess Srinagarindra, the Princess Mother and his name is Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rama IX. Doi Tung is so much more than the Royal Villa and the Mae Fah Luang...
Festivals in Chiang Rai Thailand

Festivals in Chiang Rai

 Almost every month there is a festival of some sort in Chiang Rai. It can be a Regional Culture festival, a festival around the Lynchee fruit or Loi Kratong.  Or maybe the biggest of them Song Kran, the Thai New Year in April.  Chiang Rai Flower Festival are 10 days in end of...

Mae Kok Golf Course

This is an old 9-hole golf course from the 80's and they added another 9 holes just a couple of years ago. The first 9 holes, the old 9 holes, are very flat, not many bunkers and the greens are a little bit slow. The new 9 holes have a much more interesting design and are more challenging. Mae...
Temple in the Jungle

Temple in the Jungle

The name of the temple is "Phrathat Doi Ha Chedee" or "The temple on the mountain with five stupas" and you can find it on rd 1174 about 18 km south of Chiang Khong. It is a very special temple with two huge Buddhas, 108 Buddha figures in natural size plus many other things. The first temple here...
Elephant Camp Chiang Rai

Elephant Camp

 If you want to see the biggest land living animal in Asia you can go up to the Elephant Camp around 25 km west of Chiang Rai City.  It is on the river so you can choose to go by boat. 100 years ago there were more than 300 000 wild elephants in Thailand and there were around 100,000...
Khun Korn Waterfall Chiang Rai

Khun Korn Waterfall

Khun Korn waterfall is the highest waterfall in Chiang Rai province, 70 meter high. It is only 25 km from town on the "Old Road" to Chiang Mai. From the parking area up to the waterfall is a walk for around 1.5 km, It is not very easy but not very hard and it is a beautiful walk with high trees and...
Walking Street Market Chiang Rai

Walking Street Market

 Four o'clock every Saturday starts the Walking Street Market. It is a market on Thanalai Rd that at that time is closed for traffic. Here you can find handicraft, local food and snacks, local art and much, much more. It is like Night Bazaar but 10 times bigger.  Close to the Old Prison,...