Buddhist Heaven & Hell Garden

Wat Mae Kaet Noi – just a short drive north of Chiang Mai, looks like an ordinary upcountry Thailand Buddhist temple from the road. The main temple buildings, monks wandering around the temple grounds, lay people paying their respects and consulting with the monks, also seem to be very ordinary. But fairly soon after you […]

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The Bicycling Photographer

Like most of us I started bicycling at about age four or five, but once I got my driver’s license, the bicycle was pretty much forgotten and the automobile became the primary method to get from point A to point B. It took more than 30 years before I started using a bicycle again, with […]

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Wat Umong – Chiang Mai

Wat Umong Suan Puthatham is an over 700 year old temple in the Doi Suthep foothills, that dates it’s history back to 1297. It was founded by King Mangrai of the Northern Thai Kingdom of Lan Na (kingdom of a million rice fields). There are approximately 15 acres of grounds with ponds and various domesticated […]

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Wat Fa Ham, Chiang Mai

The Wat Fa Ham temple is situated on eastern side of the Maenam Ping, in the city of Chiang Mai, Thailand. The temple is fairly small but very nicely landscaped and conveniently close to two of Chiang Mai’s most famous Kao Soi restaurants, Khao Soi Samer Jai (right next door) and Khao Soi Lam Duan […]

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