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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Kway Teow 3 Baht – Chiang Mai

Kway Teow 3 Baht is a restaurant in Thailand that has to provide a 10 cent US bowl of noodles to it’s customers because that is the name of the restaurant. Not only are their noodles very inexpensive, they are also very good, so the restaurant is extremely successful and well known among the residents […]

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What’s in my Camera Bag?

Nikon DSLR cameras, Nikkor lenses and other related gear, that I have been using in the last 15 years (since year 2000). I have been a Nikon photographer for close to 50 years, going back to my high school days in the late 1960s. I have lost count of how many Nikon cameras and lenses […]

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Khitchakut Temple Mountain

Khitchakut Temple Mountain Pilgrimage Every year in February/March there is a two week celebration of Buddha at this mountain temple site near Chantaburi, Thailand, which draws thousands of devotees per day, from all corners of Thailand.     [mappress mapid=”5″]

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