Tag Archives: Thailand

Chiang Mai City Markets

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There are several markets in Chiang Mai worth visiting. Most tourists will head straight to the Chiang Mai Night Bazaar, located in the heart of the city on the Chan Klan road between Tapae and Sri Donchai roads. The Night … Continue reading

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Chiang Mai Salsa: Nam Prik Num

One of my favourite Northern Thai dishes is Nam Prik Num (น้ำพริกหนุ่ม). This is a popular chili paste dip, made from young chilies called prik num (Northern Thai dialect).

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Elephants and the City

  Have you ever thought about how much it costs to feed an elephant every day?

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Wat Sri Chum, Lampang

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Out of all of Lampang’s numerous temples, Wat Sri Chum is my favourite not only because of its charm and Burmese architectural style, but also because of my past associations with this temple – the abbot, monks and teachers in … Continue reading

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The Last Burmese Abbot of Wat Sri Chum

During the early ‘80s, I had the opportunity to interview the Burmese Abbot of Wat Sri Chum in Lampang (Northern Thailand) – U Pyinya Wuntha – on several occasions.

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