Blogs from Chiang Mai, North-West Thailand, Thailand, Asia - page 368


Asia » Thailand » North-West Thailand » Chiang Mai November 16th 1967

During my winter vacation of 1967 Darryl arranged a job for me with Philco-Ford. For $.95 per hour I was the rodman-chainman-instrumentman on the survey crew that conducted the topographical survey of the top of Doi Inthanon, the highest mountain in Thailand. I flew to Chiang Mai and was greeted at the airport by Thai dancing girls. I'm pretty sure it wasn't for me. I spent a couple days there before climbing the mountain. While in Chiang Mai I contacted Ed, a friend who was a pilot with Air America, to see if he would fly me over the mountain so that I could see what was the best route for a road to the top. However, Air America wasn’t contracted to do this sort of thing. I took a bus to Chom Thong, where I ... read more
My reception at Chiang Mai airport
Ta Pae Road in 1967
Organizing the porters at the beginning fo the trek

Tot: 2.632s; Tpl: 0.025s; cc: 4; qc: 6; dbt: 0.0034s; 1; m:saturn w:www (; sld: 1; ; mem: 1.2mb