A Lightning Tour Of Chang Mai October 6th 2005 Today we went on a tour, just us a guide and a driver.
We started early and visited a waterfall (one of many), in the Doi Sutep national park. After the waterfall we drove up the winding mountain road to a huge Wat (temple). The temple is built on the site where a white elephant who was carrying a relic of Lord Buddah died. The King of Thailand sent the elephant to wander and choose a site to bui ... read more
Asia » Thailand » North-West Thailand » Chiang Mai A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more