Chiang Rai March 18th 2008 Well it's now Wednesday and we are in Chiang Rai - what a nice town - Very laid back and easy to get around. It only has a population of 55,000 so it is very nice after the the amount of people in Chiang Mai. A little cooler (low 30's) so much more pleasant.
The bus trip took 3 hours passing through some very beatifull hills and country side - very pleasant indeed although with our butts bein ... read more
Asia » Thailand » North-West Thailand » Chiang Rai 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