Chiang Mai crafts April 6th 2009 Bo Sang, San Kampaeng handicrafts Monday 6th April 2009
The Bo Sang, San Kampaeng region, which is a western suburb of Chiang Mai, is home to several handicraft centres, a silk farm and provider of employment for a large percentage of the local Chiang Mai populace. Tourists can see craftsmen and craftswomen working in leather, silver, silk, cotton, lacquer ware, bronze and jade, jewellery, ce ... 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
Since our RTW trip 2008/2009 we have travelled mostly around Spain (see our other blog "IberianPikeys" ) and the UK (three months around England and Scotland) as well as a Mediterranean cruise and some smaller trips to Spanish cities, like Madrid and Seville, a holiday in Majorca and camping in the Pyrenees. We are now doing a six month trip from the end of October 2014 until the beginning of May 2015 to South America. We plan to visit eight countries, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Brazil. As before, Viv will be the author and John will be the photographer.
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