Cultured lady. April 21st 2012 Next stop was Chiang Mai. From Bangkok we got the sleeper train overnight for 13hours up north and arrived in cultural Chiang Mai. It's a much calmer,prettier part of the country. We stayed in a cute wee guesthouse in a lovely part of town,the local shop opened at 5am+there was always people wandering around!!
Following a day of reacclimatising+getting used to the new surroundings we got so ... read more
Asia » Thailand » North-West Thailand » Chiang Mai » Doi Suthep 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