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The entrance to the Buddha Cave  
   

The entrance to the Buddha Cave

Day #154: Chiang Rai Buddhist Caves

September 3rd 2013
I spent today cycling around the outskirts of Chiang Rai: once out of the city centre it is quick and easy to get to quiet, rural lanes that are perfect for cycling (they are also flat!). I visited the two most famous sites on the West of the city today, both Buddhist sites built into the cave formations in the hillsides. I found them both a little creepy: the first site, Tham Tu Pu was deserted a ... read more
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