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Chiang Mai: Opium at Doi Pui, Thailand for Travel Photo Thursday

Posted by on Feb 26, 2015 in Chiang Mai, Destinations, Thailand, Travel Photo Thursday | 37 comments

Welcome to week 216 (02/26/2015) of Travel Photo Thursday. Maybe I shouldn’t be doing a drug blast on my blog, but it’s true, if you go to the mountain town of Doi Pui, about a 45 minute drive from downtown Chiang Mai, you will find opium growing. It’s all in the name of tourism.

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A small fee of 10 Baht (about .30) will take you to the opium poppies.

Opium Poppy, Doi Pui, Thailand

 

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Chiang Mai: Elephant Parade House for Travel Photo Thursday

Posted by on Feb 19, 2015 in Chiang Mai, Destinations, Thailand, Travel Photo Thursday | 35 comments

Welcome to week 215 of Travel Photo Thursday (02/09/2015). What can be more fun than a room full of colorful elephants. Join me today as I take you on a tour of Chiang Mai’s Elephant Parade House. Elephant Parade is an organization that helps elephants in need, and is funded through the sales of these beautiful creations.

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Elephant Parade House, Chiang Mai, Thailand

 

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Chiang Mai: Sticky Rice Tea for Travel Photo Thursday

Posted by on Feb 12, 2015 in Chiang Mai, Destinations, Thailand, Travel Photo Thursday | 37 comments

Welcome to week 214 (02/12/2015) of Travel Photo Thursday. I’ve been coming to Chiang Mai for a long time, and I consider it my second home. The city is definitely my go-to place when I’m not teaching in Korea, or playing tourist in another country. I always love to find new things in the city, and that’s what I did this week with my discovery of sticky rice tea (who would have thought!) .

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I was in the mood for a new restaurant this week, and Google led me to this tiny gem. I found Farm Story in a Thai teak house on a narrow lane in the old city. They boast a menu of organic food and drink.

The quirky little sign at the entrance left no doubt that I was in the right place.

 

Farm Story Restaurant, Chiang Mai, Thailand

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