Visibility in North Thailand is very limited during scorching April. Nearby hills surrounding Thaton lose their contours and further mountains disappear in summer haze.
The road 1095 in Northern Thailand is spectacular and famous for its many curves. There is 1,000 meters difference in elevation on 45 km stretch between Pai and Pang Mapha.
We reach a pass , the highest point of 1,431 meters above sea level on middle way. The temperature drops below 20 degrees C. October visibility is moderate. The surrounding dark blue mountain ranges extending into Burma hiding in the afternoon fog.
Ancient city of Wiang Kum Kam was lost from historical records in 16th century. The almost 900 years old city was rediscovered in 1984 near Ping river, 6 km from the Chiang Mai’s moat surrounding the tourist center.
You can visit the area dotted with a few ruined temples in tuk tuk or hire a pony carriage at the front of main gate.
Tedious exercises at a ballet school in Chiang Mai.
Les jumeaux d’un village des tribus montagnardes en Thaïlande du Nord.
A Buddhist monk, Sak Yant master prays before tattooing a magic symbol on back of his devotee.
Chiang Dao is one of my favorite places in Thailand. I wish to spend more time there.
Classes are over today.