December 18th, 2005

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Thai Travelogue, Part III - Chiang Rai

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After scenic Mae Hong Son, I took a Thai Airways flight back to Chiang Mai, once again decided not to stay in the big city, and instead hopped a taxi at the airport for the bus station, and took the air conditioned tour bus to Chiang Rai, Thailand's northernmost province.

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Thai Travelogue, PartIV - Sukhothai

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When last we left our intrepid explorer, he was on a bus from Chiang Rai to Sukhothai, the first capitol of Siam, and the place where the Loi Krathong festival originated. Loi Krathong is a lovely festival of lights which takes place on the 12th full moon of the year, and this year the big night was November 16, but at the ancient capitol they were celebrating all week.

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