This city, founded in 1296, is in the north near the highest mountains of Thailand. It is the capital of the Chiang Mai province. The city was fortified with a moat and defensive wall due to threats from the neighboring country of Burma (now known as Myanmar) and the spread of the Mongol Empire. … Continue reading Thailand – Chiang Mai – Historic District
The approximate route we took from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai by train. It has been exactly a year and 2 months since we returned from our eight week tour of Southeast Asia and as you will note, I am woefully behind on my blog! I will continue to "plug away" at posting until I get … Continue reading The Train to Chiang Mai, Thailand
I am having a "do over," "mulligan," "new start," or whatever you want to call it for 2020! I know that I posted earlier in my blog all my aspirations for this New Year but if you haven't noticed already, that post is gone. It is a long story but to give you the "Cliff … Continue reading Happy New Year – One More Time….and Beware of WordPress.org!!!