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The cliches about Chiang Mai are true….

It really is a traveler's haven. Gold and crimson temples dot the streets, orange clad monks allow visitors to observe their daily chants, locals are friendly, and you can just as easily order the ubiquitous bowls of yogurt, museli, and … Continue reading

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My day with the elephants

Everyone does it. You come to Chiang Mai, you ride elephants. It would almost be trite except that elephants are such fascinating creatures that it doesn't matter that every other tourist in the vicinity is having a similar experience. I … Continue reading

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Coconut soup and other delicious discoveries in Chiang Mai

For some reason, I’ve never ordered coconut milk soup before. It always looked heavy to me and the temptation of noodles and stir fry would lure me in first. No longer. I learned to make chicken in coconut milk soup … Continue reading

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A love affair with green curry

I came for the pad thai but I left with an abiding love of green curry. My day with “A Lot of Thai” was exactly that – six dishes later, the only thing I could possibly be expected to do … Continue reading

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