A most unexpected and stunning temple, designed by 53-year-old Chalermchai Kositpipat, Wat Rong Khun is located close to Chiang Rai. Begun is 1997, it is still under construction.
A classic lanna structure of the 12-14th centuries.
Golden Triangle is the northern most area of Thailand on the Mekong River where Laos, Thailand and Myanmar (Burma) meet.
Heading north, we were dazzled by the acknowledged finest garden in Thailand, nine-acre Mae Fah Luang, established in 1995 by the king’s mother.
One of our favorite stops of the year, this year I took a balloon ride over the city at dawn with the full moon illuminating our way at the start. …