Get off the tourist track: Chiang Mai Charitable Tours/Projects

Get off the tourist track: Chiang Mai Charitable Tours/Projects

Chiang Mai Charitable Projects Visit the Glenn Croston House. A former London police officer and teacher, Glenn, and his Thai wife Rosjana, founded a home for kids from families seriously affected by drugs, HIV/AIDS and other diseases, abandoned kids or those with imprisoned parents, children aged 22 months to 15 years,...

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Chiang Mai Night Market Or Sunday Walking Street: Don’t Miss Sunday!

Chiang Mai Night Market Or Sunday Walking Street: Don’t Miss Sunday!

Chiang Mai Sunday Walking Street Market When I first stumbled on this packed street in Chiang Mai, closed to traffic, with hundreds of stalls and a few thousand folks, I thought: “Wow, lucky me! A big festival!” (Well, it’s just one more splendid Chiang Mai routine that happens every Sunday from 3 to 10 PM.)...

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Chiang Mai ToyRide Keeps Giving and Riding

Chiang Mai ToyRide Keeps Giving and Riding

The Chiang Mai ToyRide is not just about toys! Toy feeding frenzy at Pa Muang School near Mae Rim! Netting over 200,000 baht, the 2009 Chiang Mai ToyRide (CMTR) annual charity motorcycle ride was a resounding success last January, and northern Thailand’s children in need continue to benefit from the funds raised...

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Visit Chiang Mai? Why not live here!

Visit Chiang Mai? Why not live here!

I feel very bland next to the Lisu ladies In 2002 I gave, threw or packed away my worldly possessions and set off to possess the world – ten countries for starters. After two weeks in Hawaii, two more in China, and two months in Vietnam, Thailand was next. Bangkok was abysmally busy and terminally polluted. I...

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