Tuesday, December 27, 2005

chiangrai 2005 - snapshots


[L-R, top - bottom]:

  • wandered into Wat Klang Wiang on our way to e Chiangrai municipal market
  • silly super-manja tom kitten smashed its face into e insect screen trying to jump through our window @ Shin Sane Guesthouse, Mae Salong
  • fried insect stall selling all sizes of super oily & sinful bamboo worms, beetles, locusts etc @ Phayao pasar malam
  • Lahu weaving competition @ Ban Jalae, Mae Yao
  • hills cleared for agriculture, Thoeng district, Phu Chi Fa
  • Chiangrai bus station
  • honeysuckle, Mae Salong
  • Akha kids @ Ban Pha Kha Suk Jai preschool, along our 12+km Mae Salong-Ban Klang-Ban Heka trek
  • sunrise over Laos, Phu Chi Fa


[L-R, top - bottom]:

  • mess in Baan Bua Guesthouse after returning from whirlwind 'tour' of Krajokngao (Mirror Art Group), Ban Huay Khom school, Ban Jalae & Ban Apa, Mae Yao subdistrict
  • Akha spirit gate, Ban Panasawan, along e Mae Salong-Ban Klang-Ban Heka trek
  • Chiangrai night bazaar
  • khanom bueang stall @ Phayao pasar malam
  • cliff overlooking Laos, Phu Chi Fa
  • Phayao-Chiangrai bus, Phayao bus station
  • there was also BIRKENSTCCK but no BIRKENSTUCK nor BROKENSTUCK @ Phayao pasar malam
  • Agong + family & Apa + son outside Agong's house, where we stayed in a year ago, Ban Apa
  • Mae Salong as seen from path leading up to General Duan's tomb


[L-R, top - bottom]:

  • longest bus tickets e length of my forearm, Chiangrai-Ban Rom Fa Thai bus
  • Wat Klang Wiang, Chiangrai
  • Phu Chi Fa
  • renovation @ Wat Sri Khom Kham, Phayao
  • gathering at noon after their last meal for e day @ Wat Yuan monastery, Chiang Kham
  • kwan (lake) Phayao
  • friend @ Shin Sane Guesthouse, Mae Salong
  • dusk @ kwan Phayao
  • sunrise @ Mae Salong
  • lanterns by kwan Phayao
  • mural @ Wat Sri Khom Kham, Phayao
  • Akha girl from a Christianised village, Mae Salong school

related post:
chiangrai 2005 itinerary

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