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Chiang Mai-First time visitors value spending guide.

The guide books will tell you things about Thai customs such as men and women not wearing shorts in the temples, do not touch a baby’s head , do not point your feet towards anyone. However, they don’t tell you … Continue reading

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Value Living in Chiang Mai

This is my third visit to Chiang Mai in 2012. I have been spending the past 22 winters in Asia-most of them living in Chiang Mai. Today I observed an inordinate number of backpackers looking for a place to stay … Continue reading

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Value Living in Chiang Mai

On Nov. 5th I depart from Toronto, Canada where I have spend the summer for my 23 winter in Chiang Mai. Every year I find new and enjoyable changes in Chiang Mai. During the winter of 2012 a wonderful organic, … Continue reading

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2012 European Union Film Festival

This film festival kicked off in Chiang Mai today Entrance to the Festival is free. It is at Vista Kadsuankeaew at teh movie thetre on th %th Floor. The films begin at 11 a.m each day and finish around 7bp.m. … Continue reading

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Cloudy Days in Chiang Mai

Beginning in mid March to October one prays for cloudy and rainy days in Chiang Mai. After a rain it cools off for several days. The cloudy period before a rain store is a good time to get around and … Continue reading

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Value Living in Chiang Mai

Did you know that there are approximately 15000 ex=pats who live in Chiang Mai full time. Some of the residence live here because they can have a have decent quality life style on less than $500.00 a month. Others having … Continue reading

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Value Living in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Before sitting down to write this post I opened up one I had written March 23, 2011 or over one year ago. After reading the posting, I said to myself ,” how much Chiang Mai and my experience of Chiang … Continue reading

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Value Living In Chiang Mai

Last night as I was walking home from shopping at the night market I rediscovered one of the three raw food restaurants. It had closed for the evening. I chatted with the owner for a minute. He assured me his … Continue reading

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Value Living In Chiang Mai

There is a rather vibrant healing community among the 15 thousand ex-pats living in Chiang Mai. This beautiful city is home to hundreds of experienced and extremely skilled natural healers from all over the world as well as a number … Continue reading

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