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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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Who Did Arthur Meet In Chiang Mai

Well, technically I did not meet this family in Chiang Mai but in Mai Sai. Yesterday was a day spend going to Burma to extend my visa. While going through the line up at immigration, a Swiss woman- clutching a … Continue reading

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Who Did Arthur Meet Today

Today at my favorite restaurant at the moment that I dine at every day I met a wonderful young man from Europe. He was in his early thirties and is on a spiritual odyssey in Asia. In Europe in worked … Continue reading

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Who did Arthur meet in Chiang Mai Today?

Today, the first new person I met was a young woman healer from Berlin. I met her at breakfast at Blue Diamond Cafe. She had been living here for the past four years or more. We had a lot of … Continue reading

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Who did Arthur Meet Yesterday

The truth is I often meet a number of new people in any given day. I pick one of the more interesting ones as they are all so interesting. Today’s pick is a young lady who owns runs a restaurant … Continue reading

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