Mae Wang (แม่วาง) is a scenic mountain area winding along the banks of the Wang River–not to be confused with another Wang River (แม่น้ำวัง) which is one of the four northern rivers that flow into Thailand’s “Prince of Rivers”, the Chaophraya. Mae Wang is really more of a mountain stream whose headwaters begin just south and
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Sticky Falls, or Namtok Buatong, in Chiang Mai is a rare natural wonder formed from carbonates that give a Spiderman-like grip even under the water. Take a look and learn how it got there!
This hike starts at Wat Mae Ton วัดแม่ตอน. The drive to the wat, on Road 1252, which comes off of Highway 118, winds through lovely mountain scenery with a plethora of charming coffee shops. From the Wat, turn right and look for the small brown signs with white lettering for Doi Langa. The trail is
The Chinese have a word for their dreamy landscape paintings: Shan Shui 山水 – “Mountain Water”. These landscapes are often graced by wistful poems for nostalgic travelers, such as this one: 今曉日兼雨 This morning there was sun and rain, 土芳當腳髒 The earth is fragrant, and it’s fitting that my feet are dirty. 故鄉隔天末 My home’s beyond the edge of
A tranquil, hidden treasure away from the bustling crowds of Chiang Mai.