Golden Triangle in Chiang Rai

Golden Triangle, the intersection of three countries The Golden Triangle (สามเหลี่ยมทองคำ Saam Liam Thong Kham) is in Chiang Rai Province, in the far north of Thailand. The English name comes from the meeting of Laos, Myanmar and Thailand here, but to the locals it’s Sop Ruak, since this is where the Mekong meets the Ruak […]

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Tham Luang cave in Doi Nang Non, Chiang Rai

The Tham Luang cave (ถ้ำหลวงนางนอน) or Tham Luang Nang Non (Great Cave of the Sleeping Lady) is a popular 10 kilometres long karstic cave complex beneath Doi Nang Non, a mountain range on the border between Thailand and Myanmar in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai Province. The cave has many deep recesses, narrow passages and tunnels […]

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Wat Rong Khun, The White Temple in Chiang Rai

Wat Rong Khun, also known as The White Temple (วัดร่องขุ่น จังหวัดเชียงราย) is a Buddhist and Hindu temple located in the northern province of Chiang Rai in Thailand. This peculiar and modern temple was designed and built by the artist Chaloemchai Khositphiphat. The construction began in 1997 and was finished in 2008. The White Temple is […]

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