Chiang Mai Loy Krathong: 2007

My first trip to CNX was seven years ago!

(low photo quality!!! paiseh ah)

wahhhhh big

wahhhhh big

was there for Loy Krathong as well.

my first time releasing khom loy!

my first time releasing khom loy!

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There was this booth set up by some uni students teaching people to make krathongs

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yay our first krathong! handmade!! took a pic with our aajans.

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let it goooooooo let it goooooooooo

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we arrived from a 5am bus. checked in at the guest house around 10am , then slepttttt till 4pm.

too tired. and hungry…

sibeh blur and sleepy

sibeh blur and sleepy

yay fireworks.

yay fireworks.

the boat ride along mae ping was SO SCARY. people were pointing all the fire cracker stuff towards the river!

the boat ride along mae ping was SO SCARY. people were pointing all the fire cracker stuff towards the river!

CHEAP until cannot youtiao. 3 pieces plus tao huay zui GUESS HOW MUCH

CHEAP until cannot youtiao. 3 pieces plus tao huay zui GUESS HOW MUCH

REALLY. GUESS HOW MUCH.

chiangmai has changed so much over the years.. it was all simple fun and personal. and one noticeable change was… tha pae gate.

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people could take the stairs and go up to have a nice view of the busy walking street.

but tourism has taken its toll on my beloved town. stupiak farangs took the advantage of the currency exchange and drank so much that someone apparently got drunk and fell off from here.

not forgetting tourists who had no awareness. throwing rubbish and dirtying the place…

well.. chiangmai is still one of my favourite 3 places in Thailand to explore.
i think i know chiangmai better than i know orchard road.

and also because….

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I LOVE KHAO SOY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  

find out what you can do in chiangmai here!

teehee, T.

ans: 30cents or 6baht.  ;D

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