Around Chiang Mai

January 1, 2013: Happy New Year! We spent a few hours walking around Chiang Mai's Old City with a friend. Here are some photos on the street and in two important temples.

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Chiang Mai Street.jpg


Chiang Mai Restaurant Entrance.jpg

Entrance to a restaurant


Wat Chedi Luang-1.jpg

The massive Wat Chedi Luang, partly destroyed in an earthquake many years agp


Wat Chedi Luang-2.jpg

Reclining Buddha in Wat Chedi Luang


Wat Phra Singh-1.jpg

This picture and the next three are in the Wat Phra Singh temple complex. The colorful paper banners are put up by people to gain merit.


Wat Phra Singh-2.jpg


Wat Phra Singh-3.jpg


Wat Phra Singh-4.jpg


I'm posting these on January 2. This afternoon we're flying to Luang Prabang in Laos, and on January 5 to Burma. The internet in these places may not be as good as in Thailand, so please understand if I can't post every day.

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