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Mar 23, 2006 - Doi Inthanon

After visiting Doi Suthep, the next must see stop is Doi Inthanon. Doi Inthanon is a) the highest point in Thailand, b) a national park, and c) home to two temples (modern) built by the airforce to honor the King and Queen of Thailand on their 60th anniversary. Ho hum, another temple I hear you say. Get used to it, you can't go more that a block in Chang Mai without hitting a temple. However these temples are a modern interpretation of a Budhist temple, and we found them very interesting. On top of that they are surrounded by beautiful...

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Feb 14, 2005 - Phayao

Writing this in the computer room of Anubaan Phayao, the primary school where Jen is teaching. It is pretty big - there are about 50 kids in each class, from reception to year 6. I'm helping Jen teach, today and for the next couple of days - we have already done a couple of year 3 classes, we did 'Seasons and Weather'. It is so different as here they have only 3 seasons: hot season, cool season and rainy season. The idea of winter doesn't really work for them!! I got into Chiang Mai on Sunday no trouble, Jen met me at the airport and we got...

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