Category Archives: Travel

Bring back the pictures

Sawaeng showing a picture of his parents, Ban Dong

Bring back the Pictures “Bring back the Pictures” is our new project. Our aim is to bring photographs back to ethnic minority people and communities in North Thailand where they were taken. Over the past 100 years people have made tens of thousands of photographs in these communities. Most of these images were never shared […]

The Thai Elephant Conservation Center

Elephant Boonpak after his operation at the Thai Elephant Conservation Center

The Thai Elephant Conservation Center A couple of days ago we again visited the Thai Elephant Conservation Center (TECC) which is about 30kms from Lampang. I met with Dr.Taweepoke Angkwanish, veterinarian and Khun Daeng, the head of the mahouts at the Center. We discussed the current situation of captive elephants in Thailand.  We recommend the Thai Elephant Conservation […]

Thailand Trekking in the early days – the 1970’s

Thailand trekking

Thailand Trekking Thailand trekking is the title of this article and an important keyword as well. To trek means “to go on a long arduous journey, typically on foot.” Others describe trekking as “… is a long journey be undertaken on foot in areas where there are usually no means of transport available. Trekking is not necessarily […]

Chiang Mai Jungle Trekking Experience

Chiang Mai jungle trekking

Chiang Mai Jungle Trekking Many people are looking for Chiang Mai jungle trekking. “Chiang Mai jungle trekking” are keywords people type in on Google search engine. How do we define jungle and is there jungle in North Thailand? One of the most common meanings of jungle is “land overgrown with tangled vegetation at ground level, especially in the tropics”. This […]

Chiang Mai Family Trekking

Family trekking sharing with local children Chiang Dao

Chiang Mai Family Trekking – highlight of your holiday Thailand is a fantastic destination for your family.  You can miss Chiang Mai Family trekking on your holiday with your children. Thailand is probably the child-friendliest country in Southeast Asia. There is wide range of food available, hygienic standards are very high and many hotels have family […]

Doi Inthanon National Park Camping

Doi Inthanon National Park Camping on Doi Hua Sua Doi Inthanon National Park Camping is a camping trip to Doi Hua Sua (or Doi Hua Suea), one of the lower peaks of Doi Inthanon National Park.  Doi Inthanon National Park is also known as “The Roof of Thailand” and covers an area of 482 km². […]

Doi Chiang Dao Trek

Doi Chiang Dao Trek Doi Chiang Dao Doi Chiang Dao (ดอยเชียงดาว), also known as Doi Luang Chiang Dao (ดอยหลวงเชียงดาว), is the third highest peak in Thailand. It is a great peak to climb as a short trek on any trip to North Thailand. Doi Chiang Dao is an incredible 230-250 million year old limestone massif […]