Category Archives: Travel

Mountains of the North: Doi Angkhang and Doi Inthanon

Overview of village in the mountains Doi Angkhang

Mountains of the North: Doi Angkhang and Doi Inthanon Doi Angkhang and Doi Inthanon are our two favorite mountains in North Thailand. They have many things in common but also differ in some respects. In the following article we reflect on strong points and weak points. Doi Inthanon is the highest mountain of Thailand with […]

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 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 […]