A stroll around Chiang Mai’s Eastern District
A fun-filled glimpse into the past on every street corner
I was sitting in a small garden coffee shop just behind my school sipping a cooling iced-coffee yesterday afternoon, when I started to think about the area surrounding me. Its history is the history of foreigners in Chiang Mai, as this area is where the first foreigners settled, lived and worked in the late nineteenth century.
John Quinn's Tag Cloud
- 29th October 2012: The battle of Nong Sarai
- 25th August 2012: Getting ready for 2015
- 21st February 2012: A splendid horticultural experience
- 18th November 2011: Temple spotting
- 7th October 2011: Treading the boards
- 14th August 2011: Impressive school, impressive owner
- 21st June 2011: Christians in Chiang Mai
- 2nd May 2011: Chiang Mai’s hot season
- 9th March 2011: The foreign cemetery
- 30th January 2011: Dara Academy past and present
- 11th December 2010: My Chiang Mai
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