Around Chiang Mai

Above image: Wat Phra That, Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai; 12.35pm, 15 February, 2017.
[Around Chiang Mai, Thailand, 10 to 18 February 2017]  Click to enlarge

View from Black Canyon Coffee, Thapae Gate (c.1296), Old City, Chiang Mai; 11am, 17 February, 2017.

Stupa (c.1383) and surrounds, Wat Phra That, Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai; 12.30pm, 15 February, 2017.

Wat Phra That, Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai; 12.20pm, 15 February, 2017.

On the outskirts of Chiang Mai, Galare is a terraced, open-air restaurant nestled by a small lake and gardens that overlook the city; 5pm, 11 February, 2017.

Faculty of Fine Arts (founded 1982), Chiang Mai University; 5.50pm, 16 February, 2017.

’21’ by Arada Kongkiatsin (Rangsit University, Bangkok), in the Thai and international student photo exhibition ‘Young+Eyes’, at Chiang Mai University Art Center (founded 1998); 12.00pm, 11 February, 2017.

Centara Khum Phaya hotel (opened 2008, 85 rooms), Lana-style architecture, recycled teak roofs, century-old trees; 2.40pm, 12 February 2017.

Ratchamankha hotel within the old city (opened 2004, 25 rooms), vernacular Chinese-Northern Thai style; 1pm, 17 February, 2017. Architect/owner: Ong-ard Satraphandhu; Founder/host: Rooj Changtrakul.

137 Pillars House hotel near the old city (opened 2011, 179 rooms, 34 suites), designed around a 125 year-old old teak house and trees the same age; 6.30pm, 17 February, 2017.

137 Pillars House restaurant near the old city, 125 year-old teak house on the left; 6.30pm, 17 February, 2017.