A female Common Archduke (Lexias pardalis) butterfly photographed near a small stream close to a viewpoint in Doi Suthep-Pui national park in Chiang Mai, northern Thailand on 31 March 2013. Wikipedia tells: Lexias pardalis has a wingspan reaching about 80–90 millimetres (3.1–3.5 in). It exhibits … Continue reading
When Thai silk is mentioned, many of us can instantly imagine tasteful, beautiful textiles. It is produced year round in Thailand. Most production is after the rice harvest in the southern and northeastern parts of the country. Wikipedia tells: Women traditionally … Continue reading
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Seen on the street of Chiang Mai in Thailand. The temperature was over 35 Celsius. Looked like the cold chain of the food had been broken. Or maybe this was slow cooking: slowly roasted pork. Or is this fast food? That depends … Continue reading
In Thailand there are talented artisans for every imaginable task. An old wooden head of a water buffalo needed to be repaired and remade. This man in Chiang Mai in northern Thailand had the skills to do it, working on … Continue reading
These colorfully dressed Hmong girls were sitting and eating frozen popsicles on the stairs to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep near Chiang Mai, Thailand. I’m not too sure if these girls were able to enjoy the ‘normal’ kids’ life. Ethical … Continue reading
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Northern Thailand is well known of all kind of handicrafts, especially ceramics, textiles and jewelry. I took these pictures last March in one silver shop in Chiang Mai. It was great to follow the work of this silversmith in this shop. … Continue reading