Author: Frans Betgem

British Consulate outside

The Chiang Mai British Consulate

The Service 1921 Restaurant and Bar of the Anantara Chiang Mai Resort once was the Chiang Mai British Consulate. The first consulate building was constructed on this plot of land of seven rai, a...

Muslim girl selling watermelon near Pattani. There is a negative travel advisory for Pattani.

Dutch Travel Advisory in Crisis

The Travel Advisory The website http://www.nederlandwereldwijd.nl gets 100,000 visitors per month. On this website, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MinBuZA) of the Netherlands publishes its travel advisory. The advisory informs people about safety in...

Charoensawas Bridge 36

Charoensawas Bridge 36 The Charoensawas Bridge 36 is a bridge across the Padung Krung Kasem canal that runs parallel to the railway close to Hualampong Railwaystation. The bridge gives access to the Matrichit intersection...

Wat Chedi Luang, the big stupa

Wat Chedi Luang (lit. temple of the big stupa) is a Buddhist temple in the historic centre of Chiang Mai, Thailand. The current temple grounds were originally made up of three temples — Wat...

The New Chansom Memorial Bridge Chiang Mai Then and Now

The new Chansom Memorial Bridge

The Chansom Memorial Bridge, one of the landmarks of Chiang Mai, has been reconstructed. The reopening took place on Sunday, August 14, 2016. The first bridge on this location was the Khua Kula bridge...