Our quest takes us through Chiang Mai, Bangkok and the jungles of Thailand. Welcome to Northern Thailand. One of the most amazing places on this planet. Chiang Mai means New City in Thai. And boy, is it ever! This is a city on the cusp of change. Its buildings are bursting out of the old city walls to reveal a very modern metropolis. Yet it still maintains its rich history and heritage. Chiang Mai is surrounded by natural beauty. Forested mountains surround the fertile valley the city lies in. It's so picturesque, just what you expect to see in Thailand. From fashion and fruits, to flowers and food. There's something for everyone here. At sunset, that's when the bargaining begins, at Chiang Mai's famous night bazaar.
For centuries, the villagers of Bo Sang, created umbrellas for Buddhist monks. This laborious vocation reveals how important Buddhism is to the Thai society. And with over 300 Buddhist temples, Chiang Mai is a very devout city. It makes it difficult to go anywhere without seeing the spire of a temple. But the holiest of temples in Chiang Mai is, Doi Suthep. Legend has it, that the location for this temple was selected by Buddha himself. Northern Thailand's, hill tribes, are unique cultures that still thrive today. Untouched by much of modern life. S
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