Pictures by QT Luong
Chiang Rai is in Thailand's most rural and mountaineous area. It is the gateway to the Golden Triangle, which used to be a center for opium cultivation (which now is taking place acros the border in Myanmar and Laos). Nowadays, the main attraction of the Triangle is the hiking to the villages populated by many different hill tribes.
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There are 7 color pictures of Chiang Rai on this page
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