By: Tour East Contributor
By: Marc Atchison
Early mornings in Chiang Mai have a feeling all their own. The warm air and the glimmer of sunlight bouncing off golden spires, the hum of slow-moving early morning traffic, and the chants from temple grounds all make an early holiday morning worthwhile. As the gateway to the cultural mosaic that is Northern Thailand, Chiang Mai is graced with being the cultural capital, and arguably boasts some of the most charming temples and hidden treasures within its walled city. Today, was no different.
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by Steve Hope, Trip Designer
By Steve Hope, Trip Designer
Photo Essay by Steve Hope, Tour East Trip Designer.
By Steve Hope -- The experience of seeing a tiger in the wild is undoubtedly on the long list of experiences to be had for many who visit the subcontinent. India has innumerable Tiger Reserves, National Parks, and wildlife sanctuaries. The Tiger Reserves, governed by Project Tiger, a conservation initiative launched by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in 1973, range from the mangrove forests of the Sundarbans in the east, the diverse Bhandavgarh, Kanha, and Pench Parks in the state of Madhya Pradesh to the old Maharaja playground in Rajasthan’s Ranthambhore National Park and the Periyar Tiger Reserve in the southern state of Kerala. These are to name but a few of the more accessible. I was at Ranthambhore in Rajasthan.