Nov 26, 2011

Kan Air - a new bird in the sky
over Northern Thailand





Kan Air: Who goes to Check-in in Chiang Mai airport will notice this new name. Kan Air started in february 2011 and flies from its homebase Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai, Nan, Pai, Mae Hong Son, Mae Sot and Phitsanulok. The company bought a brand-new Cessna Grand Caravan 208B, a single-engine turboprop with 14 seats. It has taken over the Chiang Mai-Pai route from SGA Airlines, which operates as Nok Mini. Nok Mini now operates from Chiang Mai routes to Nan and Udon Thani and many more routes from Bangkok. Read more in Bangkok Post.

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Nov 24, 2011

The Palace of Princess Dara Rasamee and
Wat Pha Dara Pirom

See the location on Mae Rim Google Map


Picture puibake

One of the hidden treasures in Chiang Mai: The Dara Pirom Palace Museum (พิพิธภัณฑ์พระตำหนักดาราภิรมย์, also Tamnak Daraphirom Museum) in Mae Rim. It lies inside the Dara Rasamee Military Camp. It has been built by Princess Dara Rasamee. She has been born in 1873 as daughter of the 7th Lord of Chiang Mai. During a visit in Bangkok she met King Chulalongkorn, who took her as one of his concubines in 1886. After the king had passed away she returned to Chiang Mai and built her residence: Phra Tamnak Darapirom (Darapirom Pavilion). She was also interested in farming and had a farm for experiments, called "Suan Jao Sabuy". She planted also roses, a pink one got the name Chulalongkorn. After she had died Chulalongkorn University purchased the palace.
During a renovation the outside and the inside of the palace were repainted in original colors. Also the garden was restored. Today in the museum you will see the living quarters, textiles, furnishings and musical instruments. The museum is open from 9am to 5 pm.

Read more about the Palace on chiangmai-chiangrai.com and see a video


Nearby you will discover Wat Pa Dara Piron:

Picture by marhas

Picture by marhas

Picture by marhas


Read more about Mae Rim:
The footprints of four Buddhas
Hotels and Resorts in Mae Rim แม่ริม: Holidays next to the ricefields and in the hills

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Nov 17, 2011

Looking for a house or an apartment in Chiang Mai

An overview of links to agents and home-sellers in and around Chiang Mai:


Introduction
About Property in Thailand by retireinchiangmai.com

Buy Home Buyer's Guide Chiangmai


Classifieds

Read the classifieds of chiangmainews.com


Agents

jasminehomes.co.th


Search cm2property.com by districts of Chiang Mai Province:

District Mae On แม่ออน
District Chom Thong จอมทอง
District Chiang Dao เชียงดาว
District Chai Prakan ไชยปราการ
District Doi Tao ดอยเต่า
District Doi Saket ดอยสะเก็ด
District Doi Lo ดอยหล่อ
District Fang ฝาง
District Phrao พร้าว
District Mueang Chiang Mai เมืองเชียงใหม่
District Mae Chaem แม่แจ่ม
District Mae Taeng แม่แตง
District Mae Rim แม่ริม
District Mae Wang แม่วาง
District Mae Ai แม่อาย
District Samoeng สะเมิง
District San Kamphaeng สันกำแพง
District San Sai สันทราย
District San Pa Tong สันป่าตอง
District Saraphi สารภี
District Hang Dong หางดง
District Hot ฮอด

District search also on:
ddproperty.com


Buy or rent

Baan Nonnipa:

Baan Rinrada:

Baan Sirirak 2:

BuyHome-DD: Baan Pachoke

Century 21:

Chayayon Boulevard:

chiangmaihabitat.net:

Chiangmai Lanna Village:

Chiang Mai Properties. Here you can custom your property search

Chok Varee Home:

Green View Home:

homechiangmai.co.th:

House & View:

H. T. Property Management:

Karnkanok Property:

Koolpunt Ville:

Mitchai Property

mychiangmaihome.com:

Parker Estate Agency:

Ping Property: Home in Town

Phufah Garden Home:

Pradtana Plus:

realtyworld.co.th:

Roong Ruang Quality Home:

Sahapanowan:

Sansaran House:

Somwang Group:

Supalai Ville:

Thailand Home Guide:

Thippirom.com

Wongsawang Home:



Construction service

Thai-style woodhouse construction: Contact teakwoodhouse@yahoo.com, phone 087-173-5529. They offer a complete Thai-Style House and services from concept to completion, with work from professional carpenters in Central and Northern of Thailand. See their gallery.

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