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A Tourist in Chiang Rai

I try my best to avoid the tour packages offered by travel agencies for reasons obvious to the seasoned traveler. They’re overpriced, the food offered is usually no better than a school cafeteria’s, and more importantly, they lack the freedom and flexibility I cherish from¬†independent¬†travel. Because of my unfortunate episode in Mandalay, I was not […]