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(We briefly revert to the historical roots of FunkyPix2,
originally a photo-journal for our families).
A typical section of the moat, and a 'Before/After' shot.
The diagonal road intersecting Changklan Road is no longer there, but many landmarks and ancient markets still are. The road where we live (Huay Geaw Road) is not marked, but there is clearly a lake in the area. Interestingly, 'Huay Geaw' translates as 'Glassy Creek'. If we had lived here 150 years ago, we may have had a waterfront (swampfront?) condo. The name of the nearby shopping mall, Kad Suan Geaw, means 'Glass Garden Market'.
Here are 2 recent shots of the condo getting a facial and repaint: these guys get 200 baht ($7.50 AU) a day.
Some days are quite smoky, mainly due to burning of rice paddies
and the fact that Chiangmai sits in a valley.
...and the gold of Doi Suthep: