Pictures: Shopping for Umbrellas

One day was devoted to shopping, and one of the things Chiang Mai is known for is handmade, painted umbrellas. Several factories we visited showed us all the steps of making umbrellas, from start to finish. Many were quite ornate and beautiful.

100113 Umbrellas Shopping

100113 Umbrellas Shopping

Pictures: Queen's Botanical Gardens (pt 3)

Ok, here's the rest of the pictures from the Gardens: a colorful caterpillar, an outrageous orchid, and a wavering waterfall.

100111 Caterpillar

100111 Orchids

100111 Waterfall