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The Golden Triangle

The Golden Triangle is where the countries of Laos, Myanmar, and Thailand meet. There is also a giant golden Buddha seated on a treasure ship.

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Karen Long Neck Village

The Karen Padaung are a tribal group in Thailand, also known as “Karen Long Neck” for wearing stacks of brass rings on their neck.

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The White Temple

Wat Rong Khun, also known as the White Temple, is a privately owned unconventional Buddhist temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand.

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Temple Spice Crabs

Temple Spice Crabs is a popular, in my mind famous, seafood restaurant at the intersection of Temple Street and Nanking Street.

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Shanghai, China

We did more eating than sightseeing in Shanghai, but that shouldn’t surprise any of you.

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Eating in Shanghai

Where to eat in Shanghai: Peking Duck, Dim Sum, Shanghainese comfort food and chocolate cake.

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Elephant Mountain

The day we hiked Elephant Mountain (Nangang District Hiking Trail) for a bird’s eye view of Taipei.

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Tian Tan Buddha

The Po Lin Monastery in Hong Kong is where you’ll find the 112 feet tall Tian Tan Buddha, aka Big Buddha.