Chiang Saen / Thailand

At the banks of the Mekong River in Thailand‘s very north is Chiang Saen placed, one of the oldest cities of Thailand and, besides, defenitely one of the remarkable places in Thailand.

Only few tourists come here, because it’s at a dead end, not on the way to anywhere. The nearby Golden Triangle (as the geographical point, where the three countries Thailand, Laos and Burma/Myanmar touch each other, in distinction to the Golden Triangle area, which is much bigger) is a booming place itself, attracting gamblers in a new, Chinese run casino on one of the islands in the Mekong River, which belongs to Laos.

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