Hall of Opium at Golden Triangle

Hall of Opium at Golden Triangle  Golden TriangleThailand |  One of the many attractions of the Golden Triangle area, in the northern region of Thailand, is without a doubt the Hall of Opium, created in 1988 by Princess Mother on her desire to educate people on the background of opium in the Golden Triangle and elsewhere in the world. The Golden Triangle, infamous worldwide for its poppy fields, drug smugglers, and opium warlords. Throughout the three decades, the Golden Triangle supplied most of the world’s heroin. Even today, Myanmar and less so the Laos PDR produce significant amounts of opium. The Hall of Opium was created to help reduce demand through education. Continue reading Hall of Opium at Golden Triangle

Golden Triangle to Chiang Mai Full Day Tour

Golden Triangle to Chiang Mai Full Day Tour  |  Thailand  |  So this morning I started very early on what it would turn to be a brilliant day exploring the areas of Golden Triangle, Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai. All was seamlessly planned by the Four Season Tented Camp Golden Triangle, for my transfer to my next destination Chiang Mai. Instead of doing a regular four hours transfer, they hosted me for a full day of highlights, attractions along the rice fields and towns of the northern region of Thailand. Continue reading Golden Triangle to Chiang Mai Full Day Tour