watdoisuthep

Video: Wat Doi Suthep

Fast forward 5 months from the time of our last post. A lot has happened since then! We’ll be sharing more of the in between in future posts, but the quick breakdown is that Alleah and I flew to Southeast Asia in January to begin the international portion of our traveling adventure. We visited Cambodia and Vietnam, two distinctly beautiful countries. Then we flew to Chiang Mai, the largest city in Northern Thailand. We’ve been living here in Chiang Mai for the entire month of February. In 2 days we will fly to our next destination: China.

Several days ago we decided to head up the mountain to the golden gleaming temple called Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, the most famous of the Buddhist temples here. I took my camera along and filmed some of the visit. I hope you like it!

Music Attribution: “Up There” by Moon Veil (http://leecuyler.tumblr.com/)
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