The family travels to the north Thailand province and town of
was a part of the ancient Mon kingdom
of Hariphunchai [modern Lamphun].
Later, it was part of the Lanna kingdom,
centered in Chiang Mai.
Rival Thai kingdoms were centered at Ayutthaya
and Sukhothai. Their
traditional enemy was from Burma.
Purpose for the trip is to visit an elephant training school, one of two in the world.
The other school is in Sri Lanka.
Nice to know that you had fun. I think we better
head back now.
[The family travels to Chiang Mai in north Thailand. They
participate in the Thai new year "Water Festival" between 13 and 15 April. Prior
to the joyful activities, they visit city sites and
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