Historically, elephants in Thailand are considered to be very important Since Thailand is a Buddhist country, elephants are portrayed as sacred animals from their special symbolism in the practice of Buddhism. In 1917, Thailand’s official flag was a white elephant in the middle of the scarlet background. White elephants in Thai society also represent wealth and power because of their past association with the Thai royals. In the Thai animal and planetary zodiac, the elephant is the fourth animal zodiac of the Thai people. click for more info
Cycling is a great way to discover ChiangMai and surrounding in a different way and to come close to nature and daily life. Organized tours are guided by a specially trained bicycle tour-guides. Important to know the exact height of every cyclist to ensure the perfect (off road) bicycle can be provided. Great for children as well.
Traditional Thai massage is believed to have come from India where it was practiced before the Buddha, two and a half millenia ago.
It was brought to Thailand by the first Buddhist monks. The ancient massage techniques slowly gained a reputation for being able to cure or alleviate various troubles of body and mind. Ever since traditional massage is an important part of Thai culture.
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