Saturday, July 16, 2016

Thai Cemetery in Chiang Mai


A bleach white cemetery on a magnificently Sunday afternoon.  

I found this place at the foot Wat Suan Dok near Chiang Mai University. 

While other cemeteries in Thailand are ornately decorated and colorful, white represents purity in Thai culture, so this cemetery was designed to be all white. The only thing of color, besides the blue sky and and green tress in the background, was a collection of sodas on a table nearby- no doubt left as an offering.












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