The distinctive mirrored tile mosaic on the front wall of the MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum, Chiang Mai, Thailand, was inspired by the centuries-old Lanna tradition of temple design in Northern Thailand. Opened in July 2016, the impressive, award-winning museum was developed privately “to brighten up the art scene in Thailand and the region as the first contemporary art museum of the country.” They have done a marvelous job.
David Hunter Bishop is a retired journalist from Hawaii who quickly tired of retirement life and hit the road as a solo traveler in August 2016. Since then he's traveled through 16 countries on four continents and is currently enjoying life in Chiang Mai, Thailand. For more about David's journey, see published interviews with Nomadic Matt and Expat Focus, and in A Confluence of Adventure Writers, with Sarawak (Kuching, Malaysia) Tribune writer James Ritchie.
David's Articles On Other Travel Blogs
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