buy modafinil online from uk The mystical northern province of Chiang Rai has seen dwellers reside here since the 7th century and it was also once the centre of the Lanna Thai Kingdom during the 13th century. Whilst not as famous as its sister province Chiang Mai to international travellers, Chiang Rai is home to a wide diversity of tourism resources in terms of natural attractions and antiquities. Beyond the natural attractions, Chiang Rai is also home to many hilltribes from China who have migrated over the past centuries to reside in the mountains and offers the tourists the opportunity to see these rare and eclectic mix of villagers up close and personal.
The region, which is rich in natural resources and textiles, have been in more recent years made infamous by being part of the Golden Triangle bordering Laos and Burma and was once the hub of opium production which had much influences on the cultural practices and lifestyles on its villagers. Post the opium wars, many of these lands have been converted under the Royal Project opium crop replacement program to alternative crops such as coffee, tea, fruits, vegetables and rice and today, some of the best produce from Thailand comes from this region.