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Chiang Mai, Thailand Day 2 - Exploring and more Vegetarian Festival fun!

  Originally I had wanted to take a cooking class on our one "full" day in Chiang Mai, and we had signed up for one, but then they canceled it at the last minute. That made for a sad Jen, but we had fun exploring and eating all the foods again! Man the Vegetarian Festival is when you should go to Thailand if you are vegetarian/vegan. It was amazing how many places had food stuffs for us to eat.    We had gotten up and lazed around for a bit since we were catching a train later and had all day to explore. We left our bags at the hotel and set off. We headed up towards Warorot Market to check that out and ended up spending most of the morning wandering around the markets there.    This is the sign to look for for the vegetarian festival - usually it is on a little yellow triangle flag. The Chinese symbol and the Thai symbol that was made to try and look more Chinese. The vegetarian festival is a Chinese Buddhist festival so I guess that makes sense.    So mu