Sleeping Mountain Woman

IMG_7697Doi Nang Non (Sleeping mountain woman) lies northwest of Chiang Rai

This mountain silhouette takes the shape of a reclining pregnant woman with long hair from certain vantage points. As a mythological princess, she was abandoned and left pregnant by her lover. After realization and acceptance of his a abandonment, she lie down on her back to die of a broken heart. This landmark holds strong significance for some Thai women.