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Breezing through the old town

Touring Chiang Mai on two wheels gets an upgrade as Segways become the latest hit

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Gliding around on a bicycle has always been the traditional way to explore Chiang Mai, but a new tour operator is offering another two-wheel option for sightseeing in the old town that's innovative and pollution-free. 

ON A ROLL: Tourists experience the true culture of Lanna on Segway in front of the landmark Ta Pae Gate.

Segway Gibbon now gives tourists a chance to see the city by Segway _ the world's first electrical self-balancing personal transporter. While exploring Chiang Mai by foot might be the most thorough way to see all of its nooks and crannies, it's time-consuming and often tiring. And with Thailand's tropical climate, it's not always the most pleasant experience.

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