Travel Blogs from Mae Hong Son, Thailand

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Doi Suthep- Part V: Dreaming, Mae Hong Son, Thailand travel blog

Doi Suthep- Part V: Dreaming

A travel blog entry by oriolesman

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Dreaming, they say, is the mind's playground.  At Doi Suthep, where I don't even allow my mind the luxury of getting up and stretching its legs during the day, dreaming becomes more like Disneyworld, a rollicking and ...

Election day, Pai, Mae Hong Son Province, Thailand travel blog

Election day

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... their vote. I doubt that there will be any demonstrating in Pai whatever the result may be; people are just too laid back here. Next stop, either Sopong or Mae Hong Son. The latter is holding a festival in a couple of days so it might be worth a ...

Doi Suthep- Part VI: Practicimitation, Mae Hong Son, Thailand travel blog

Doi Suthep- Part VI: Practicimitation

A travel blog entry by oriolesman

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... --------------------------------------------------------- Bangkok Times January 8, 2008 Man Reaches Enlightenment in Under A Week! Doi Suthep, Thailand:  In a startling development that has rocked the religious community, Buddhist monks at ...

Mae Hong Son, Mae Hong Son, Thailand travel blog

Mae Hong Son

A travel blog entry by oriolesman

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Greetings from Mae Hong Son, where I've been relaxing for the past few days.  It's a neat little town of about 8,000 residents in Northern Thailand, only a thirty-minute flight from Chiang Mai and just south of Myanmar's ...

Elephant Nature Park, Elephant Nature Park, Thailand travel blog

Elephant Nature Park

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... enough drinks when we're home we might demonstrate the genious of it to you! Day 3 Day 3 and the rain started! Rain, in Thailand….it’s not the rainy season! But rain it did.  Constantly.  Our job for the morning was cutting corn so ...

Long Necked Karen of Baan Nai Soi, Mae Hong Son, Thailand travel blog

Long Necked Karen of Baan Nai Soi

A travel blog entry by paul

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... their village and farms and continue their lives. Other groups have followed and now there are about 5 Padong villages in Thailand. They weren't ignored as they are a fascinating group who is otherwise very difficult to visit. The tourist industry ...

Poy sanglong festival, Maehongson, Mae Hong Son Province, Thailand travel blog

Poy sanglong festival

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Just a few hours from Pai but on a terrible road. The city is covered with the mist all year long. Maehongson gains its nickname of "the City of Three Mists" from the fact that it has dewy mist in the winter, forest fire mist in the summer and rainy ...

From Long Neck villages to the Burmese border, Mae Hong Son Province, Thailand travel blog

From Long Neck villages to the Burmese border

A travel blog entry by jawad

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A foot in ...

Meditation in the mountains, Wat Tham Wua, Mae Hong Son Province, Thailand travel blog

Meditation in the mountains

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Food Alms round Software analogy Caves ...

Sat 27 Jan 2550, Bangkok to Mae Hong Son, Thailand travel blog

Sat 27 Jan 2550

A travel blog entry by paul

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... to wait for a while as actually yesterday was when I should have flown to Chiang Mai and now I should be on a flight to Mae Hong Son. I feel quite stupid having stuffed up the dates,misread the ticket, and even worse as that is the 2nd time I have done ...

Back in Pai, Pai, Mae Hong Son Province, Thailand travel blog

Back in Pai

A travel blog entry by jawad

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A bigger mention in the lonely planet and recommendations by word of mouth have all had their effect on this travellers' oasis of the north. The profusion of new places to hang out has spread out the tourists among the small town, creating a much less ...

In Thailand: TESOL course and Alex visits, Bangkok, Kanchanaburi, Chiang Mai and Mae Hong Son, Thailand travel blog

In Thailand: TESOL course and Alex visits

A travel blog entry by paul

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... . They lasted about 15 minutes, before getting onto the floor which they obviously thought was more comfortable. We arrived in Mae Hong Son, found Mong and explored. WOW!!! Mae Hong Son is a beautiful small, clean, friendly town with cool mountain ...

Sunday 28 Jan 2550, Mae Hong Son - preparation, Thailand travel blog

Sunday 28 Jan 2550

A travel blog entry by paul

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... waiting for a dinner of Penang curry to come out as I overlook a lake, Shan style Buddhist temples and mountains. I am in Mae Hong Son which almost seems to be another planet. Reading the papers the news of the world seems largely about a stupid war in ...

29 Jan 2550 - Jim arrival in Mae Hong Son, Mae Hong Son, Thailand travel blog

29 Jan 2550 - Jim arrival in Mae Hong Son

A travel blog entry by paul

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... out and saw the Long Necked Karen people and I gave them some photos I had developed of them. That night we ate in Mae Hong Son, explored the markets, brought some food for Buddhist monks tomorrow morning and had a beer or two. Jim is having a great ...

River Rafting, Mae Hong Son, Thailand travel blog

River Rafting

A travel blog entry by hils

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After an excellent 2 days rafting down the Pai River I'm now in Mae Hong Son which is a little town near the Burma border. The rafting was great fun. The first day we drove for about an hour before reaching the river, which was a lovely brown colour (a ...

Mae Hong Song, Pai , Tha Thon and Mae Salong, Mae Hong Song, Thailand travel blog

Mae Hong Song, Pai , Tha Thon and Mae Salong

A travel blog entry by mhaebich

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... (used our sleeping mats) views of the lake, great little sitting areas and very "friendly" staff. Took things pretty easy in Mae Hong Song, a great weekend market was one of our first excursions; just on the edge of town. Very bustling and no tourists ...

Mae Hang Son, Mae Hang Son, Thailand travel blog

Mae Hang Son

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... due to a landslide....nice!!! Quite glad we've just purchased ear plugs as well...hear no evil, see no evil! Mae Hong Son is a very pretty little town with a Wat overlooking the town offering great views and icecream!!! The Wats here are more Burmese ...

Caught the exciting 20 min flight from ..., Mae Hong Son, Thailand travel blog

Caught the exciting 20 min flight from ...

A travel blog entry by faces

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... of themselves posing next to them. During the 3 days i visited the villages i managed to get through 7 rolls of film! After the 3 days in Mae Hong Son i caught the return flight back to Chiang Mai where i made final plans to travel overland to ...

Ein schoener Ort zum relaxen, Mae Hong Son, Thailand travel blog

Ein schoener Ort zum relaxen

A travel blog entry by janinger

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... Allein die Fahrt dorthin war schon ein Vergnügen. Die Strasse schlängelte sich durch Berge und Täler mit wunderschönen Aussichten. Mae Hong Song selber ist ein kleines Dorf mit einem See in der Mitte. Hier haben sich auch die Guesthouses angesammelt. ...

...Oops, gettin' a little behind here!, Mae Hong Son, Thailand travel blog

...Oops, gettin' a little behind here!

A travel blog entry by joanknab

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... ;We are actually back home in Chiang Mai now, but I'll back up a bit to fill you in on the rest of our trip.  Let's see, Mae Hong Son and two more days of adventures. Headed out to find a long boat to take us down a river to a Karen village only ...

Zoomer versus Zuma, Khun Yuam, Thailand travel blog

Zoomer versus Zuma

A travel blog entry by krocodiletears

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... forested mountains is almost "Out of Africa". At any time we expected to see an impala arriving for a drink and getting snapped up by a crocodile. Was that really a tiger there behind the bush or is the Hong Thong whiskey making us sentimental for ...

Hidden Shangri-La and Cave-Central, Pang Mapha, Thailand travel blog

Hidden Shangri-La and Cave-Central

A travel blog entry by kenyanmaasai

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... ! Explored one of the caves, which had coffins 9ft long, about 1.5ft wide and carbon-dated 2200yrs old - before the Thais entered Thailand. Hmmm. And just like the pigeons in London, a swift made way for my fro- landed on my back and probably chilled ...

Höhlen im Dschungel, Sop Pong, Thailand travel blog

Höhlen im Dschungel

A travel blog entry by flexhannahtrip

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... malerische Berglandschaft die uns umgab ließen es uns so vorkommen als ob wir zum ersten Mal Fuß im „echten Thailand" gefasst hatten. Unser eigentliches Ziel jedoch lag außerhalb des benachbarten Ortes Tam Lod. Hier versteckte sich im Wald die ...

Boozing to Mountains!, Soppong, Thailand travel blog

Boozing to Mountains!

A travel blog entry by louisegandolfi

Hello, So last time I wrote was Tuesday the 6th and I was going to go to Soppong the next day…. So it actually took me till Friday to get out of Chiang Mai! I think I was exhausted after non-stop travelling and seeing stuff. Ive kinda developed a ...

Mae Hong Son, Mae Hong Son, Thailand travel blog

Mae Hong Son

A travel blog entry by jamiecaroline

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Hey there, just a quick one today and sorry about no photos but this comp won't let me!!!!! Today Caroline and I rented a moped for the day and went exploring. Nice and cheap and cost 330b for both of us including fuel... Thats about 4 pounds. It ...

Rafting, Mae Hong Son, Thailand travel blog

Rafting

A travel blog entry by diene

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Heute hatte wir uns ne Raftingtour gebucht. Abfahrt schon um 08:00 Uhr und in 1,5 Stunden geht es dann mit dem Pick up zum Startpunkt. Nach der vom Verantstalter versprochenen "Sicherheitseinweisung", die hauptsaechlich aus der Frage bestand ob wir auch ...

Twists and Turns- A road trip, Mae Hong Son, Thailand travel blog

Twists and Turns- A road trip

A travel blog entry by meganfisher

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... were a group of men on motorcycles. I asked if they knew where we were, and apparently we were only 2.0 hours from Mae Hong Son, which was a big town. With Robert driving, this was more like 1 hour! The scenery was amazing. We drove mainly through ...

Pai to Mae Hong Son....biker's heaven!, Mae Hong Son, Thailand travel blog

Pai to Mae Hong Son....biker's heaven!

A travel blog entry by joanknab

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... make our way back to our bikes. Just one more incredible experience to chalk up for the memories. When we finally made it into Mae Hong Son, naturally we got lost again trying to find our resort, "The Fern Resort". And of course it was almost dark, so I ...

The beautiful north-west, Mae Hong Son, Thailand travel blog

The beautiful north-west

A travel blog entry by davidandamy1

... ended up on the same bus as our old friend Andrew (which is a pretty big coincidence as there are buses every hour). Mae Hong Son is a stunning example of how beautiful the Burmer border region of Thailand is and that's a definitely worth a ...

Spew, poo and some more travelling!, Mae Hong Son, Thailand travel blog

Spew, poo and some more travelling!

A travel blog entry by gnomes

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... get on the next day's bus back to Chiang Mai and travel to Sukothai direct from there. So after a whole 14 hours in Mae Hong Son, which I had slept through most of, I jumped on yet another bus. Luckily the scenery was beautiful and I have no regrets ...

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