Travel Blogs from Mae Sariang, Thailand

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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 ...

Welcome to the Jungle, Mae Sariang, Thailand travel blog

Welcome to the Jungle

A travel blog entry by crystalwaitekus

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... ways with Tim and two days in the camp on my own, I decided to take a songthaew back to the tiny town of Mae Sariang.  From here I will spend the remaining time researching funding and grants.  In addition, I'm helping edit reports for the ...

Potty Problems, Mae Sariang and Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Potty Problems

A travel blog entry by phil_and_lisa

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8th July - Another windy bus journey, this time into sleepy Mae Sariang. Paid 150b (just over 2 quid) for a mattress on the floor but it did have mozzie screens etc and it was only a stop over. Had lunch and dinner at the local bus station as this ...

Back again into the wild !!, Mae Sariang, Thailand travel blog

Back again into the wild !!

A travel blog entry by elisa.landi

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After leaving Chang Mai i took a 5 hours bond bus to Mae Sariang. I choose this little town very close to Myanmar border as my trekking base. Unfortunately Chang Mai became too popular among trekkers with the years...so here i am Mae Sariang. My first ...

First Impressions, Mae Sariang, Thailand travel blog

First Impressions

A travel blog entry by disoriented

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Having decided not to do the trek, there really wasn't much else to do in Mae Sariang, so we were able to sleep in a bit. At brunch, we met an American couple who had been in town for a few days and picked their brains for places to go and ...

Mae Sariang, Mae Sariang, Thailand travel blog

Mae Sariang

A travel blog entry by helenandiain

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We went straight from Chaing Mai to the Mae Hong Son province of Northern Thailand stopping first in the village of Mae Sariang.  This is a lovely peaceful riverside town with very little to do and with fewer tourists than a lot of other places in ...

Mae Sariang, Mae Sariang, Thailand travel blog

Mae Sariang

A travel blog entry by heinvm

Mae ...

Where are we?, Mae Sariang, Thailand travel blog

Where are we?

A travel blog entry by dirtylee

... at the bus stop to pick up new arrivals, which is fine because I feel wretched and his hotel is probably the best in Mae Sariang. I crash after my 6 hours of misery until dinner. The owner's friend (of course!) has a nice little restaurant on the ...

Salween, Mae Sariang, Thailand travel blog

Salween

A travel blog entry by dirtylee

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... on what may well be one of the few boat trips on the Salween before this major project begins. It is based just outside of Mae Sariang and driven by Burmese (who sometimes stay in Chiang Mai). The driver comes over to talk to me because he thinks I'm ...

Moto a - Mae Sariang - Motor bike run, Mae Sariang, Thailand travel blog

Moto a - Mae Sariang - Motor bike run

A travel blog entry by france_rejean

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Moto a - Mae Sariang - Motor bike run Salut tout le monde, Nous allons bien. Nous avons fait un grand tour en moto aujourd'hui, environs 7 heures. Une centaine de km dans des routes qui pour nous serait des pistes cyclabes. En plus nous sommes ...

Hill Trekking, Southwest of Chiang Mai, Thailand travel blog

Hill Trekking

A travel blog entry by loronaaa

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We were torn about going on a hill trek in Northern Thailand. Several of us had heard horror stories of tourism companies in Chiang Mai taking a steady stream of overseas tourists on "authenic" treks through hill tribe villages without any real permission ...

The first few days, Mae La Oon Camp, Thailand travel blog

The first few days

A travel blog entry by nicola

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Lascio il nord. In treno verso Bangkok, Mae Sariang, Thailand travel blog

Lascio il nord. In treno verso Bangkok

A travel blog entry by marcorusti

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... che ho visto avrei voluto fermarmi di piu', cio' vorrebbe dire stare in giro, forse 10-15 anni e non posso farlo, pazienza. Mae Sariang e' stata la mia ultima tappa nel nord della Thailandia, poi via in autobus verso Chiang Mai e poi da li in treno ...

The nights, Mae La Oon Camp, Thailand travel blog

The nights

A travel blog entry by nicola

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Mae Sariang: « The Real Thailand », Mae Sariang, Thailand travel blog

Mae Sariang: « The Real Thailand »

A travel blog entry by alice-and-will

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... Yom Mon (près de Pamolo) où un escalier mène en haut de la montagne à un point de vue magnifique dominant Mae Sariang et ses alentours. Coïncidence, le soir, au Sawadee Restaurant (que nous conseillons d’ailleurs vivement), nous croisons Piak ...

Six glorious hours in a Sawngthaew, Mae Sariang, Thailand travel blog

Six glorious hours in a Sawngthaew

A travel blog entry by tonypop

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... 6 glorious hours but it was all worth it! I would have kicked myself if I would have taken another route to the north. In Mae Sariang a 2 hours wait for my bus to Mae Hong Song made it perfect for a good streching session and the first meal of the day. ...

Grensesnok!, Mesai, Myanmar travel blog

Grensesnok!

A travel blog entry by cgyllensten

Da fikk vi kommet oss en liten kjapp tur til Burma for aa stemple passene vaare paa nytt, saa naa har vi en ny mnd her i Thailand :) Fin tur, sinnsyke markeder paa Burmasiden. Fikk kjopt CSI for en billig penge :)  Ellers alt ...

Dirty Lee, Mae Sariang, Thailand travel blog

Dirty Lee

A travel blog entry by dirtylee

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... a horrible scar. You can tell how hard a person has to work by the state of their toe nails. We arrive 6 hours later in Mae Sariang and get a hotel room. The dust is a grimy mass that clings to us like children on their parent's legs. We eat Pringles ...

Mae Hong Son -> Mae Sariang, Mae Sariang, Thailand travel blog

Mae Hong Son -> Mae Sariang

A travel blog entry by france_rejean

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... nous sommes exotique? Nous etions les deux seules "blancs" dans le bus. Hummmm Nous avons pris le premier "guest house" reperer a Mae Sariang. Imaginez, 4 murs en bois avec toilette et douche a l'exterieur de la chambre. Et sans oubliez, plein de gros ...

untitled, Mae Sariang, Thailand travel blog

untitled

A travel blog entry by misterfrancis

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Ouch!, Mae Sariang, Thailand travel blog

Ouch!

A travel blog entry by dirtylee

... lay our heads on the table. The thought of anything but sleep is sickening. My brain blobs out my senses. The bus to Mae Sariang pulls in...a sangthaew (read: a rough and bumpy ride with unpadded seats and open to the dusty road, jostled by dozens of ...

....Into the magic........., Mae Sariang, Thailand travel blog

....Into the magic.........

A travel blog entry by joanknab

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Said our goodbyes to "the Fern" crew and headed south toward Mae Sariang. As I was driving my little scooter through this amazing scenery once again, I kept thinking about all those trips back and forth across Nebraska for so many years, .....and now ...

Some of the younger kids, Mae La Oon Camp, Thailand travel blog

Some of the younger kids

A travel blog entry by nicola

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Marche a Mae Sariang - Walk, Mae Sariang, Thailand travel blog

Marche a Mae Sariang - Walk

A travel blog entry by france_rejean

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Marche a Mae Sariang - Walk Salut tout le monde, Nous allons bien. Je suis un peu tanne de vous reecrire le meme message. C'est la troisieme fois, l'internet coupe tout le temps. Bon . . . je recommence. Voici la journee. Nous avons fait ...

The kitchen, Mae La Oon Camp, Thailand travel blog

The kitchen

A travel blog entry by nicola

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Out of the office into the jungle, Mae Sariang, Thailand travel blog

Out of the office into the jungle

A travel blog entry by petra_karlaut

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... . Das allerletzte Stueck nehmen uns nette Mopedfahrer mit (drei erwachsene Personen auf einem Fahrzeug wohlgemerkt :-) Wieder zuruek in Mae Sariang belohnen wir uns mit einem herrlichen Abendessen und sind bereit fuer die Weiterfahrt nach Mae Hong Son ...

On Mae Hong Song, Mae Hong Song, Thailand travel blog

On Mae Hong Song

A travel blog entry by emogo

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... happen on foot. Here is some background information for those of you that don't know about the "Long neck" Karen living in Thailand. I'm pretty sure I have mentioned them in a previous blog, and my mother told me recently there was an article about them ...

Take a Ride on the Raw Butt Train, Mae Tho Wang, Thailand travel blog

Take a Ride on the Raw Butt Train

A travel blog entry by dirtylee

... inexperienced rider jumping on a horse for 4 hours, except it hurts in different places. We ride and ride on the road to Mae Sariang, past Mae Hla, the largest Karen refugee camp in Thailand. We turn off the road and arrive at a village that is also on ...

Classes: standards 5, 6 and 7, Mae La Oon Camp, Thailand travel blog

Classes: standards 5, 6 and 7

A travel blog entry by nicola

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