Travel Blogs from Mae Wang, Thailand

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Spicy Time, Mae Wang, Thailand travel blog

Spicy Time

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... rice moonshine. Compared with some of the other rice wines and liquors we've tried, it was quite nice! Loved getting out of the city and spending time with people again. Now for the torment of getting back to Bangkok, the biggest city in Thailand :S ...

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

... 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 the border to Burma. We walk ...

Mae Wang, Mae Wang, Thailand travel blog

Mae Wang

A travel blog entry by blacknblue

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... ... Am Nachmittag ging unser Flug von Krabi - und während wir auf unser Flugzeug warteten, fing es zum ca. 7. Mal seit wir in Thailand sind zu regnen an...insgesamt öfter als in den 3 Monaten davor! Um 17:30 kamen wir am Flughafen an, wo Fai ...

Into the wild, Ban Kad, Thailand travel blog

Into the wild

A travel blog entry by asialavista

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C'est parti pour trois jours de treck à travers la pampa nord de Thaïlande! Le premier jour nous marchons environs 5h à travers la jungle, accompagnés par Chai, notre super guide, encore plus fort de Mac Gaver! A mi chemin on retrouve ...

Excursion dans la

Excursion dans la "jungle"

A travel blog entry by bordeleau

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Hier, nous avons marché 3h30 dans la jungle pour se rendre dans un petit village appelé Karen. Pendant la route, nous avons pris quelques petites pauses (note des parents: une chance car on devait porter de lourds sacs à dos). Il y en a une que j'ai ...

Trekking is hard work!, Mae Wang, Thailand travel blog

Trekking is hard work!

A travel blog entry by curlysuze

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... breakfast that he was cooking for us; the rest of us got some drinks. We then continued the ride until we arrived at the Mae Wang area, where started our trek through the rain forest. Shortly after, we reached a waterfall & had lunch (vegetable fried rice ...

Hike to White Karen village, Mae Wang, Thailand travel blog

Hike to White Karen village

A travel blog entry by jillgiese

... off the trail for a nature break and as I was returning to the group I saw one of the things Nikki had come to northern Thailand to see -- orchids growing in the wild! I called her over and exhausted though she was, she managed a big smile for the camera ...

Day 6, Mae Wang, Thailand travel blog

Day 6

A travel blog entry by roxi2307

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Today is our second day with the elephants, we learnt how to get on on the front and then we had a trek up the mountain on the elephants and washed them in the river, we had our photos taken with them and then came back to the lodge in the woods ...

Day 5, Mae Wang, Thailand travel blog

Day 5

A travel blog entry by roxi2307

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First day of the elephants, we learnt the commands to train the elephants to walk, turn left & right, go backwards, how to sit down and how to give us s foot to get on them. It was so amazing and so scary, me n robyn both cried cos we thought we was ...

Day 7, Mae Wang, Thailand travel blog

Day 7

A travel blog entry by roxi2307

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Today we set off at 11 after breakfast and went trekking in the jungle, some bits were really hard, we went to a waterfall were we went swimming in, it was so nice. Later we arrived at the huts for the night and we were all staying in one big huts with ...

Day 8, Mae Wang, Thailand travel blog

Day 8

A travel blog entry by roxi2307

We woke up really early had breakfast and then set off trekking in the jungle again, we was all really knakered cos we had no sleep, we trekked for a couple of hours n then a truck picked us up, we then went bamboo rafting then got a bus to chang mai, ...

Into the heart of darkness, Mae Wang, Thailand travel blog

Into the heart of darkness

A travel blog entry by wendalex

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... world but if we'd stayed in the city we'd never have known.sadly, there are no monkeys or elephants in this part of Thailand - not any longer. they have all been driven away by the encroachment of humans. A sadly familiar tale.  We continued up the ...

Up and out to the elephant camp, Mae Wang, Thailand travel blog

Up and out to the elephant camp

A travel blog entry by sherrenka

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We went straight to the elephant camp first thing and rode through the jungle for about an hour, up and down hills. It was a bumpy, dodgy, lurchy ride - going up and down the hills was a bit scary as we tipped forward and backwards. At the steep hill, ...

White Karen Village, Mae Wang, Thailand travel blog

White Karen Village

A travel blog entry by jillgiese

We arrived in the White Karen village in the early evening and preparations were happening for the wedding. A 23-year-old man was marrying a 17 or 18-year old woman (we weren't clear on her exact age). Evidently the tradition among this village (not sure ...

Journey to the Jungle, Mae Wang, Thailand travel blog

Journey to the Jungle

A travel blog entry by jillgiese

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... erode tribal customs to some degree. However, because they have become so important to tourism (a huge industry in Thailand), the government has started reviewing and sometimes improving their policies toward these peoples. I definitely approached our ...

Our travel companions, Mae Wang, Thailand travel blog

Our travel companions

A travel blog entry by jillgiese

I'll take a moment and describe our travel partners on this trip. Ahmit, the Israeli guy I already mentioned. He is 20 and is traveling for a couple of months before heading back to Israel to be recruited into the army for 4-5 years. He speaks ...

Trekking with Jungle Joe, Mae Wang, Thailand travel blog

Trekking with Jungle Joe

A travel blog entry by jodintrev

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We were picked up from our hotel in a pickup truck with a canopy over the back and then traveled to a few other hotels to pick people up.  There were a total of eight of us going on the trek.  We were hoping for a good group and someone was ...

Spicy Villa Eco lodge, Mae Wang, Thailand travel blog

Spicy Villa Eco lodge

A travel blog entry by mnm2012

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Early the next morning, we were picked up and set off for our 3 day adventure in the Mae Wang countryside, an hour southwest of Chiang Mai. Spicy Villa Eco lodge was a find from www.airbnb.com which has proved to be a valuable website for our travels. I ...

Solitary wat in the mountains, Mae Wang, Thailand travel blog

Solitary wat in the mountains

A travel blog entry by jillgiese

Update from Nikki, her surgeon moved the big meeting to tomorrow so no real news to report on that front other than that she arrived safely in Bangkok. After we got back into the truck we continued up a windy paved road with lots of blind ...

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