Travel Blogs from Mae Sot
Back to my old home of Mae Sot on the Burma border--a quaint, interesting town of more Burmese than Thai.
Wandering Woman and I got here 9 days ago and began house hunting. We found a delightful place, 2 BR, A/C, furnished for 6500 baht ($190) a month. We took possession today (Feb. 10) and moved out of First Hotel.
First Hotel was a gem. Huge double fan room with western toilet for 275 baht (about $8) in the center of town, easy walking …
Went back to my old home of Mae Sot for a little change of pace this past weekend. Stayed at the First Hotel and had one of my ATM cards and camera nicked. Saw a few old friends, but Mae Sot is a transitory town of very young people. (I much prefer Chiang Mai, where aging Wanderers have a peer group.)
Trying to leave town was a Thai …
... chaude. Sur le trajet vers Mae Sot, nous sommes surprises du nombre de contrôle police, proximité de la frontière birmane oblige. Mae Sot a l’air d’être une petite ville fort calme. Petite perle : Toute une rue à l’entrée de la ville est bâtie à la mode far-west avec saloons et tutti. Nous prenons ensuite une Songthaws (sorte de camionnette, utilisée comme moyen de transport local, avec deux rangées de bancs à l’arrière pour les passagers) vers ...
... organizations here to see if there is anything at all that we can do. I will keep you posted.
I'm sorry that this blog took a more serious turn, but I did feel that it was important to share this with you as well. I know you have been enjoying the "lightness" of our experiences so far, and all of our little stumbles along the way that bring some humor to it all through our learning processes here. I've decided that this is okay too - to still be light and ...
TravelPod Member ReviewsFirst Hotel Mae Sot
270 baht gets a large fan room with free bottled water (6 bottles). Excellent location. Recommended
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TripAdvisor Reviews First Hotel Mae Sot
Other places to stay in Mae Sot
373 Moo 2 T.Pratardpar Dang, Mae Sot | Hotelfrom $29