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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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... in the departure form for Thailand, show our visa for Myanmar and got a stamp to enter. After we had crossed the border, at least, we thought so, we had to go into an immigration office. Here we had to fill out a form about the purpose of our visit to Myanmar. They wanted to know everything. Fortunately the guy at the desk was speaking English very well, woww, he blow us away, we ...
... showing the address and name of hotel, the drivers of our scooter taxis seemed to know where to go. After a ride of 10 minutes, we were dropped of at the wrong hotel. Nobody was speaking English, so how to explain? We ended up in a small shop, the owner could speak some English and he let us use his laptop. Thanks god for Google maps, which showed us that the hotel we had to be in, was on the other side of the city. We also saw that we were right in front of ...
... Burmese visas, and handed them back, ushering us across the bridge. We were out of Thailand and the next job was getting into Myanmar. We began to walk across the bridge, accompanied by hundreds of people hauling huge bags on their heads and shoulders, and even televisions! The traffic was all stopped, and looked like it had been for some time, pointing in the direction of Thailand. We crossed the small river, and looked south to see small boats making the journey to and fro, ...
... then re-enter Thailand to get another 15 days. As the third option sounded most interesting, allowing us to briefly visit Myanmar (Burma), we opted to leave and then re-enter Thailand.
My friend, Pharanee was most kind and after dropping off our bags at our hotel, she dropped us off at the border. So we walked through the Thai Exit station, walked over the bridge and then were escorted into a small office on the Myanmar Office. The officers greeted us, ...
... eyes of the information we'd been given, trying to absorb the enormity of it all.
I fought so hard my own urge to go in anyway, but to do what? I had no food, water, medical supplies, hygiene products, clothing, books. Would it be to merely see the reality full-face? And I knew that in doing so there was the possibility that I would not come back out - and maybe not because I had been hurt in any way (which apparently was a very real possibility), but ...
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