Huaen Kham Resort
Travel Blogs from Mae Sai
... English signs, but just keep asking! There is a very high monkey presence with babies playing around your feet. The temple is nestled amongst limestone outcrops and one temple is a short uphill climb up xxx steps to see the usual temple fare of a Buddha, and offerings inside. FISH CAVE - not even sure if this was it! We saw a cave temple that you had to cross a rickety bamboo bridge to get to. We didn't see any fish, but there could have been fish in the waters ...
... Burma and Laos where the 3 countries meet and seen that there was a good museum called the hall of opium. The museum was really random, more about the tea trade in Britain and cheesy manakins wrecked on opium. The last bus left at 5.30 which left us plenty of time. We had been waiting for almost 2 hours and nothing turned up. We were now stuck in this town an hours drive from where we where staying, we pulled over every mini van and coach we ...
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Before we went back to Thailand we shopped the market along the border. Supposedly Myanmar has the closes looking name brand "fakes" than any other place. You could buy anything from here: handbags, sunglasses, clothing, leather products, etc. It was unbelievable. We had approx. 1 1/2 hrs of shopping before crossing back over to Thailand.
After Myanmar we traveled back to Chiang Rai, which was about 1 hr. We ...
... participating in scientific research, the staff, including scientist, Josh Plotnik, took us all out to a lovely Thai restaurant where the food was delicious. We each received a "Certificate of Excellence" award. Barry's was for "Greatest Initiative" as he was full of good ideas, Bev's was for "Cooperation and Willingness" as she really was happy to do whatever was asked of her, and Patty's was for "Most Enthusiastic". Well, yeah!!!
... guard dog is a Shih Tzu named Crayon. And we have 3, sometimes 4 cats who live around the hotel and visit with us at our open-air dining room where we eat rice or noodles at EVERY meal 3 times a day. It is a Thai thing. It is a third world village for sure, but the longer we are here the more we like it.
Every day since arriving in Sop Ruak in the Golden Triangle, we have been involved in research with the elephants. From time to time we have ...
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299 Phaholyothin Road, Mae Sai | Hotelfrom $18