Huaen Kham Resort
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
Travel Blogs from Mae Sai
... bit of paper for him directions to a really cool guesthouse/homestay, in the middle of nowhere but somehow kind of on route to Vang Vieng which was our next stop. There is no direct transport to this homestay, and no locals have ever heard of it, but we were more than happy to attempt to find a place via directions of what looked like a child's treasure map. So with our backpacks on, off we went to the next place.. To be continued in the next blog ...
Today is the day we have all been waiting for. When the students found out that we were going to Chiang Rai, they wanted to cross the border to Myanmar (previously known as Burma). I was not sure whether or not this would be possible b/c of the history between Myanmar and the USA. I emailed the authorities at MC requesting permission to cross the border. As long as the US Consulate in Thailand had no reservations, they would support ...
... to 18 hours a day. They sleep standing up for 4 to 6 hours. Their vision is not good, but their hearing and sense of smell are excellent.
Lastly, elephants do not like chili peppers or bees! So farmers in areas of wild elephants are being educated to plant chili peppers and raise bees around their crops to protect them. OK, enough with the facts. Got more but will leave it at that.
On the last night of our 10 days ...
There were two reasons for going to Mae Sai, firstly it is as far North as you can go in Thailand and sits on the border with Myanmar (formally Burma) which we wanted to visit albeit if only for a day. Secondly it would be our base for exploring what is called the Golden Triangle, an area where the countries Laos, Thailand and Myanmar all meet in beautiful countryside.
When we first arrived we couldn't actually find anywhere to stay for quite a while. Mae Sai ...
... we crossed the boarder. Police check points (we passed 4) pulled random vehicles over to check people out, which our guide was at pains to point out. On Sunday (18th) £3.8 million worth of crystal meth hidden in the roof of a pickup truck was discovered at one such check ...
Other places to stay in Mae Sai
299 Phaholyothin Road, Mae Sai | Hotelfrom $18