Huaen Kham Resort
Travel Blogs from Mae Sai
... with mountains and farmland surrounding it. It had a little beach bar and cabanas with hammocks to chill out for the day. As we were the only two guests that day we had our run of the entire facility and thoroughly enjoyed a few hours of lazing and an incredible vegetarian burger! All too soon, it was time to return to town but it was a lovely respite from city sightseeing. Great value too! For more information check out.... ...
Upon arriving to Chiang Rai, we investigated tour options to go into the Golden Triangle (actual town called Sop Ruak) in Northern Thailand. We were so close it would be a shame not to visit this place of historical significance. For around THB1000 you could do a day trip that would take you to see the White Temple, Black House, Fish & Monkey Cave, Golden Triangle and a "Long neck" village. Most tour operators offer the same thing but do take note if their ...
... see that the people didn't have a lot but everyone seemed to be happy, waving and smiling as we drove past. When we arrived at various villages the driver would slow down and throw sweets out of the window for the kids, they all ran after the bus screaming with excitement, looking so happy. It's something that I had never seen in person before and was truly a special moment to see this; and not sat in a room watching it on ...
... around Tachilek for up to 14 days. No one stays that long. Most come for an hour or two to either go shopping (no tax) or get a visa extension. You don't tell the border guy "visa extension" as your reason. You say "shopping". I was actually prompted by the agent when I gave him the deer-in-headlights stare to his question.
Apparently some also come for sex because as soon as I exited customs, I was accosted by a guy ...
... through meditation. It was a very nice painting although again I do not agree with it. I do not believe that we can reach God through our own merits, but only through God's grace in Jesus. Praise God for His love for us!
Outside the temple again there was a building with intricately decorated bathrooms. It is supposed to be the "most beautiful toilet." You can decide for yourself after looking at the attached pictures.
Then after lunch we ...
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299 Phaholyothin Road, Mae Sai | Hotelfrom $18