Mae Hong Son Resort
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Did a bicycle tour on very basic bikes -cost us 50B. Rode out of town and climbed some more steps, felt like another 300 I'm sure!! Hehe Then off to the markets where there were some weird things - like deep fried crickets!! And giant racing beetles. Bought a yummy sausage on a stick and Leang bought some different fruits for us to try
... be more of a natural environment and felt strange paying to see a tribe of people, I was naive again. It was very commercial lots of shops set up with them working and selling their crafts. I bought a lovely white & blue woven scarf and they also had big weaving machines for larger items. We didn't stay long so I bought some postcards of the tribe looking natural and not working in a shop.
When we left we wanted to go up to the very top ...
... jaws drop as we spot the waterfall. A wide mass of small cascades create a spectacular sight. Now this is what you call a waterfall. It's beautiful to see and we have the whole place to ourselves. Not another tourist in sight. We're happy to have made the detour to the waterfall and decide to carry on through the National park and seek out the highest point in Thailand. On the way we stop by another jaw dropping waterfall. I've never been too excited by ...
... have been on the brakes constantly, even walking in places. Worse yet, traffic was insane, with vehicles all over the road as they dodged broken pavement and each other. This was no place for a bicycle!
Thankfully, the day ended in lovely Mae Sariang, with a great patio room overlooking the beautiful Salween River, running down from the snowfields of Tibet. I guess it's true: we cannot get there from here without a serious uphill ...
... neck" tribe villages.
We rented a motor bike for the day and, with a map in hand, we headed to a village about 15 km away. We zig-zagged up into the mountains, (what else is new), through a large forested area. The air was cooler and fresher, and to add to that, we came across a couple of elephants standing in the shade waiting for the mahout to come. Also, as we were scooting along, an elephant came out of the woods dragging a log held in its ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMae Hong Son Resort
Small family run residence with about 6 basic rooms. I has an ensuite!!!!
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