Mae Meoy

300 Prasatvithee Road, Mae Sot, Thailand | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Mae Sot

Escaping from the Madhouse

A travel blog entry by nataliegodliman


... old flustered German woman is there shouting at us in that horrible accent. From the website we were expecting a Burmese family. So to our great surprise, this woman set up the place. Not so cultural then?! It was a mad mad welcome. After a 10 hour bus journey we get there at night, exhausted. About 20 dogs all barking at us, cats fleeing in every direction, a German lady shouting at us, numerous kids joining in and we have to squeeze down ...

Mae Sot Macaroons: A fine desert to a great meal

A travel blog entry by sklitgord


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Waking up to the calls of gibbons at the Highland Gibbon Sanctuary is one of those life special experience, like a succulent desert after a delightful meal. We arrived the day before into Mae Sot after a 6 hour bus ride on the Green Bus from Chiang Mai. We passed through the lowlands and then through the hills that divide the western border of Thailand from the rest of the flat lands populated by rice paddies and small towns. The kids, ...

Market diversity

A travel blog entry by shiftinggears


... of a fashionista to begin with. Local food markets, on the other hand, can suck me in for hours on end. This is where real life is happening in every village, city and town. With absolutely nothing catering to tourists - in fact, many items are downright repellent to our western sensitivities - the food market is where I go to wander unharassed, absorbing local culture through all my senses. And yes, that does include my ...

...and life will never be quite the same.....

A travel blog entry by joanknab


... members of an agency out of the U.S. that brings fortified rice to the refugee camps - "one huge one right down the road called Mae La", they said, (approximately 40,000 to 80,000 inhabitants - no one knows for sure and it is changing daily) that we would soon be passing on our way south. And as we continued in our conversation, a desperate picture began to evolve depicting the tragedy of these peoples' lives.

Even though the government of Myanmar (Burma) has opened ...

Village Home Stay

A travel blog entry by yiasia


... than that.

The families turned out to be phenomenal. They are so welcoming and accepting, not to mention the cooks of a lifetime.

On my first morning I went to a temple with a couple others from the group. It was confusing but spiritual. The monks really struggled putting bracelets on us. I don't think they are ever coming off. We went through a ceremony and it was cool to see how people worship here.


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