Siam Hotel

185 Prasatvithee Road, Mae Sot, 63110, Thailand | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Mae Sot

Escaping from the Madhouse

A travel blog entry by nataliegodliman on Mar 22, 2014

3 photos

... a week before the 6 others of us arrived at once. She was so glad to have company, telling us she had nearly gone mad living here, and told us stories of volunteers packing up and running away in the middle of the night to escape, haha, so we're not the only ones who think this madhouse isn't a worthwhile place to devote our time to.And so we hatched a plan of escape. I was fine with upping and leaving whatever they would have thought of ...

Mae Sot Macaroons: A fine desert to a great meal

A travel blog entry by sklitgord on Jul 05, 2013

2 comments, 35 photos

... treated me very well since I was last here. I now am married and have two beautiful kids. I have a great career and a mortgage. I am so happy that I have an opportunity to share this very special place with my family, so that they too can revel in the beauty of this sanctuary.

Baby Julie

We were fortunate enough to have arrived when the sanctuary had a very small member of the gibbon family, Julie, a 3 month old gibbon. She was born to two ...

Market diversity

A travel blog entry by shiftinggears on Feb 17, 2013

1 comment, 21 photos

... hilltribes, Burmese, Indian, Bangladeshi and Chinese. There were monks in saffron and wine coloured robes; men wearing sarongs of brown woven cloth; bearded and capped muslim men and veiled women; faces covered in white powdered spirals and streaks; red-stained betel nut chewing teeth; and so forth. This market was a veritabe world fair, and we had a great time engaging with so many different people, yet all friendly and kind.
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...and life will never be quite the same.....

A travel blog entry by joanknab on Oct 28, 2012

2 comments, 21 photos

... about the many organizations that are trying to help, but the problem is just so huge, that it is only the surface that is scratched.

http://edition.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/asiap cf/05/27/thai.karen/#cnnSTCOther2

They talked of dire living conditions with nowhere near enough food, water, health or dental care, proper sanitation, or education for their children. Aside from the "happy" faces of the children on this site above, apparently there are many children ...

Into the world of Burmese refugees

A travel blog entry by elunsu on Mar 19, 2012

24 photos

... they realised that education was the main driver for breaking the poverty cycle, and focused on building and supporting schools directly. How did they do this:
Country specialist speaks to municipal office and asks them which schools and areas needs the most help. Dropout rate, political instability, standards of teaching etc
They then visit the schools and villages and filter the information into a manageable selection for in depth due diligence.
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