Travel Blogs from Mae Sai
... has a spot moves over, so all can keep
going. Roy kept watching the driving and one of the passengers told him. "Just don't pay
attention to the driver". Guess what it works! At the end of the day we are back home safe and sound. Guess we will mark this up to clean living and lots of prayers.
as aggressive as the drivers are here we have never seen any accidents. It's amazing !
so we are just driving ...
... the opium trade, as a result the local hill tribes stopped growing poppies and began to grow other crops (like tea). The royal villa was originally built as a summer residence for the Princess Mother and now houses a museum, displaying her work to improve the life quality of local tribal people. The Mae Fah Luang gardens are a botanical park located on the slopes below the royal villa. Flowers and plants from all over the world grow among rock formations. Along the roadside ...
... check it out but expected it to be to expensive. But we were real lucky, a nice room with breakfast for 900. We got organized and went for a swim. Than B&M decided to go the the market at Mai Sai but we stayed in the hotel, chilled at the pool and went for dinner at the restaurant and than to ...
... beautiful colours on simple hand looms and sit behind their stalls with their young daughters on a platform, winding the wool and weaving.
We drove the four hours back to Chiang Mai through windy mountain roads, spectacular scenery and overtook lots of vehicles. We got back to our guest house around 8.30pm - a very long day of travelling when you consider we would have been driving for about 9.5 hours out of the 13.5 hours we were away!
... tomorrow for the bike week event. As usual when friends meet, we sat for dinner, coffee and small talks. After dinner we took a walk to the Northern most point of Thailand before heading back to the hotel. Our hotel is just next the the Mae Sai- Tachilek Border (Thai-Myanmar border).
Other places to stay in Mae Sai
299 Phaholyothin Road, Mae Sai | Hotelfrom $18