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Travel Blogs from Mae Sai
This is the Mekong River and it connects Laos, Thailand, Burma and north to China.
But the Golden Triangle Are the three countries.
There is an island in the center of the three that is no mans land. No one owns it.
Our guide told us you can kill your wife or husband here and no problem. Unless you
leave. (Then free meals and room. In jail)
Then on to Mae Sai it is a border town to Burma. ...
... very little English, but we managed to convey enough to get him to show us to the room. The room was perfect - clean, spacious, hot shower, cable TV and a steal at just 300 baht! Having Rhonda meant we could go and explore the local area with ease. We found the main town's market and purchased some fruit (mangosteen and mango) for snacks and dessert later. Just next to the market was a stall selling clothes at bargain prices. We're forever getting bitten by pesky mosquitoes so ...
We're heading for the border at Taschilek today to cross over. We stopped to visit one of the hill villages today just outside Keng Tung. We started to walk and stopped at a little school - a little wooden building with about 25 kids of various ages but mostly younger. They were reciting their own alphabet but Jenny thought she would check their English knowledge with the chart on the wall. They ...
... and snake add to the whiskey.
After our shopping adventure we went for lunch. We at a restaurant on the Mae Kong River. The food was wonderful and my soda craving is being satisfied this year. It has been difficult over the years to find diet soda in Thailand. I cannot drink regular soft drinks as they are too sweet. This year everyone is carrying Coke Zero. I do not know why they did not carry Diet Coke in previous years but I am not complaining this year. In fact, my ...
... the tour so got the driver to drop us off at the border. It reminded us very much of our trip into Tijuana. I had a great foot massage while in Mae Sai, an hour for 100 baht (about $3.50). At night on the footpath they set up chairs in different areas. Unlike in other areas we've been to, it seems to be mainly locals getting the massages. The girl I had, had very strong hands & also used her elbow on the ...
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