Travel Blogs from Mae Sot
... politely motioned for us to take them on up the mountain with us....not sure whether to feel reassured that we weren't the only crazies to be attempting to get to the waterfall or to worry that there we're another two lives in our hands..... We made it to the waterfall as night was closing in and slept that night in the back of Veronica. As you will have guessed it was not our best nights sleep but the frogs, monkeys and insects kept us entertained ...
We had hoped to spend some time cycling through Myanmar, but were not permitted to cross the border with our bicycles. Instead, we returned to the border on foot and spent a day in the Myanmar border town of Myawaddy. This was a little nerve-wracking, since we had to leave our bikes and all of our gear behind as we were officially stamped out of Thailand. We had no reason to think that we would not be readmitted into the country, ...
... somewhat, the Burmese are still flowing into these camps every day to escape the extreme poverty, ethnic persecution, the burning of their rice fields and villages, the expectation that their sons will serve in an army that is killing their own people, and a fragile day to day existence, never knowing if tomorrow you will be pulled from your home, never to be seen again. And yet, they enter another life in these camps confined to within a 5 km radius of the camp ...
... dragon wood carving which we then sent home at a nearby post office. We ate some bad street food for lunch then got lost finding a restaurant so headed back to Aiya for a proper lunch.
We rode the bike on towards the hot springs and nearby cave, but the signs were awful and it started raining so we never found them. We went to the night market where we bought sushi for dinner and Pad Thai for our bus trip the following day to Kanchanaburi. It was ...
... as a positive role model for the young and gives hope to the old. In the past 5 years he has gained valuable insight and understanding as a student of the language and culture. I applaud the families from Lincoln Elementary who continually reach out with love. Not only have the children and adults here benefitted from your generosity, but also our own Lincoln children have gained from your fine example of compassion.
Other places to stay in Mae Sot
373 Moo 2 T.Pratardpar Dang, Mae Sot | Hotelfrom $25