Travel Blogs from Mae Sot
... our journeys. For us though, there is just a difference in perspective now. It has become a part of us and I know this reality will never leave us. Maybe it has given a direction toward something we might pursue, maybe a not-so-subtle push to move beyond our vacationing some, toward some kind of service to humanity while we are still here in Thailand, and still here on this earth. I'm not sure yet. I have to just let all of this settle for awhile. Maybe this is when it is ...
... it wounded pretty bad! Then we went to a school. It was a lot smaller than the ones we've been to before (around 150 students), but all of the kids are Burmese. We worked with grades 4-6. We played a bunch of games. After one game, the teacher had the losing team stand up and perform a silly song (the hippo song). On the ride back home, I stopped at Borderline and stayed with James until the store closed. They didn't have too many ...
... by Childs Dream (but will soon be separate) which is conducted on selected students after a 5 month in-school course. in high schools in Mae sot. 120 kids graduate high school every year. All of them go thru the 5 month in school course. About 40 go into the 12wk intensive course.
Subjects taught are: Language skills, Time management, decision making, problem solving, measurement, basic math/money management.
There are social enterprise streams they ...
Part 2 Mae Sot Refugee Camp
After about 6 hours of travel, Billy began giving us some helpful hints and last minute instructions. Nearing the camp, the checkpoints were more frequent and while we were always waved through-we were prepared not to speak or reveal our destination. The camp was visible from the road and not separated by a wall or barbed wire as I expected. The refugees are forced to ...
I have to say, it's quite a pleasant experience starting my morning biking through the former 700 hundred year old Siam kingdom ruin Sukhothai. Here, as in other ancient kingdoms such as the Incas' Machu Picchu in Peru, and the Mayan jungle temples in Tikal, Guatemala, there's a beautiful haunting mystique as well as a profound reverence wthin their confines. Confines is actually a misnomer since their energy suggest a transcending cosmic realm, ...
Other places to stay in Mae Sot
373 Moo 2 T.Pratardpar Dang, Mae Sot | Hotelfrom $25