Tip Sukon House
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... 3 months each vehicle. Barbara and I caught the local open air transport back to the petrol station where Des and Neville were, still spoiling and pampering Tilly and Skippy.
We decided we would have a day just shopping in Burma today. You can leave your passports at the border control, pay a small fee, and go back into Burma for 24 hours. This was more than we needed so Des and I spent 3 or 4 hours just ...
... opium poppies. Some hideous casinos are built on the shores of the Mekong. We then went on the boat to another big market at Done Xao which was actually in Laos and we had to have our passports.
Then on to a late lunch for 40 minutes and then another drive up to Mae Sai on the Thailand/Myanmar border. We couldn't cross that border. Again there were lots of market stalls!!
Then we we drove to a village where the Long Necked Karen ...
... at this architectural beauty, images will pop out - the rabid dog drooling, the demonic faces, the peaceful facing succumbing to death, the skeletal fingers grasping at air.....we spent 2 hours here admiring the various smaller temples, buildings and the pretty grounds. BLACK HOUSE- can do without. Extremely morbid place. It's a private collection of someone rich buying trophy animals like bear rugs, giraffe skull table ornaments, wolf bed spread, things ...
... more music, I'm currently listening too fleetwood mac. I'm only bored now because it's dark outside and can't see the scenery. Driving through Laos in the day I had a different feeling since we've been on our travels, I was looking out of the window for at least 3 hours just appreciating how amazing it is, rice paddys carved into the landscape and seeing hills as far as you can see. Every village we drove past ...
... around Tachilek for up to 14 days. No one stays that long. Most come for an hour or two to either go shopping (no tax) or get a visa extension. You don't tell the border guy "visa extension" as your reason. You say "shopping". I was actually prompted by the agent when I gave him the deer-in-headlights stare to his question.
Apparently some also come for sex because as soon as I exited customs, I was accosted by a guy ...
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