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Travel Blogs from Mae Sai
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While we had lunch at one of the small restaurants opposite the airport: Shan noodle and chicken, fried Shan noodle and chicken ... yes, with a late dinner decided on both wet and dry noodle options plus a lime juice - all for only 4,500 K / US$ 5 / NZ$ 6 / GBP 3, one of the Immigration guys came over all dressed in his navy dress whites and George kind of sorted this ...
... t want American dollars but Thai baht, $10 or 500 baht – entry fee), left our passports, collected photo forms – one day pass and entered the Burmese boarder town, Tachileik, the city of Golden Triangle.
Strange feeling. The narrow river is the only thing that divides those two towns, one in Thailand, Mae Sai and the other in Burma, Tachileik. However, the differences between those two places are much wider than the ...
... tuk-tuks all leave from one spot in town so we made our way there for a lift home. We plodded slowly home, nothing like the more powerful tuk-tuks in Bangkok.
We had a couple of G&T's on our balcony overlooking the lake, watching a fisherman setting out his bamboo poles for his nets.
Dinner tonight was seafood Tom Yum soup, chicken with local herb stir-fry, and sugar snap peas with prawns, followed by rose apple and mangosteen for dessert. ...
... or wife's family had moved in. There were not many people around at all, an old lady came to sell us her bracelet as did a young child. A lady was hanging out her clothes half naked having just washed herself and I felt it was time to go. We walked up towards the other end of the path and turned to leave, I did notice the presence of an Arsenal football cap on our way back and had a little chuckle to myself 'Up the Gunners!' The tuk tuks were waiting for us and we jumped in, on ...
I walked down under the bridge and found a great little shady restaurant half over the river where I ate and looked across the short distance to Burma but not longing to go there as I am very happy in Thailand (maybe someday). I thought about how far I’ve come and that I was as far north in Thailand as anyone can get and all by motorbike. A small sense of achievement but there is still more to ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool