Archive for the 'Mae Hong Son' Category

Jun 01 2012

The road from Pai

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We were going to call this “The road to Pai” but in reality Chiang Mai to Pai is just too far to do comfortably on a small motorbike. We reckon it’s easier, more practical and above all safer to just take the bus up to the Mae Hong Son township, hire a bike there then … read the full post

Dec 09 2011

December getaway: From Chiang Mai to Soppong

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We recommended Mae Hong Son province’s picturesque Mae Sariang town in an earlier post as a favourite northern Thai getaway but another great spot, in the same province, we reckon is also well worth a few days if you want somewhere quiet over the peak Christmas period is the small settlement of Soppong. Lying roughly … read the full post

Jul 05 2011

Mae Sariang: Why go there?

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In our opinion Mae Sariang, a small town and capital of the district of the same name in southern Mae Hong Son province, doesn’t get the number of visitors it deserves. Here’s why you should go. First up, it just looks lovely. It’s a very picturesque little town on the banks of the Yuam River, … read the full post