Day 29 in Mae Hong Son - long neck hill tribes and sunsets March 23rd 2012 We started today with a flight into Mae Hong Son, a popular vacation spot for local Thailanders. It was easy to see why with the small town, relaxed feel - but it did not offer any respite to the heat as temperatures continued to stay in the mid to high 30's
On reaching Mae Hong Son we visited the long-neck Padong Hill tribe village on a long-tail boat. This tribe mainly includes refugees f ... read more
Asia » Thailand » North-West Thailand » Mae Hong Son A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
We are management consultants from San Francisco. We travel a whole lot for work, but that is nowhere near as much fun as traveling together to countries we have always wanted to visit.
We embarked on a 3 month trip around the Asia Pacific in 2012, and used this blog to post pictures and (some) comments for friends and family that want to follow our travels, including our 2-3 week trip around India in an auto-rickshaw!
Nearly a year from our 3 month trip, we have again hit the road for a "de-toxing" trip into the mountains and valleys of Patagonia in Argentina and Chile...... full info