On the winding mountain roads between Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai, you encounter this pleasant little river town by the Maekok river. A good place to break for a few hours and enjoy some panorama views of the landscape.
A visit to Doi Mae Salong, elevation 1367 meters above sea level, was part of last summer roadtrip over the mountains from Chiang Mai to Chiang Saen. Doi Mae Salong describes it shortly as a community settled by the former Kuomintang nationalist forces, the 93rd Division, who moved from Myanmar to reside on Thai territory in 1961. The…