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 meter above sea level, was part of last summers roadtrip over the mountains from Chiang Mai to Chiang Saen. Doi Mae Salong is to describe it shortly a community settled by the former Kuomintang nationalist forces, the 93rd Division who moved from Myanmar to reside on Thai territory in 1961. The Chinese settlers gradually became cultivators of tea, and now Mae Salong is also a tourist attraction… Read More