Northern Thailand and Laos

Thailand After a fairly painless border crossing, we hopped in a shared taxi to the other side of Mae Sot. Once we arrived, we had just about 5 minutes to kill until the next northbound bus to Chiang Mai. We hadn’t eaten all day and were all veritably starved, but we managed to secure some … More Northern Thailand and Laos


Kawthaung Myanmar was immediately and starkly different from the Thailand that we had just arrived from. There were Buddhist temples lining the jungle-covered hills surrounding the town of Kawthaung, itself a bustling port on the muddy shores of the Kraburi river. We made our way down the narrow alleyways, past food carts and open store … More Myanmar