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Maesai, Thailand
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The Golden Triangle – August 2001
Where’s that? Click here to find out. Click here for a map of the immediate area. Maesai Artillery Strike While other destinations seem to thirst for action, it seems Maesai is one of those places that attracts attention. Well, the spotlight remains on Maesai even now, August 2001. For those that are not sure where […]
Motorbike Trek of the Kobra
Motorbike Trek of the Kobra Where do I begin? Well, it all started several years ago when these Dutch dudes stumbled across the Kobra Koral in Maesai, a few boys looking for serious adventure! These guys were searching for a rough ride and something out of the ordinary. A friend of mine for many years, also Dutch, met them in […]
Golden Triangle, Burma and Northern Thailand – November 1999
Where’s that? Click here to find out. Click here for a map of the immediate area. Here is the latest report on travel through the Golden Triangle, north of Maesai, meaning, Eastern Shan State, Tachilek/Maesai (Burma/Thai) border area and on north to Keng Tung and Mong La. Mong La, of Special Region No. 4 (in […]
The Shan State of Burma and North Thailand – July 1999
Where’s that? Click here to find out Crossing the border is a new experience. The procedure changes from time to time, so always stop by and ask the Kobra (me), for the latest info on getting across. From Left – Rick, Steve, the Kobra and a Burmese Immigration Captain Just to get across from Maesai […]
The Shan State of Burma and North Thailand – June 1999
Where’s that? Click here to find out The Golden Triangle (only 30 kms away), also known as Sob Ruak, where the Maesai river meets the mighty Mekhong river, is a popular destination for most travelers. There is a little magic that attracts people to this location expecting to find a pot of gold like at […]
Mong La, Burma
Anything goes in this Burmese outpost.
Maesai Gems, Thailand
Maesai is a world renowned source of rubies.
The Shan State of Burma and North Thailand – April 1999
Where’s that? Click here to find out Maesai is a great place to base yourself from because of the surrounding sights to see. Burma, 300 meters away from the King Kobra Guesthouse & Inn, and Laos only 30 kms away, at the golden triangle. There are several caves to explore and hilltribes that perhaps no […]