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Mae hong sonNestled in a deep valley hemmed in by high mountain ranges Mae hong son has long been isolated from the outside world ,. Virtually covered with the mist through the year, the name refers to the fact thar this terrain in highly suitable for the training of elephants. Former governors of Chiang mai used to organise thre rounding up of wild for work. Today, Mae hong son is one of the “Dream destination” for visitors. Daily fights into its small airport bring growing numbers of tourists, attracted by spectacular scenery, numerous of hilltribe communities and soft adventure opportunities.
Thai Yai cultureThe Thai yai can be seen along the northern border with Mynmar. They may at one time have been the most numerous of the ethnic Thai tribes that stretch across southeast Asia. A large group setlled in Mae hong son.
The thai yai culture be seen along the northern border had has a strong influence on the province, as can be seen in its architecture, Although a part of the Lanna region, the indigenous Thai yai people living in Mae hong son are faced with very cold weather during winter and extremely hot weather in the summer, with mist or fog practically throughout the whole year.As a result, surpricesignly thy have had to adapt to the environment. As a result, their architectural style has developed into something different other Lanna communities. Their living quarters are usually built with the tall floors and low roofs, the sizes differing according to one’s social status and position. Homes of the ordinary folks are usually with one single level of roof, while those of the local aristocrats have two or more level forming a castle-like shape. The space thus provided is believed to help air circulation. An interesting feature of the Thai Yai is the perforated desif=gns along the eaves which are an architectural identity of the area.
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Muang Mae hong son | Wat Prathat Doi Kong Mu Wat Pra non Wat Kam kor Wat Hua Wiang Morning Market Wat Chong Kham Wat Chong Klang Mae hong son Royal Handicraft Center Phabong Hot Spring Tham pla-Pasuea National Park Pang Tong Royel Pavillion Ban Nam Phieng Din Ban Ruam Thai or Pang Ung Ban Rak Thai Phuklon Country Club
Pai | Pai walking street Wat Nam hu Wat Luang Wat Klang Suntichon village (Chinese village) World war II bridge Ban Thapai Hotspring Wat Prathat Mae yen Kong lan(Pai canyon) Mor Phaeng waterfall Huaynamdung Nature park |
Pang ma pha | Tham lod Tham maelana |
Khunyuam | Mae Surin Waterfall Bua Tong Field at Doi Mae U-Khor Wat Muai tor Khun Yuam Indigenous Cultural Center Wat Torpae |
Mae La noi | Kaeo komon Cave Forest Park |
Mae Sariang | Wat Kittiwong Wat Phrathat Chomthong Salawin National Park | Sobmoei | Mae samlaeb village
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