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View of Thaton and Kok river

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Visibility in North Thailand is very limited during scorching April. Nearby hills surrounding Thaton lose their contours and further mountains disappear in summer haze.

 


Sabah is green

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The area near the highest mountain in Borneo  – Mt. Kinabalu.


Riding from Pai to Pang Mapha

The road 1095 in Northern Thailand is spectacular and famous for its many curves.  There is 1,000 meters difference in elevation on 45 km stretch between Pai and Pang Mapha.

We reach a pass , the highest point of 1,431 meters above sea level on middle way. The temperature drops below 20 degrees C. October visibility is moderate.  The surrounding dark blue mountain ranges extending into Burma hiding in the afternoon fog.

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Pai – a gateway to hill tribes’ villages.

Small town of Pai located 3 hours drive from Chiang Mai is the ideal starting point of  mountain hiking. The numerous villages of Lisu, Hmong and Karen are in the area around Pai.