Lionel and I, along with the couple from Brisbane decided to do a 2 day/1 night trek from Mae Hong Son in Northern Thailand. We’ve hired two motorbikes from Chiang Mai, left most of our stuff there, rode to Mae Sariang where we spent a night, and now we’re in Mae Hong Son, where we’ll then travel on to a few other towns before back into Chiang Mai again. Here is a little taste of our latest trek. Think jungle, steep mountains, blaring sun and mosquitoes. Lots and lots of mosquitoes!
Went for a mini hike on our second day in the Cameron Highlands. We met a very nice French couple at Orchid Lodge, the night before, and ended up going on a hike with Bastien. He and Audrey had taken Path 1 the day we arrived, and said it was quite a difficult trek, so Lionel and I, being the lazy people we are, decided to tackle Path 10 (an easy, non-challenging trek – some would say, stroll). As it rains every afternoon, and mists over after 11am or so (thus, rendering any view you climb for hours to get to, obsolete), we decided to head up early – 9.30am…