Northern Thailand Warnings and Dangers

  • Songtaew
    Songtaew
    by balhannah
  • Smoke Haze @ 2pm - View From Hotel
    Smoke Haze @ 2pm - View From Hotel
    by Mikebb
  • Mae Hong Son Loop road
    Mae Hong Son Loop road
    by north_thailander

Northern Thailand Warnings and Dangers

  • Smoke pollution

    Just got back from Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai where the illegal burning has created extensive tracts of smoke filled landscape. Travellers should be aware as there is a significant impact upon breathing with viz down to about 800 metres in places. Cheers, Ozpom

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  • Be very cautious on a motorbike!

    This cannot be stressed enough I guess. It seems that almost everyone who hires a motorbike will go through at least some minor miss-hap. Scraped knees and elbows are a common thing, but they are minor in comparison to what can happen. This warning is simply to be very cautious of everything that happens around you while you are riding, accidents...

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  • Traffic

    What can be seen on Thailands roads never fails to surprise me.It is not only the way people drive - something between reckless and intuitive ... but also how the vehicles they have are in shape.With some you wonder if it is the color that holds it together - because there is so much rust underneath.Others are so overloaded .. you can hardly see...

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  • Weather conditions

    As in all mountainous areas, the weather in Chiangmai and surrounding areas can change very fast. Be carefully, especially if you are doing hiking in the mountain areas around Chiangmai.

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