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Chiang Dao – Karens tribe – Ban Yang (factory) – Doi Anghhang – Ban Tha Ton, or New Year in Thailand (Mae Hong Son loop, the north of Thailand)

Русская версия We are continuing to tell the story about the sights of northern Thailand accessible by bike along Mae Hong Son Loop. After visiting Pai and getting into the bike accident, we headed towards Chiang Rai. On the way, as it turned out, there were a lot of things to see.
In the morning, we started from Chiang Dao and turned away from out route to see the village of Karens tribe. You might remember that Karen tribe is also called the long-neck tribe, they as if wear rings on their necks and joints, which makes their necks and joints longer than usual people have. Yet, this whole story is a tourist fairy-tale: Karens are brought from Burma by local businessmen who then put rings on Karens and settle them in the zoo-type villages: tourists pay to visit them.

Naantali – Moominworld in Finland

Русская версия Naantali is an excellent Finnish summer destination offering diverse activities for everyone. It is situated in between many other interesting Finnish places and provides an opportunity for an interesting, at least half a day stop.

Nairobi: Safety Precautions and Major Attractions

Русская версия Kenyans often joke about Nairobi saying that its name derives from the phrase ‘night robbery’. There is always a kernel of truth in jokes, and Nairobi is indeed known as one of the most dangerous cities in the world. Just one example: when Victor asked for a photo with a policeman for his collection , the policeman asked for money for the photo. It is hard to imagine how such kind of police can protect someone. Yet, if you still decide to visit Nairobi despite its dangers, here comes our advice on which safety rules to follow and what is worth seeing in the capital of Kenya.
Nairobi

Police in different countries. Photos with them and our stories

Русская версия Today we share a new portion of photos with policemen from different countries. Moreover, these are not only photos, but also stories and comments, how we got them and what local people think about their police. Thus we will try to show not only the uniform of these people, but also a certain background of the countries.
NY hourse police

Must see/do things in Belgrade (Serbia). Our guide and photos

Русская версия In this post, we provide a list of things we strongly recommend to see and to do in Belgrade.

Belgrade sightseeing.

1. The number one thing to visit is Knez Mihailova walking street which connects the Kalemegdan Fortress and the city center. The street is full of restaurants, shops, cafes, and other places of interest.
Belgrade

Issyk-Kul (Kyrgyzstan). A guide for independent travelers

Русская версия To begin with, the main thing to know about Issyk-Kul is that it is divided into two sides: the northern, which is also more touristic, and the southern, wilder part.
Issyk-Kul