"Kengtung" Kengtung by kenmerk
Kengtung Travel Guide: 52 reviews and 148 photos
Beautiful City in Northern Burma. The capital of the Shan State area. see the Buffalo market, hike up to hill tribe villages, or just hang out in the central market and watch all the different tribes of people wander by...
The best description that I have heard of Kengtung is that it is like Chiangmai, Thailand was 50 years ago. I hope this does not change... (Mind you I love Thailand, and all, but it is a bit too touristed these days..) Save Thailand for the package tourists, and Northern Burma for those who want want a little more adventure in their lives....
Jan 2004 Update: Its my opinion that a trip to Kengtung is one of those once is a lifetime affairs. So, I count myself fortunate to have just returned from my second trip there in three years. Will be adding tips and pix as I can..... Cheers to ya...
Sure he is riding a bicycle and wearing a skirt (well a longyi, but you know...) and the stuff in those coolers likely... more travel advice
Probably best to get reservations prior to arriving in Kengtung during the dry season (winter). The hotels/guest houses... more travel advice
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