Welcome to Mae Salong (Santikhiri)

For a taste of China without crossing any international borders, head to this atmospheric village perched on the back hills of Chiang Rai.Mae Salong was originally settled by Chinese soldiers who fled communist rule in 1949. Generations later, the descendants and culture of this unique community persists, and the Yunnanese dialect of Chinese still remains the lingua franca; residents tend to watch Chinese, rather... Read More

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