The most modern enclave in Mae Hong Son could at best be considered a quaint, sleepy corner by city folk. Yet at the heart of this remote border township which edges Myanmar is a vibrant living culture that gives a new meaning to the word "museum".
A large Buddha image made of woven bamboo strips at Wat Jong Klang temple in Mae Hong Son where many ancient Tai-style objects are kept. PHOTOS BY NITTAYA NATTAYAI
A sign - "Welcome to Baan Boran (old house)" - on the wall of a house in Muang district greets visitors to an ethnic Tai-style teak home owned by 70-year-old Vatana Kaveevat that conjures up a bygone era of colonial era Southeast Asia.
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