Mae Kampong Village
Mae Kampong Village tour was included with the Flight of the Gibbon Zip Line Adventure. They sometimes do this tour when another part of the tour is unavailable because of too much rain run off. Our group found the Mae Kampong village very interesting and the residents seems very industrious.
Hand Made Products
They use the natural resources for herbs and they make baskets and pillows from what grows here. We were told some of the herbs are being tested for use for their anti-cancer properties, but the pharmaceutical company that is working on it is in the beginning stages of research.
The Mae Kampong village was very nice with clean streets and housing in good condition. It is much nicer here then I imagined, I was very impressed. This village is over 100 years old and agriculture was its main industry. Tourism is a new one for them.
The local people have many skills here and they have been here for over 100 years
They have pride in what they make
The colors are very saturated today thanks to the rain
If you look close enough there is a lot of wild life on the mountain
Star fruit grows locally
Star Fruit is only one of the many kinds of fruit trees scattered around the village