Chiang Mai.

31 March. RestWoke to terrible news today. One of my best friends father passed away suddenly, I have known him since I was 8 years old,  a few minutes later I heard Mike Hall had been involved in an accident … Continue reading

Final few days to Chiang Mai. 28-29-30 March. 

March 28. Kaeng Sopha to Nam Ang. 120k. Set off late. Enjoyed a couple of capuchinos. Decided to turn off the main road early on to a back road which climbed through the hills and around a big lake before rejoining … Continue reading

Lynskey – The beautiful machine.   March 27.  I love my bike.

March 27. Day off.  Wow, it’s weird having a day off after 12 days riding everyday. I guess that’s made a little harder as this morning it’s raining so I’m twiddling my thumbs a bit.  I slept for almost 12 … Continue reading

Road to Chiang Mai – two national parks in two days. 25-26 March.

March 25. Chum Phae to Lom Sak. 120k. Sun was shining as I started off. About 30k of flat ish road before I hit Nammnao National Park. There were rangers on entry and exit to this area checking cars through. The … Continue reading

Over half way to Chiang Mai. March. 23,24.

March 23. Kalasin to Khon Kaen. 80k Good ride. Fast 30k average, getting stronger. The temperature hit 40 degrees today.  I learnt that Titanium, if left in the sun, will burn your leg if you touch it, it gets really … Continue reading

Laos border and Thinking. 21,22 March 2017. 

21 March. Savannakhet to Phueng Daet. Bit of a recovery ride today. Just as well as crossing the border took some time. More than I thought.  I brought some food (rice and pork) and Sat with a guy who kept … Continue reading