September 2019


And then it was Malaysia… 25!

Sunday 22 Sept Hat Yai to Jitra (Malaysia). 90km. The usual early morning start and being a Sunday in Thailand the roads were quiet.  It was a 60km jaunt to the border, which we did without a break as we had used up all our Baht so had no cash to stop for a coffee […]

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Southern Thailand – our round-up

We didn’t think we would have much in the way of a round-up for southern Thailand as we assumed it would be similar to our experience in the north. And as Nigel said in his last post we didn’t have high expectations for the region either, thinking it would be over-commercialised to cater for mass […]

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R ‘n’ R (Rest ‘n’ Rims)

Monday 16 September and Tuesday 17 September 19.        Surat Thani to Pang Pring beach.  96km and a day off. As planned, we had cold omelette and rice for breakfast (which actually tasted much nicer than it sounds!) and then headed off into grey drizzle, which lasted for most of the morning.  We […]

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Heading South

Wed 11 September. Bangkok to Prachuap Khiri Khan.  8 hours on a hot, sweaty and very slow train. It was on our 5km ride across town to the train station that we realised that the mechanic hadn’t done as good a job on the bikes as we initially thought ……the crank bolts (the bolts that […]

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21 Again!

Friday 6 September 19 – Sisophon (Cambodia) to Aranyaprathet (Thailand) – 57km As ever it was with some trepidation that we set off for another border crossing. It was a dull grey day with skies that threatened rain, which did appear for a bit during the ride to the border, but nothing to slow us […]

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Super Cambodia. Our round-up.

Our journey through Cambodia was always going to be a flying visit, which was a shame as we now know a bit more about the country and we want to spend more time here.  We will definitely come back in the future! It has had quite an impact on us for all the right reasons. Here is […]

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