Monthly Archives: June 2012

17th June – Bangkok rest day 1

The photo:   The chat: Our ever so slight hangovers disspated rapidly after a couple of industrial strength coffees at a street stall and a greasy brunch, Thai style. Rather than run the gauntlet of Bangkok traffic, we opted in … Continue reading

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16th June – Phitsanulok to Bangkok (train)

The photo:   The chat: The imminent arrival of my brother, Nick, obliged us to use a faster form of transport than the tandem to make it to Bangkok in time. The train we took was faster, but only just … Continue reading

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15th June Sukhothai – Pitsanalouk

The photo: The route: http://connect.garmin.com/activity/189144394 89km (6042km total) After the (relative) off the beaten track-ness of Si Satch (as it’s referred to by those in the know) Sukothai Historical Park offers the tourist a more sanitised cultural experience – manicures lawns, cafés … Continue reading

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14th June: Si Satchanalai to Sukhothai

The route: http://connect.garmin.com/activity/189144406 (67km; 5961km total) The photo: The chat: We very nearly skipped Si Satchanalai, the less famous of the two historical parks,  in favour of big brother Sukhothai but we’re very glad we didn’t. As the only tourists – domestic or foreign … Continue reading

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13th June : Lampang to Si Satchanali

The photo: The route:http://connect.garmin.com/activity/189144422  a long flattish 137km  (5894km total) The chat: Today’s ride was loooong. After procrastinating in  a big way we headed out into the morning rain to try and notch up 137km before dusk.Gulp. The ride itself was pretty … Continue reading

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