Jan 122017
 

Total distance 160 km
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It was fine in town and not a bad forecast
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A few km east of town and at 750 metres high there is some low cloud.
by the time I reach the Mae Ho checkpoint its raining slightly and the roads were soaked for quite a way
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It has certainly rained out where I am going off road and I think it was a wise decision to give it a miss for the last two days
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All the crops have been given a good watering from the rain
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Brown muddy water in the streams
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In places it was slippery and a couple of hills were a bit of a problem but mostly a sandy quick draining surface out here
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After slowly brightening up the sky rapidly darkened around midday and it rained slightly
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Finally some blue sky in the afternoon
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Now its warming up and looking a lot brighter
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I wonder if this tree will be fallen over when I ride past tomorrow
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Just past it one already over from burning
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On to the smoothly paved surface of a road with no number
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A whole small stuffed chicken with potatoes, onions, capsicums and garlic bread at Corsica 164 Baht
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Delicious it was too

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