Mar 212017
 

Total distance 76 km

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Double portion of spicy chicken with rice at the Muslim restaurant 50 Baht
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I was actually relieved to see the paved surface as I was dreading a fallen tree blocking the track and having to ride back.
I gave the NP guy a wave as I rode through the gate
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I had to dismount for this one and manhandle the bike under
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These fallen trees are getting lower
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Now on the track that will take me inside the NP
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Ideal for putting her washed vegetables on
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I wondered what she was doing with that plank
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That bridge looks a bit wonky
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The locals busy utilising those large leaves
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This was annoying as the track carried on but there was no way to get past
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I ride on and the track becomes single track and goes for a good way
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While I am having lunch he rides past with his load
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The end of another track
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Friendly teachers at the school, I even get offered strawberries
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Quite a few of these log bridges crossing over the irrigation canal
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I was wondering how far it would go, this deep hole soon answered my question
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This is a dried up stream bed
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It soon becomes single track
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The first bit of unpaved today
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I couldn’t be bothered to walk to the Buddah so these shots through the trees will do
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Good views from up here at the Chedi but the haze at this altitude spoils the photos
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Dry as a bone here
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Off to the Salawin NP to explore a track inside it but at the gate he was adamant that I had to pay 100 Baht, I said I am going to Ta Ta Fang and don’t want the NP but he wouldn’t budge. I decided the best way was to explore the track from its other end on the ride home

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