Nov 292016
 

Total distance 180 km

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A double pork cheeseburger and fries at Corsica 119 Baht, it was tasty and great value
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Plenty of garlic being planted
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This doesn’t get any visitors now by the look of it
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Fourteen years old
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The bridge has seen better days
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Fortunately a long bamboo had been nailed to a tree as a handrail and holding this I went down but I wouldn’t have tried it otherwise
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That was one steep descent
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Back near to Mae La Luang I try to find the elusive weir but I have to walk to reach it
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Looking down on the O Bo To Rd
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Plenty of time to explore a few side tracks on the ride home
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To my surprise at this junction I was on a track I had mapped a few years ago on the KLX 250
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I rode over the suspension bridge and carried on expecting it to only go for a while to get the crops in
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Here I was fully expecting to have to turn around and ride back
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I reach the fifth village and this is my welcoming party, no one is around only goats
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Once out of the village its just unpaved from now on
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Pha Daeng Luang in front of me
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After this village the track was a mixture of paved and unpaved
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Another new church in the second village of Mai Um Phai Tai
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In Mae Tor the first new village, I didn’t stop to ride around on the way down as I was fully expecting to be riding back later in the day
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Which is also a very twisty fun road
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Now along the 4009
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North of Mae La Luang and the 108 gets very twisty

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