Dec 052016
 

Total distance 201 km

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One of the tastiest tender pieces of pork I have ever eaten, with potatoes and garlic bread at Corsica 104 Baht
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At the junction to go to Huai Hom
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About 6 km north of Huai Hom the asphalt surface starts, this was not there about nine months ago
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Finally its looking bright again
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The rain has stopped which is good news as I was sliding a lot on the damp red shit
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In Pa Pae and every village out here has a new church, there were lots of tracks going off in different directions out around here
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Once on this surface I am not so concerned about rain
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Its not looking so good now and while not heavy the rain is annoying
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The track I have just rode on, here it starts spitting with rain which is not needed
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A large village that isn’t on the map
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I am having my lunch here and the truck that was stuck comes by
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I was wondering whether to bother opening the gate as it was probably only to get the crops in.
Luckily I did as it went through and linked up
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A bit further upstream and another bridge the same
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I ride back to the river and the truck is well and truly stuck
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I reach the other end of a track I had to turn around on a few days ago and its the same story here, overgrown with fallen trees and unused.
The waypoint I left at the other end is 1800 metres away so no point in walking it
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The water is too deep to ride through so its the bridge for me
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Plenty of wooden bridge crossings and this single track suspension bridge was a bit wobbly
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A small village that wasn’t on the map
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A side track takes me to a small settlement that is a dead end
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A pleasant sunny start

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