Nov 192011
 

The route 116, 1033, 4010, 1184, 4044/1010, 4022, 106, 1087, 2059, 3008, 4038, 1219, 3183, 3019

Total distance 464 km
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Along the 4010 and a shot of the Nam Mae Tha
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Further along the 4010 and these kids are enjoying a swim
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The Mae Moei reservoir
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The Mae Ao Yai Ton Bon reservoir
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A well laden bike on the 1184
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This road is always a pleasure to ride
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A bit of burning was taking place here and there
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There were lots of workers out in the fields today in many places
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Along the 4044/1010 is the Maepandang reservoir
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Along the 1087 heading towards the Mae Ping National Park
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As I cross over the bridge in Ban Koh Thung the water is higher than I have ever seen it here before
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At the floating restaurant spot where I usually stop its under water, this dog is lying on the submerged road
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Normally I ride through the barrier then up on to some higher ground but goodness knows how far that spot is under water now
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I ride back taking a left onto the 3008
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Stopping at a small temple roadside on the 4038 where the monks are energetically applying a coat of gold paint.
I have never rode along here in this direction before and spot a new temple in the hills that isnt visible travelling the other way
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The Mae Hat reservoir is overflowing
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Its not everyday that I see someone perched on a pair of step ladders out in a reservoir
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He gets off and walks along carrying his gun
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Shes getting a biy dusty and grubby now
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Time to find this new temple and the entrance is right opposite where the Monks were busy painting
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It was a steep climb up a loose stony track to get here and the view is great
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Looking down at the Mae Hat
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This is what was visible from the road and its at N17.48.889 E98.47.967
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Along the 3008 heading towards Li and the bee hives
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A few twists along here
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From the 4022
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Finally a shot from along the 1219.
Todays ride of 464 km was the longest so far on the KLX and with the wider seat plus utilising the Airhawk seat cushion was achieved in relative comfort
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A hot spicy chicken jalfriezi and rice at the New Delhi Indian restaurant for dinner tonight, 160 Baht and this restaurant cooks this meal better than any other restaurant that I have ever tried

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