Feb 022015
 

Total distance 104 km
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Something is cooking in the first village I stop at
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I am told its a mixture of pork, garlic and sticky rice
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A girl here speaks English, I ask if its a wedding but she says no and mentions a new home, perhaps its a house warming celebration
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I am given a bag full which I decline but she tells me to take it or they will be offended, I tried a small piece but found it disgusting
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The Burmese guy and his sister who manage my guest house were only too happy to accept it though and the looks on their faces suggested it was a delicacy to them
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The guy I saw yesterday with only one leg was here as well
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Overlooking the village from above
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A dry stone wall, one of my pet hates as a bricklayer is being asked to build these
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The track turns very stony and rutted and I am hoping I can find another exit so I don’t need to return this way
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The track finishes at these stones, I can see another double track at the bottom but need to get down there somehow
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I ride over and through the stones and manage to get down
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The walking path was unrideable so I rode on the field
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Out onto a proper double track, easily done on a bike but that short section at the stones means its single track to get through
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Lots of water being used here
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But this reservoir is constantly being pumped full from an irrigation canal
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The ice cream man makes an appearance
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Pork curry and two portions of brown rice at Sara’s Takeaway 150 Baht

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