Mar 092015
 

Total distance 228 km

The riders
Lisa and Colin Kawasaki KLX 150
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Lisa who I met in Nan a year ago has returned so off we go to find a cliff and cave.
Heres Lisa inspecting the tobacco
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In Manee Pruek.
The KLX 150 managed the trip alright and was more comfortable than I expected it to be
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Time to walk to the cave
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One of the locals who spoke some English wanted to show us the cave so we gladly agreed
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Apparently in the wet season there is a lot of water flowing through here
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I had visions of that falling across the road but thankfully it didnt
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Now off to the cliff and viewpoint
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Getting here involved some offroad riding and while the KLX coped with it our combined weight plus luggage was about 150 kg and it was labouring a little bit on uphill sections.
The bike was probably designed to carry a 50 kg rider
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The smoke ruins the view
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Back in Manee Pruek
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Riding back I can see an unmapped track to my left, something to explore in the future
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Lasagna and garlic bread at Nan Steakhouse 160 Baht

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