Jan 102012
 
The route 1168, 1258

Total distance 135 km
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Out on the 1168 past Mae Charim
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It was a cloudy cold start but the sun soon broke through then it quickly turned into a warm day
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I stop in Ban Nam Wa and the sand on the steps suggests the Wa rises a long way in the wet season
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I wonder if this was caused by the last wet season
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Now on the 1258 to visit Ban Nam Pu
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Apart from these three I saw no one else in Ban Nam Pu, I guess they are all busy out in the fields
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The temporary crossing that gets put here yearly, do I cross it or not
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I walk across, the bridge is a bit wonky, the Wa is deep enough to submerge the bike if it goes in, plus theres no help around so I give it a miss
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I meet these performing dogs on the way back
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Now back in Mae Charim
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Time to look again for the offroad track that goes back to Nan
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Its lovely scenery up here and on a mostly dry dirt track
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Some single track now
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The track has really deteriorated now, its deeply rutted with no sign of being used by anything
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Heres far enough, times getting on and I am alone, hopefully it can be explored further another time
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Time to ride back to Nan.
Its back to Chiang Mai tomorrow as the KLX will be at 12000 km by the time I get there
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Roast chicken, stuffing, roast potatoes, cauliflower, broccoli and gravy for 260 Baht at Tonys Place.
I am sure going to miss these lovely meals once I leave

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