Banmai Rimkong Resort

  Banmai Rimkong Resort My favorite and a fabulous place to stay.  Let time go by while soaking up the Mekong and views of Laos. Entrance from the main road GPS Coordinates Lat 18.05307 Lon 102.28666 Google Maps    Ninty (90) Kilometres from Nong Khai town. A great drive / ride along the 211. Stunning Mekong views with a nice mountainous back drop on…

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Phu Phra Bat Historical Park

  Leaving Banmai Rimkhong. http://moto-mania.asia/banmai-rimkong-resort/ It didn’t take long to reach Phu Phra Bat Historical Park. GPS Co-ordinates 17.716389, 102.371944 Google Maps Location   A very interesting place to walk around.. Incredibly hot on the day we were there. Some stunning views along the mountain range edge.. You can spend a few hours here easily. More of the history…

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Riding the Magical 211

G’day All, Rode the 211 with Moto-Rex today.. Having a few days R&R at my favourite resort on the Mekong. Partly B’day break and catch up on some things. Moto Rex was in Nong Khai and joined. A few snaps from the ride today. Moto-Rex tearing it up. Lovely views from the 211 Not many school kids have a…

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Udonthani to Chiang Rai via Nam Pat

Udon to Chiang Rai via Nam Pat A quick ride over the 3 day long weekend. Up early and in the office by 7am… So I could leave early and get to BanMai Rimkhong by nightfall or shortly after. Really lucked out on some good flights.. Nok Air up 898 baht all in.. Thai from CEI to Bangkok for 1,200…

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The Emerald Triangle

      Starring :- Benny Hill, Big Jim, Brian Moto-Mania   This really is a continuation of our first bunch of rides from Chong Mek down past Srindrahorn Dam. Part 1 of the ride Usual routine, leave work James meets me at the airport with bikes loaded up and off to Chong Mek we go… But first we…

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Thai Lao Border Ubon, Scouting Around

      The plan:- A Bangkok Weekend Warrior has to work hard for his rides out of the Big Mango – AKA Bangkok. Friday 5:00 Wake up 5:20 on the KLX and heading the Hualumphong Station (Train leaves at 6:40) All smiles and bike booked on the train with a 3rd class ticket (No intention of riding the…

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