Kanchanaburi – 3 Day Mini Adventure

Kanchanaburi – 3 Day Mini Adventure with a good lunch at Baan Ricky Saiyok Yai. Western and Thai food on the Menu. Good to see the staff again as not been down for a while. Unfortunately. Ricky was away with his kids at a MX race. Pilok The 3272 up to Pilok is in the best condition I have…

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Kanchanaburi : The Wild West Ep. 2

Back on the Saiyok Kanchanaburi Trail. Been wet for the last month and half. Luckily the rained eased up as well as the weather fining up for the ride.. Finally a weekend with sunshine. Day one we explore some new trails and ended up finding the creek trail down below in the ravine. So we cut a path down…

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Bong Ti Kanchanburi

GPS Coordinates 14.03361° N, 98.99096° E Located in Kanchanaburi on the border with Myanmar. Quiet back roads and a rough narrow road to the Border Patrol Police stopping a short distance from the actual border. A nice ride here through the back roads. Super friendly locals. The kids stopped walking and gave me a Wai as I rode past…..

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Hellfire Pass, Death Railway – Kanchanaburi

Hellfire Pass is the name of the railway cutting on the former Burma railway (Death Railway) in Kanchanaburi, Thailand. Built using forced labour during the Second World War. In part by Allied Prisoners of war, as well as local and regional slave labour. The pass is noted for the harsh conditions, heavy loss of life suffered by labourers during…

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River Kwai Suspension Bridge

March 2020 GPS Coordinates 14.34012 N 98.93839 E The Suspension Bridge is located approximately 2 kilometres from Hellfire Pass. Drive directly down the winding road until you come to the river and the bridge. A cool spot to hang out, picnic and go for a swim. The other side of the river hosts temples and a small village. After…

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Saiyok Kanchanaburi 2019

Endlessly on the Kanchanaburi Trail New rides to be appended to this post. Latest ride at the top with date. Nov 16th – Bikes Husqvarna 701 / KTM 690 / CRFl 250 Leave work a bit early and stop at Saiyok Pizza House before getting to the resort. Great ride here.. Shame the mountain track up to Khao Pla…

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Sangkhlaburi

Lovely place to spend a long weekend. You could say. “Sangkhaburi The Real Thailand”. One way in and out along highway 323. Off the beaten path, no loop around. There are two sides to the Mon bridge.. Sangkhla and Wangka (Mon Side). Wangka side was founded in 1949 by Luang Phor after he fled Burma in 1949 with 60…

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