Saiyok Kanchanaburi 2019

Endlessly on the Kanchanaburi Trail New rides to be appended to this post. Latest ride at the top with date. The Rainy Season Has Arrived Sept 7th Just me and Filip this time around. Decide to head back up to Saiyok Yai and revisit some of the old trails here along with a visit to Phasawan Waterfall. The creeks…

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Pilok – Sangkhlaburi

A long weekend and time to give the 701 another run. First a stop at Prasat Mueang Sing Historical Park. Then continue on to Saiyok Yai. Park the pickup at a friends place and load up the 701 and head to the border with Burma. Pilok A good run up here following the 323 before heading up the 3272….

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Prasat Mueang Sing Historical Park

Lat 14.03929 Lon 99.24665 – Saiyok, Kanchanaburi. 12th – 14th Century. I have been wanting to visit this site for many years. Always riding and timing didn’t fit in. Pleasantly surprised by this Angkor period temple. Well preserved and maintained. You can still walk around and on the foundations like you use to be able to at Angkor Wat….

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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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Somsak Mining

GPS Coordinates:- 14.65461, 98.40242 Songkran April 2019 My third time to Somsak Mining. After reading on the Somsak Mining Facebook page that the home stay will close end of 2019 because of Auntie Glenn’s age and health. Decided to visit one more time. It won’t be the same riding down closed or someone else running Somsak Mine home stay….

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Pha Sawan Waterfall น้ำตกผาสวรรค์ Off road

Pha Sawan Waterfall. (น้ำตกผาสวรรค์) – Magnificent Recent visit July 28th A wet a muddy ride starting at Baan Ricky. Heading the back way via the Bamboo Jungle trail, then up the tarmac to the Phasawan Waterfall track turn off.. Then a 12km muddy ride before a 2km hike up the 7 tier waterfall. Spectaular and in full monsoon season…

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Remote Pilok Kanchanaburi

  Pilok Kanchanaburi Pilok is one of my favourite areas to visit in Thailand. A twisty windy narrow road up to Pilok. Watch out for the Bangkok drivers that come down the mountain too fast and in the wrong gear cutting the corners. After two days riding in Saiyok. I took a day off the bike and drove up…

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Hin Dat Hot Springs

  Hin Dat Hot Springs GPS Co-ordinates 14.625178, 98.725890   The hotsprings are 20 km south of Thong Pha Phum or 130km from Kanchanaburi town. Half an hour from Hell Fire Pass. Accessible via highway 323 Kanchanaburi – Sangkhaburi at KM marker 105. Approximately 300 metres from the 323 up the road   Originally developed by the occupying Japanese…

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Pilok Kanchanaburi Offroad

Pilok Kanchanaburi Offroad :- Pilok District Kanchanaburi is pretty special part of Thailand. Leaving Sai Yok Yai area ( Baan Ricky ) it takes about 1.5 hours to drive up with bike in the back of the pickup. Head down the 323 as if going to Sangkhlaburi then take the 3272 to Pilok. There are not that many paved…

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