Nong Khai – Rainy Season Trails & Mekong Life

Time for anther escape from Bangkok for a week. 701 in the back of the pickup and up to BanMai Rimkong, Sangkom Nong Khai Province. GPS Coordinates 18.053464003652465, 102.28653183959176 Google Maps https://goo.gl/maps/5NazhhboaYU2fRgu5 7.5 hour drive straight through leaving around 5 am. Beer O’clock declared. Sitting by the mighty river upon arrival. Late last year I went exploring. Some really…

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Loei Day Loop

Heading back to Bangkok and break up the journey with a stop over in Loei and a ride on Sunday with Chris and friends from Udon. What a fun ride it was too and great weather for a Loei Day Loop. Nice rural roads as well as following the Mekong, some rough bits with road works here and there….

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Ban Muang View Point

Phu Huay Isaan – Nong Khai Really a morning spot to watch the sun rise over the Mekong.   No one is up here in the day time and you have the place to yourself.  It is a steep climb once you leave the paved road. The track is like talcum powder in places with rocks hidden underneath. Did…

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Loei Adventure Trail Riding Ep 1.

Stopped at Luang Prabang Restaurant located on the 211 Loei province. Speaking with the owner. He informed me of loads of trails behind the village. Also stated it is very beautiful in there and there is a waterfall 1 km in the jungle that only the locals know about. Have 701 – Must go and take a look. Not…

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Sangkhom – North Thailand.

Sept 14 / 15 Time for the annual bike inspection. Also a good excuse to escape Bangkok for the weekend and visit friends. Take the 200 Baht mini bus from Udon to Nong Khai to a friends house to get the KLX First we drop off some passengers at the Friendship Bridge. Then straight off to get the vehicle…

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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. https://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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