20-12-19 Chiang Mai-Two Do The Erawan And Thep Na Mitra Cave Trip

Captain_Slash

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Jun 28, 2011
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BMW 310GS Honda Wave 125 Honda MSX 125
Distance 160 km
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Paul and I met up at Chiang Mai Railway Station then it was a straight ride to the Erawan Cave, these stone steps were the hardest climb of the day
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From a distance it looked like something growing on the floor
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We quickly found your bat Ally
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More wildlife in here
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The cave went further than I was expecting
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Wasnt expecting to see that in here
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A pool of water that neither of us wanted to walk through
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Finally I manage to catch a bat in flight, lots of them flying around in here
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This way out
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When I rode here yesterday there was nowhere near this many leaves on the the road so I guess it was a bit windy last night
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Now at the Thep Na Mitra Cave
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This is a much smaller cave and more touristy, both are free to enter
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An interesting day
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Vegetarian pizza at Peppermaint Guesthouse 170 Baht
 

Ally

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Feb 23, 2011
Location
Chiang Mai
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PCX - with custom valve caps
Thanks for finding more bats there Colin! Great photos ;)
 

Captain_Slash

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Jun 28, 2011
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BMW 310GS Honda Wave 125 Honda MSX 125
Thanks Ally, when did you find out about the Erawan Cave? On my trip over the mountains on december 1st I was looking at my track on Google Maps and saw it, that was how I first found out about it
 

Ally

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Joined
Feb 23, 2011
Location
Chiang Mai
Bikes
PCX - with custom valve caps
Thanks Ally, when did you find out about the Erawan Cave? On my trip over the mountains on december 1st I was looking at my track on Google Maps and saw it, that was how I first found out about it
Seems I happened across it back in Feb 2015.

But last week I revisited it for about the 4th time, this time making a little video too ;)

 
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