Over The Top - Seniors Tour

Just Bob

Senior Member
Joined
Jul 18, 2012
Location
Chiang Mai, Thailand & Colorado, USA
Bikes
KTM 950SM WR250R
I couldn't stand it longer. After four nights in Nan it was time to hit the 1148.
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Marginal gas stop lunch with an excellent Amazon coffee
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Rolled into Chiang Rai late and ended up at the Wangcome. This Soviet era hotel has the ambiance of a morgue. Up early and out in a hurry. I just ain't a city boy.
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I love the way the roads will run the ridge lines.
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Near Doi Mae Salong
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I get all somber looking around shrines.
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This is a fast sweeping turn. A switchback is too sharp to photograph.
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This pic is for Richard. Always a power line blocking the view. Doi Mae Salong.
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Made it to Thaton and spent the rest of the day riding the roads west along the Burma border. Great place. No tourists.
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The Kok River coming out of Burma.
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Thaton town.
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The Wat at Thaton. Well worth a visit.
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View from the Stupa looking south-ish
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Looking north-east.
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Saw this guy at breakfast. Hell of a cool handy-capable rig.
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Road to Chiang Dao Cave.
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And I'm back in CNX at Rider's Corner with a cold one. Turned the (used to be) brand new Honda CRF 250L back to Pops Rentals with a bit over 2000 kilometers on the clock. At 650 baht a day it was a steal of a deal.

That's my story and I'm sticking to it.
 

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Awww Bob, you little charmer. Those pics are spectacular. Thanks so much :)

Ally
 
A good trip by the sounds of it Bob, you certainly sound like you enjoyed it
 
Hi Bob
I stayed in Thaton at the place in the pic across the river. It's nearly hidden by the big closed place which is a shame as a lot of people probably pass by thinking the signs are for the closed hotel.
I saw the wat lit up at night but had to leave early so didn't get to see it, I'd have made more effort if I had known it was so good.
Tim.
 
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