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April 25th, 2011 | Asia

But far to the south of that….

… two guys and a girl reach Phuket on their trusty steeds… They immediately set about the serious business of having fun…. Authorities in Phuket have been put on full alert until the GS contingent have left the island… ©GBWT 2011

April 24th, 2011 | Asia

Meanwhile… Back in Bangkok…


April 23rd, 2011 | Asia

Ride to Ranong…

The ferry to Don Sak took only two and a half hours as apposed to the three hours it had taken traveling in the opposite direction a few days previously… We  coasted past Koh Samui, where Phil would have by now been settling in for a few days of parting with his friends from Saltspring… […]

April 22nd, 2011 | Asia

Koh Pha Ngan…

I was up at 5.30am (for reasons I couldn’t quite figure…!!) and decided to take a quick swim before Trevor and Chenty put in an appearance… The beach was a short distance from my chalet, and followed by a small pack of dogs, I made my way down to the waters edge and took a […]

April 17th, 2011 | Asia

Riding the Skinny Bit…

No… I have not left a “ch” off the title, and contrary to popular demand, this is not a posting about a Thai hooker… Rather, it is about my ride down the narrow bit of the Thailand Peninsula, which touches on Burma and takes one towards Ko Somui and Phuket, and on to Malaysia… Getting […]

April 16th, 2011 | Asia

The “Water Huts”…

The week I spent at the Baan Chay Namm Resort was on the whole, quite enjoyable… The thousands of Koi that swam in the cloudy water in front of, and below the huts, were a constant attraction for me… I spent many pleasant hours identifying the varieties that were present, thinking back to the days […]