A fun time on the road for Destination Thailand

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Just in from a few days on the road with Dave Silverhawk Early, filming for a TV show on motorcycle travel in North Thailand.
It was only a quick blast away for 3 nights & 4 days, but combined with a short Mae Hong Son ride a few weeks ago enough for the guys from Bangkok filming; so they claim.

What the end product looks like we have no idea, but the last few days were a lot of fun, despite the rushed itinerary & limited time for filming - cram in as much as you can.

Here's a few snaps from the Steve still photographer assistant, who happily snapped away every day.

Pop Motorcycle - a legend in the vehicle rental business in North Thailand.

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Tha Ton at the Chedi Kaew

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Thoed Thai, my favourite traditional town in North Thailand.

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The early morning market here is always an absolute winner.
With K Nouan, wife of "Rim Taan" John.

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Discussing the day's route with a GT Rider map.

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Setting Silverhawk up with a GoPro

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The Khun Sa HQs - Museum. With John & Khurlurn ex public relations secretary of Khun Sa.

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great guys both of them - so many stories to tell!

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For those who don't know about Khun Sa
Prince of Death Road Trip-Khun Sa Memorial

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Wat Kha Kham - the "Shan Crow Brother's" - temple & first wat in Thoed Thai

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rebuilt by Khun Sa to help develop the community

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Wat Phra Song Chai Rattana Palang Paen Din
the giant bronze Buddha, with a Bhutan connection

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On the road with some Akha action & fun

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Choui Fong tea plantation

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The Burma border

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Riding the big dipper on R1149 the Doi Tung - Mae Sai, Burma border road.

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All in all a great little fun trip.
Stay tuned...

Thanks Silverhawk for joining me.
 
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Great report & photos, looks like both you and Dave had a bloody good time together again. Seeing both of you riding together always reminds me of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, now why is this so ????? 5555555555555555555:p
 

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Franz;296244 wrote: Great report & photos, looks like both you and Dave had a bloody good time together again. Seeing both of you riding together always reminds me of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, now why is this so ????? 5555555555555555555:p
Thanks Franz, that's because we're a good team on the road together plus I know how to have fun out there.
 

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TonyBKK;296269 wrote: Looks like brilliant fun! These pictures of you and granny are classic!!! :mrgreen:
Granny was a classic - she initiated all the clowning around - including the hoe. Presented to me for a song & dance number - how could I say no?