Chiang Mai - Vang Vieng

Blister

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Day 1
left Chiang Mai By car 09:41
Placing Dtracker in a back of a pick up(i cant take it across the border caus i'm still too young :( )
Arrived at chiang khong about 13.00
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CBR 150 Police in Chiang khong
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A group of Kawasaki coming back from laos(i guess)
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Day 2

after Disembarking my dtracker from a pick up truck!!
Riding day!(Longest and toughest ride ever in my life)
8.12 am
Bonour ,a guy from French.He said that he walked and hitch hiking from french all the way to Luang nam Tha
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GT rider map in use
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A prove
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Split up with my dad and planned to meet in Luang Prabang
went up to Muang singha
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Noticed that i've got only 600 bath in my pocket!!
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To Boten
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A convoy of truck going to Jihong from Thailand
To Udom xai (FML road was shit bumpy hoy!! I couldn't go faster than 80KPH)
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On the way alot of Chinese Bikes just die out on the side of the road
But my dtracker still rolling :(
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Before luang prabang Beautiful scenic
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arrive at luang prabang about 20.16 pm

Day 3
Riding from Luang Prabang city To Vang vieng
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Tard xi water fall
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Me and mi bike
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A motorcycle of an under 18 years old boy!
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Beautiful road
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Phou khoun
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"Yummy "They said
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Day 4 Vang vieng to Plain of Jars
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Me a karen!
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A chinese motorcycle commercial :shock: :shock:
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Honda something??
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First site
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Warning sign
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????
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What the heck?
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another site of "plain of jar"
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Bucket Bar
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I love Ficken ? German ?

To be continued :?:
 

SilverhawkUSA

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Nice job there Blister! :D I think you can now say that you are truly one of the GT-Riders. You have been to places that many people will never see because they never try.

Keep it going and stay safe. :)
 

Blister

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Day 5

In Vang vieng
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Sticker :)
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Dirt road
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Trail riding :)
On a way to Unknown cave
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Swiming and Ticket cave plaes
 

Rhodie

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Mar 5, 2006
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Congratulations on a Blisteringly good road report & tremendous pix!

I'd be interested to know who exactly were the problem regarding taking a bike over when under 18: Thai or Laos customs?
Only that I am going to be taking the same route with my 17 year old son [has Thai M/C license] in August.

Ride safe and keep us updated - sterling stuff!
 

Ally

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Hi there Ant, brilliant trip .

Thanks for taking the time to share your journey & experience with us.

Take care.

Ally
 

Blister

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Day 6 Still in Vang Vieng
Go kayaking ! : )
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Thrip
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Back in Vang vieng
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A barber shop 50.000kip per person
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331 kms fron Luang Prabang

Day 6
Vang vieng - Luang Prabang-Udom xai
Leaving on 7.48am : (
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Arrived at Luang Prabang at 13.10

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Bra or Bras??

Day 7

Udom xai -Huay xai
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Udon xai in the morning
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Praying Mantis !!
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Ouchhh !! Sliding down the road!
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Huay xai border
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My uncle escort me over the border
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The End ! :( :( :( :shock: not much happy ending
Still miss Laos and Vang vieng.
 

Rhodie

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Mar 5, 2006
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Congratulations on a great trip report & pictures.
An excellent GT Rider beginning.
Appreciaed the PM as well.
Look forward to meeting up when up North next.
Cheers
Rhodie
 

Marco

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Ant

fantastic pictures and report,,,i pic this picture as it reminds me when I saw my first Cow :wink:

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look on your face is just like mine 40yrs ago...LOL

Lookig forward your next epi(c)sode
 

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Moto-Rex

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Your the man Blister.

Great report and photo's.
Looks like you had a great time in Laos.
What caused you to fall off and get covered in mud? :D

Thanks for sharing.

Happy travels Moto-Rex
 

Blister

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Marco wrote: Art

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look on your face is just like mine 40yrs ago...LOL
This is not my face it's a face of a girl who was a passenger :p
 

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Marco

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2wheels wrote: Looking forward to your response Marco!
I thought that i replyed already yesterday, at least i wrote it and replyed,, but it's NOT here :shock:

Hmmm intresting,,what happen to that reply,,,,

any how if i remeber right i wrote something like this.

Ant,
So you have girl with you :wink: ,, did not know that,, well happy trip with 2up,, hope the bike is ok after your small slip and you guys both ok.

But the smile is the mirrow is still awsome, like i said,remind me when i saw my first cow,,,my parents told me that i took abt 20 pictures of 1cow as i have no idea what it was,been city boy that time....
 

DavidFL

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Great trip & stuff there young GT RIder. I'm glad you survived ok with only 1 spill & nothing serious.
You didn't tell me you were taking a pillion. I hope she is OK & enjoyed herself.
Take care & see you back in Cnx in 10 days aprox.
 

Blister

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Ah i think there was a misunderstanding going here!
"She"Who's a pillion is a friend of mine in Vang Vieng i didn't take her all the way from Chiang Mai. :oops:
 

Marco

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Blister wrote: Ah i think there was a misunderstanding going here!
"She"Who's a pillion is a friend of mine in Vang Vieng i didn't take her all the way from Chiang Mai. :oops:
55555,,,it's good to have "Friend" in every country,,,,i should know,, im life time sailor :wink:

but seriously,, good that everything is ok and like dave said hope she is ok and enjoyed the ride as well.
 

Franz

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Hi Blister, nice report !! So you joined the 'club' :wink: can remember at this years CNX toyride you were the one to collect the donations.... :lol: .
Cheers, Franz