Slowly discovering some really great rides in the Khon Kaen area. Northwest around Ubolratana lake and Nong Bhu Lamphu area has much to offer. The wife and I have done quite a few day trips this way so thought I'd share a good one along with some recommend food and drink stops. Google Maps (Clicking on Google Maps link should take you to interactive map) will attach static below for reference. View attachment 137127 From Highway 12 head north along 4063 the eastside of Ubolratana lake. 4063 traverses along with the Nam Phong NP mountains on one side lake on the other. Look out for the boulders that are scattered around the size of a large van. View attachment 137128 View attachment 137131 Further north there is a beach with many old school bamboo Thai restaurants overlooking the lake as well as floating barge casinos according to my wife. View attachment 137130 View attachment 137133 Great little place on the edge of a village called Boon Home Sweet Home.(PointB) pizza and burgers done correctly along with a full lineup of Erdinger Bier offerings. View attachment 137134 View attachment 137136 Burgers with housemade buns good place. If your too early for lunch head on over to the Little box cafe for a coffee and cake. They have a beautiful garden to enjoy. View attachment 137137 Make sure you fill up with fuel at the PTT close by here not much else later. Then heading out northwest along the lake you climb up a mountain to a lookout spot over the lake To Be Continued.. getting notice from forum maybe maxed out photos. Next post to continue.