GT Rider Up Country Dinner # 26 - Piang Luang

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January 2021 & the first GTR Dinner of the year is a "Return To" dinner.

The date is: Wednesday 27th January 2021

The town is Piang Luang.

The recommended hotel: is the The Huen Kingkhala Resort.
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The recommended restaurant is the Krua Piang Luang.
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canthai

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January 2021 & the first GTR Dinner of the year is a "Return To" dinner.

The date is: Wednesday 27th January 2021

The town is Piang Luang.

The recommended hotel: is the The Huen Kingkhala Resort.
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The recommended restaurant is the Krua Piang Luang.
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January 2021 & the first GTR Dinner of the year is a "Return To" dinner.

The date is: Wednesday 27th January 2021

The town is Piang Luang.

The recommended hotel: is the The Huen Kingkhala Resort.
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The recommended restaurant is the Krua Piang Luang.
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Just made my reservation at Huen KingKhala Resort
See you then
 

mikerust

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David,

Please bring some maps with you. I'm unlikely to go to Laos but the other Three?
 

canthai

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Just made my reservation at Huen KingKhala Resort
See you then
January 2021 & the first GTR Dinner of the year is a "Return To" dinner.

The date is: Wednesday 27th January 2021

The town is Piang Luang.

The recommended hotel: is the The Huen Kingkhala Resort.
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The recommended restaurant is the Krua Piang Luang.
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January 2021 & the first GTR Dinner of the year is a "Return To" dinner.

The date is: Wednesday 27th January 2021

The town is Piang Luang.

The recommended hotel: is the The Huen Kingkhala Resort.
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The recommended restaurant is the Krua Piang Luang.
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What time to meet for 'Sundownder' - and where ?
What time dinner at Krua Piang Luang ?
Thanks
 

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They Huen King Khala Resort, has 500 baht fan rooms & 800 baht aircon rooms available. Tel 0811815055.

Some other options in the town / nearby




Some interesting info in Thai: เว็บไซต์อำเภอเวียงแหง | เวียงแหง.com


One of the best festivals I have ever seen.
 

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They Huen King Khala Resort, has 500 baht fan rooms & 800 baht aircon rooms available. Tel 0811815055.

Some other options in the town / nearby




Some interesting info in Thai: เว็บไซต์อำเภอเวียงแหง | เวียงแหง.com


One of the best festivals I have ever seen.
 

mikerust

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Ian what time at the accommodation? Roughly, then if I get there early enough I could tag along to the border. I'm not at Huen King Khala but that is where the Google lady will direct me.
 

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Anyone wanting to Join Us for the Ride up is welcome. Our Group is Meeting at the X-Centre at 10am and will take an easy Cruise up. Check in Our accommodation then carry on up to the Burmese border for a look around? We should be back to Our rooms in time for a shower and Beer O'Clock. A couple of Us are taking Our CRF 250 for a ride so it won't be a high speed trip(Well not on the straights anyway Ha Ha) See everyone tomorrow!

Right on the border

It would be cool if the CRF guys can check out this Royal Project place too
somewhere I've been thinking about going for a long time, but not on the Vstrom with my age. 55
Part of the way maybe concrete now?

This village would surely be interesting too.
 
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Does anyone want a free motorbike mobile phone holder (I actually have 2 available, 1 is brand new and never used), I don't need because I bought a Quad lock?
 

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GTR Dinner Piang Luang January 2021

My GTR Dinner ride from Chiang Khong to Piang Luang was a joy.
320 kms for 5.5 hrs riding approximately.
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Route 1290 - Paradise Road - R1016 - R1- R1089 - R107 - R1178 - R1322.

And riding route 1322 to Wiang Haeng / Piang Luang is totally awesome.
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The Lisu Coffee shop along the way is always a gem & fun with the gals. Plus their brownies from bakery in Wiang Haeng are damn scrumptious.
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BTW the coffee shop has changed a bit over the years.
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From the Lisu coffe shop it is an amazing twisting descent into the valley. A genuine "happy ending" as you rock into Piang Luang & the Huen King Khala
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to be greeted by the early birds
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GTR filled the Huen King Khala, plus a part of the Huen Mhok Kham & the Suan Chom View. An impressive turn out to kick off the 2021 GTR Up-country dinners. The head count in the Krua Piang Luang was 27 people & there was seriously no doubt that the Krua Piang Luang appreciated the business on the night.
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The service & food at the Krua Piang Luang was outstanding, & more than one person asked for another serving because it was so, so good.
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Once you know were to go, these small towns often provide incredibly good food; & the Krua Piang Luang is an absolute winner; plus it is spotlessly clean.

I've been going to Piang Luang & the Krua Luang for several years now & it was a joy to see the warm reception & welcome GTR got from the stunning Ms Tang & her sister Gung who run the family restaurant. They were thrilled to take some group photos with GTR.
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For the old GTR fellah it had been too long since my last visit, & it was fantastic to be back with "family."
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Long may the Krua Luang in Piang Luang carry on.

Departing the Huen King Khala the next morning
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Ms super sweet Tang enjoying a sit on the Vstrom, the morning after.
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Thanks to everyone who came to Piang Luang for the GTR Up-country dinner.

Next month is February 2021 & the last Wednesday of the month is Wednesday 24th February 2021
We go to a new destination. The town is to the East of Chiang Mai, but I need to reconfirm the restaurant will be open, before the place is announced. Stay tuned on GTR.
 
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