CaptainCaptain_Slash wrote: Is it a road that I have mentioned in one of my trip reports?
Yes sir! Jackpot. That's the one, & I reckon for an expert like you "the bridge" was probably the give away.Auke wrote: Let me put in my 2 cents worth. I guess that it is the new road branching of from Rd 1 just south of Mae Sai going to the new bridge over the Mekong to Burma, a few clicks east of the old bridge. The bridge seems to be open for goods transport but not yet for general use.
Meanwhile, fossicking along the 'Khong a few days ago....
R4007. A nice little narrow tight twisting steep undulating rural back road beside that mighty beautiful river.
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10 kms from the start of R4007 (at the CK end) you’ll stumble across the Rai Saeng Arun boutique resort
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This place really is a genuine gem right on the Mekong. Indeed it’s perfect for that magical trip trying to impress a romantic girlfriend.....
Your bungalow for the night, with majestic Mekong river views.
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A bungalow backside, perhaps so impressive, but check out the location & commanding view.
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The open air sala deck dining area.
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Or down by the riverside
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Your riverside views
And yep, the 'Khong is up. Here’s Houei Xai from Tammila in Chiang Khong
Plus the Khong from on the road R1129
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Keep riding if you're a biker. No need to talk about it. Just do it.