Photos: Giant Kilometre markers

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  1. DavidFL

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    It looks like there's a new fashion tourist attraction being promoted around the North / the country: Giant Road or Kms Markers.
    So why not build up a photo collection of the signs & are bikes.

    Been there & done that....post your photos here

    To get the ball rolling. Here's the first one & a new? one from Doi Mae Salong
    266995=2521-img_8029.
     
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    That's huge ... David, was this erected recently?
     
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    Here's another - from last year, near Ban Nang Lae (Mae Chan) on the way to Tat Fon waterfall;

    267113=2682-ban-nang-lae.
     
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    :) ... good idea, makes a collection of distances reminders! I'll try to put my bike in the picture in the future, here are some recent markers, without it:

    Mae Sariang NK7_6281.

    Mae Sariang NK7_6288.

    Pai NK7_6427.
     
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    Ok first pic is along the new part of motorway 7 to Pattaya

    The second pic is at Thap Lan National Park nearby Wang Nam Keauw.

    Chang Noi

    Attached files 267137=2761-d11WangNamKeawA016. 267137=2760-IMAG0268.
     
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    Lamphun - the mother of all kilometer markers in the North

    jc_100515_north-laos_6174.

    jc_100515_north-laos_6176.
     
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    At Mae Sai

    Not the biggest but still huge to me.

    225155_10150170064362552_676382551_6551396_6240060_n.jpg
     
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    Ditto ...

    GTRide20100122.
     
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    Mae Sarieng
    24th April 2011

    267878=3286-img_8085.
     
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    Funny the fashion of building pseudo "Lak Kilo" of all sizes (not all "giant"). Maybe not all are attractions, but at least obvious markers and distances reminders :)

    Restaurant in Fang, rte 107

    NK7_6596.

    Restaurant near Mae Kachan, rte 118

    NK7_6761.

    Two milestones - there are actually 3 - in Chiang Khong. And I even did not post the old "mini" from "Fai Coffee Shop" :)

    NK7_6952.

    NK7_6954.
     
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    In Payao, the most sober big milestone … or is it « under construction »:crazy:

    NK7_7234.
     
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    Chiang Khong Mekong riverside,

    269114=3943-img_8373.
    outside the Nam Khong Riverside hotel
     
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    I love these distance reminders! Did you paddle the 125 km to CNR.
     
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    CHIANG KHONG MEKONG RIVERSIDE outside the Nam Khong Riverside hotel
    Monday 27th June 2011.

    269318=4075-img_8460.

    269318=4076-img_8461.

    Feel the noise & David Learmonth.:thumbup:
     
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    Two fine looking fellows! Good photos - thankyou.
     
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    I really was smiling on the PCX. There is a new pink kilometre marker going south just before leaving MaeChan. I would take a photo and show you it but don't know how.
     
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    Dan Sai. Phi Ta Khon festival 2011.

    269673=4199-img_8492.
     
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    I'm surprised noone put this one up yet. Who knows where??

    Attached files 270705=4920-kilo.
     
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    Doi Suthep ? :crazy::crazy:
     
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    i by pass this while going up to the top of the mountain where there is a famous temple... same place as what david says.. beside this marker is a fire station... after by passing the chiang mai zoo//
     
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    Route 217 to Chong Mek Border.

    Attached files 271000=4968-HPIM1451.
     
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    Seen on the Burma border road heading north-west out of Thong Pha Phum on the 3272.
    Great ride btw, even in the rain & zero viz, fallen bamboo and rock/mudslides.:thumbup:

    LargeKMPostTongPhaPumLR.

    Adjacent to the two story Marker is the Crab Coffee Shop
    which has good hot coffee to warm up after a rainstorm, nothing to eat.
     
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    274820=7687-P1000987.

    This was a fun find...somewhere in Phayao, northern lake area.
     
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    A garden, yes. Home, no.
    Public enough and the next hint is Cupcake.
     
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    Not quite a giant marker & not quite in North Thailand, but....
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