Ride to sea of red lotusses - Kumphawapi district Part 3 Udon Thani Intl Air Bike

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    3rd day in Udon - Red Lotus Sea Festival

    Date: 13-15 January 2014

    Venue: Wat Ban Tium, Chiang Haeo sub-district, KumPavapi district, Udon Thani

    The red lotus sea in KumPavapi district, Udon Thani is best witnessed in the cool season from November to February. Tourist will see red lotuses full blooming in the fresh water swamp, which is the water resources of lake filled with a variety of fish, birds, wildlife and aquatic plants.

    The red lotus sea is best witnessed during the cool season from November to February. The perfect time to see the beautiful red lotuses in full booming is in the morning from 6am to 11am, but tourists can take a boat tour for sightseeing around the lake all day.

    In 2014, the Red Lotus Sea Festival or “Talay Bua Daeng Baan” Festival is taking place from 13-15 January at Nong Han KumPavapi Lake.

    Tourist can also choose and buy the best of Udon Thani products and other goods while visiting the red lotus sea.

    Contact:
    - See more at: http://www.tatnews.org/red-lotus-sea-festival/#sthash.dUTzVAdH.dpuf

    dawn of another new morning
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    two of our dedicated Host cum Marshall

    we owe our gratitude to Khun Pornthep
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    Khun Pronthep very own iron horse...always arrive with Thai Classic hit song blasting away
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    strecthing
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    briefing - safety
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    ready
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    I cant help but notice another overlander - packing all his huge luggages and children stroller prior hitting the road
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    saluting your passion Buddy
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    i cant help but to notice this hut / shade
    reminding me of the long way round

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    proud sponsor
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    the jetty
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    our rides
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    the smiles
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    celebrating once a year
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    tada welcome to lotus sea
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    while waiting for the pilot team to arrive, we are hosted with some local bamboo rice and hot coffee
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    yummy
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    no free ride
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    pay
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    once a year
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    the restaurant
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    lots of carbo food in BBQ
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    some sovenior
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    local salt BBQ Talaphia FIsh
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    some pandan leave to spice up
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    preparing the ingredient
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    inovative- sampan tour mobile garden
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    usual taxi
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    came a group of students

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    some of the went up and sat on our bikes and we were so worried that....the stand in the soft ground will give way

    picture pls
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    cant help people always fascinated by machines - in regardless of age and gender
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    Students from Khon Kean
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    thank you
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    Thank you for posting at my bike
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    cant imagine we make it there

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    my faithful
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    our marshal
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    2 X 1000 twin
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    time for the tour
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    off we go
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    imagine there were million of these
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    millions of lotus in the sea
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    millions of lotus in the sea
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    millions of lotus in the sea
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    millions of lotus in the sea
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    the boat man have to follow the course to return to the surface
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    thank you Khun Pronthep
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    reminding me of the warm of love which survive in cold harsh weather
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    pure
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    simple
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    after our 1 hour tour.............

    came a group of Riders from across the country Loa

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    awesome ride
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    what a cafe racer
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    another Thai Make Versys........
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    our dedicated photographer
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    our new found friends and later became our good bro and 3 of our team member continue through LOA
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    biker make friend easily
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    soon after we ride our way back and later........
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    we owe our thanks to our host Khun Pronthep for your generosity and wonderful hospitality

    KHOB KHUN MAK
     
  2. Thats a nice recommendation for a destination!
    Thxs to share:happy5:
     
  3. Great Stuff. You certainly get to see all the Sights when You Ride! I tend to just go Place to Place! Ride during the Day, Party at Night! Don't do to much sight seeing!!!
     
  4. wow! Nice report & colourful contribution. I can see there's a new place I have to go near Udon next trip.
    Thanks for the tip off & report.
     
  5. Thanks Pensionist for your kind words
     
  6. Thanks Ian for your kind words
    and I am glad you enjoyed yourself...thats the most important

    cheers



    Thanks for your kind words David fl
     

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