To Thailand - No Bike - No CNX

Discussion in 'Central Thailand Road Trip Reports' started by StanGayuski, Jul 31, 2005.

  1. StanGayuski

    StanGayuski Ol'Timer

    Feb 6, 2003
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    Into BKK on 10 July midnight arrival, taxi to Sathon area hotel, three days of BKK air left my lungs ripping sore. Bussed (Not biked) out west to Kanchanaburi for a week to visit a Thai family and a dip in the River Kwai. Rode the Death Railway for 2+ hours in a wooden seat only to learn the return train was cancelled due to the loss of air pressure in the breaking system - Hired a local to drive me back to Kanchanaburi.
    Rail ticket: 100 Baht; hired driver for return: 600 Baht (Farang fare)

    Shoulda, coulda, oughta rented a bike in the first place, but.....didn't.
    Actually I did rent a motorbike, one of those 120cc thingies but I only use them in soi's not the real roads.

    This was a business trip for me in preparation for my eventual permenent move to Thailand so my holiday spirits weren't really there and didn't feel I had "time off" as it were. Being only a 12 day trip didn't provide me with enough time to come and hang in CNX and ride the North and that was really a remiss. And so I look forward to the day I shall be in TH permanently and have all the time I want in CNX. Targeting November '05 for the move.

    Stan G

    -When You Come to a Fork in the Road, Take It.
  2. DavidFL

    DavidFL Administrator
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    Jan 16, 2003
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    Great to hear from you mate.
    Good to know that
    1. your making a move to the great sabai of Cnx
    2. still contributuing trip reports - well done. you dont ride but still make a trip report, better than those who do ride but dont make a report.

    I look forward to seeing you in Cnx again, most likely the Sax Bar or The Kafe (as usual.)

    Keep The Power On

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