The Ride Mindfulness

A ride from Singapore to Wat Pa Tam Wua Forest Monastery in Mae Hong Son for a meditation retreat. My original plan was to fly in to Chiang Mai, but since I have a bike – my trusty Triumph Tiger Explorer and the monastery is…

ROUTE : Chiang Mai – Lampang – Sirikit Lake – Phitsanulok – Lomsak

Here is another route I was recommended to ride by a Chiang Mai bikers. Route 12 from Phitsanulok to Lomsak. Well.. part of Route 12 since it extends all the way to Mukdahan and starting from Mae Sot. I presume this section is the most…

ROUTE : Chiang Mai – Mae Hong Son Loop

Mae Hong Son – one of the first places you will hear about when you got your motorcycle. It is the nearest Biker’s Paradise for South-East Asian riders. ‘There are over a thousand bends!’ – oh well..officially 1864 curves to be exact, but nobody tells…

ROUTE : Chiang Mai – Samoeng Loop

One of the riding route recommend by a Chiang Mai bikers I met while on my way to Pai – the Samoeng Loop. It can be done in half a day, and in either direction. I’m an early rider, so unfortunately most of the coffee…

Bolaven Plateau

18th October 2015, Pakse. I met a cyclist yesterday while on the way back from Hong Nang Sida. While sharing our trip and exchanging travel tips. He told me about riding the loop over Bolaven Plateau.This got me interested. It is a shame I did…

Hong Nang Sida

17th October, 2015. Muang Champassak. While searching for the Vat Phou (Wat Phu) in Champasak, my GPS led me to the closed side gate. Unaware the main entrance is on the other side of the complex. I could only admire this ancient Khmer Hindu ruin…