Climbing the mountains of northern Thailand – to Phu Ruea (98/9649 ks)

(written by Dave) Quiet night in the hotel. We were not the only guests but we never heard a peep. We were both pretty tired and fell asleep early. We've been setting an early alarm but today we were both awake 20 minutes before it went off. I think we were both a little worried … Continue reading Climbing the mountains of northern Thailand – to Phu Ruea (98/9649 ks)

Hard day on the Green Route – Rain Forest Resort (Hwy 12) to Lom Sak (85/9551 ks)

(written by Dave) Today was nearly 50k shorter than yesterday but almost twice as hard.  The road from Phitsanulok to Lom Sak is called the Green Route by the Thailand tourism folks.  The route passes through one National park and skirts the area where the Communist Party of Thailand (CPT) hid out in the 70's … Continue reading Hard day on the Green Route – Rain Forest Resort (Hwy 12) to Lom Sak (85/9551 ks)