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Pedalling in paradise


311km Pratchuap Kiri Khan to Paknam Lang Suan The evening is calm. As the sun sets, the sky takes on a faint pink glow. The sea is calm. The beach is empty. It’s our fifth wedding anniversary and we couldn’t have picked a better place to be. It’s like we planned to have a whole […] Read More »

And then there was Irham


Train ride from Bangkok to Pratchuap Kiri Khan “Where are you going?” The young voice drifted up to us, over the roar of a crowded waiting area at Bangkok’s Hualamphong train station. We ourselves were waiting with our bicycles to buy tickets for the train south. The question was spoken in such perfect English, with […] Read More »

Back on the flat


549km Mae Sot to Kanchanaburi After working our muscles on the many steep climbs near the Myanmar border, just one last hill stood between us in Mae Sot and the typical Thai town of Tak. We hoped for a cloudy day – the best conditions for climbing – but instead we got blue skies and […] Read More »