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Beware in any dealing with Ben Deechakkaboo BEN RDRX Team in India

After I spent a good couple of months learning everything I could about flying into Delhi and renting a Royal Enfield to make the journey on the Leh-Manali highway, I decided to post on a Facebook group to make some further enquiries about thing I was not sure of. I got a mixed bag of…

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Army Engineers Start Manali – Rohtang Pass Snow Clearance Operations

Army Engineers Start Manali – Rohtang Pass 2017 Snow Clearance Operations

Rohtang Pass 2017 clearing starting out early, Border Roads Organisation began snow cutting operations from Rahla fall (27Kms from here) on the Manali-Rohtang-Keylong road and set out a stiff target to open the snowbound pass in May. Aiming next target it to open the road to Leh in Ladhak. The entire road which normally is thrown open…

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Overdose of culture in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia, situated a short flight from Bangkok, is the perfect place to check out when your wanting to boarder bounce for a visarun. I recently ventured there for four days, and the biggest thing I was looking forward to was a change of pace with food. Living in Thailand,…

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This gruelling 14 day Adventure Motorcycling in Asia started for me in Ban Pong in Ratchaburi Thailand, then heading north to Phitsanulok, Phrae, Chiang Rai, crossing into Myanmar for the markets at Tachileik, then onto Chiang Klong, Lao border crossing at Huay Xai, then entering China and continueing to Muang Sing, Xishuangbanna, Lacang, Lincang, Dali, Lijang, and the final destination in the mountains of Shangri-La and snow.

Adventure Motorcycling in Asia 5644km in 14 days through 4 countries

This gruelling 14 day Adventure Motorcycling in Asia started for me in Ban Pong in Ratchaburi Thailand, then heading north to Phitsanulok, Phrae, Chiang Rai, crossing into Myanmar for the markets at Tachileik, then onto Chiang Klong, Lao border crossing at Huay Xai, then entering China and continueing to Muang Sing, Xishuangbanna, Lacang, Lincang, Dali,…

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Thailand placed 2nd in world for road deaths; Why?

Thailand road deaths place it 2nd in world; Why?

After a recent story in the Bangkok Post relating to Thailand road deaths placing it the second highest in the world behind Libya, I wanted to expand upon the well written story with some personal insights from a farang in Thailand. I have lived in the Kingdom now for near on a year, and in that…

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Is there rising violence in Thailand?

Data from the University of Washington shows that Thailand has one the highest rate of gun-related deaths out of ten countries in Asia, reports Channel News Asia, confirming what many have suspected for some time: the Kingdom may just have a gun problem on its hands. Now the question begs is this only a gun issue or something more sinister…

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Don't expect ancient ruins at Buddha Park Vientiane Laos

Don’t expect ancient ruins at Buddha Park Vientiane Laos

Expecting ancient ruins that match the scale of Ayutthaya in Thailand will leave you sorely disappointed. Buddha Park in Vientiane (Sala Xieng Khoan) on the outskirts of Vientiane, 25 km from the city center, located along the Mekong river. The park contains over 200 Hindu and Buddhist statues, but is no bigger than a over sized…

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Tubing in Vang Vieng is still available, the style that Vang Vieng is best known for, the activity that quickly put the small town on the map for backpackers with the invitation of drugs, cheap booze and all night parties is no longer.

The dangerous pursuit of cave tubing in Vang Vieng

Cave tubing in Vang Vieng is still available, though the style of tubing that Vang Vieng has it’s reputation for, the activity that quickly put the small town on the map for backpackers with the invitation of drugs, cheap booze and all night parties is no longer. Since the government put a stop to tubing…

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Tham Xang (Elephant Cave) Vang Vieng

Tham Xang (Elephant Cave) Vang Vieng

Vang Vieng is best known for tubing, the activity that quickly put the small town on the map for backpackers with the invitation of drugs, cheap booze and all night parties. Since the government put a stop to this back in 2012, the town has had to reinvent itself to encourage tourists to keep flocking….

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Vang Vieng on Versys Motorcycle Laos

Adventure riding in south east Asia is big business, with dedicated shops opening in Thailand to help accessorize your bike for your adventure of a life time on the roads. I have been living in Thailand for some time, and ride a 2012 Kawasaki Versys 650cc with a bunch of touring friendly accessories. Many trips…

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