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Happy New Year from Chiang Mai, Thailand

To all my family and friends back home and everyone else I’ve met along the road over the last year and a half: HAPPY NEW YEAR 2012!!!!! Looks like this is my second NYE in Thailand of my life.  My first one was in Bangkok last year where my original plan was to going to […]

Back in Chaing Mai

Well I’ve made it back to Chaing Mai and am staying at Riders Corner. Im trying to keep a low profile and spend most of my days and nights working. The sooner I finish up my current work project, the sooner i will go to China. The view from my room.

Shipping from Bangkok to Amsterdam — Part III/III

Shipping is never easy.  There are always surprises even when you use forwarding services who are supposed to “take care of things” for you.  I arrived in Amsterdam from somewhere to a couple of days before the bike to a week and a couple of days because of the “Thai New Year Celebration” that lasts […]

Shipping from Bangkok to Amsterdam Part II

Oh my! The updates just keep coming. Compared to the confusion from the day before with the crate measurement + payment issues, today went perfectly!  Everyone in the warehouse was happy to see me because of all the free gas I gave them yesterday. The guy who did the measuring and delivered the crate was […]

Shipping from Bangkok to Amsterdam Part I

My last shipment from the USA to Bangkok went horribly.  I have notes from it and still need to do a write up.  Mostly so I can show other people who NOT to ship a bike and who not to use. After my last time by going by sea, this time I’m using air freight.  […]

To Laos!

The end of an era is soon.  I will be leaving my Thailand to check out a new country — Laos.  I don’t know much about it, I haven’t even opened up my Lonely Planet to Laos. Today’s ride was pretty fatiguing.  It was 330km of asfalt and a tiny bit of dirt while trying […]