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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
I am married to my loving husband for more than 38 years now. I am a mother to 3 beautiful children, until 11 years ago when I lost my youngest son. Since then my life is forever altered but yet unbroken....

My Travel Journal

"There isn't much I haven't shared with you along the road and through it all there'd always be tomorrow's episode" - Elton John

I started traveling around the world since early 80s when I had the opportunity to combine business trips with vacations. Then later when my rezeki is in abundance, there were numerous other trips along the way for vacations, most of the time with hubby and the kids when the timing is right. I have also started to compile the journal and photo-pages covering almost more than 25 years of world wide travel. Some destinations I visited just once, others many times. Many of those places are the obvious famous places people would like to visit but some, the casual traveler doesn't even think to try. I have placed links to my travel at the side bar of my personal page, My Life Reflections, and will be updating them from time to time.

My wish is to continue my travel and complete circumnavigate the globe, insyaAllah…

Tuesday, 5 January 2016

4NR: Doi, Inthanon, Thailand - The Roof of Thailand...

“It’s a big world out there. It would be a shame not to experience it…”

(Taking a rest on the highest mountain in Thailand)

Day 11: 20 December 2015 (Sunday)
Route: Pai – Doi Inthanon
Distance: 302 km

We had porridge and char-kuey breakfast at the road-side stall.

We started riding out of Pai towards Mae Hong Son, 107 km away after refuelling and stopping at the Heart of Pai Resort for photo shots. A short distance from Pai our convoy was stopped at a road block where we were asked to show our driving licences. After the formalities and a few photo shots with our motorbikes, the policemen allowed us to continue with our journey.

We made a few more brief stops at view points on top of the mountains for photo shots. Our final stop was at the 1,864 Coffee shop. The rest arrived a bit later as there was a slight incident on the way where one of the motorbikes overshot on the slippery road but managed to recover fast.

When we arrived in Mae Hong Son, we had a victory picture taken at the famous archway before we entered town and visited the Chamber of Commerce where some of the gang claimed their certificates.

From Mae Hong Son we continued riding for 195 km on the winding road to Doi Inthanon passing through Namtok Mae Surin National Park and vast corn fields and stopping for refuelling and rest along the way. It was already dark when we reached Doi Inthanon National Park.

We checked-in Little Home Resort and had seafood dinner at the hotel restaurant before we retired for the night.

(Energetic and all eager to ride on)
(A photo opportunity at the Heart of Pai Resort)
(Police spot check at a road block)
(Riding uphill on a curvy road)
(A view point, highest of the range)
(A nice view of the mountains and valleys)
(Dangerous corner, ride with care)
(On-going road repairs all along the route)
(Wet and slippery at some stretches)
(A stop at another view point)
(Riding on unpaved road to Mae Hong Son)
(A coffee stop by the paddy fields)
(A nice view from the coffee shop)
(Not so good road leading to town)
(Yeay! We have completed the Thousand Corners, again!)
(At the Chamber of Commerce)
(Victorious faces of those who succeeded)
(Riding out of Mae Hong Son)
(Riding towards the highlands)
(A lot more curves and corners)
(Topping up tyre pressure)
(Riding on a hot sunny weather)
(Across matured corn fields)
(Riding with Doi Inthanon in view)
(More twists and turns uphill)
(We are at the highest mountain of Thailand)
(The gang looking up into the sky)
(Unpacking for the night at Little Home Resort)

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