MOTOGIRL 'in' THAILAND

A Decade+ of Songkran (Thai New Year) – Chiang Mai

I have attended Songkran consecutively in Chiang Mai each year since 2007. Here is a selection of video clips and photos I have taken over this ten year Songkran period. NOTE: The old footage is not great quality. From 2015 onwards the quality is HD.  Traditionally, Songkran (Thai New Year) is a gentle water festival. It is a time to

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Huamereng, Border Regions, Doi Wawi & More…

Finally, following a bout of ill health and a few other commitments, I was able to get a ‘proper’ motorcycle trip in. December period was pretty much ride free and January saw me take on just a couple of day rides. So, was great to get back on the bike and get out again. This ride is in two stages.

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Four Day Mae Hong Son Tour (with TBB Tours, Chiang Mai)

I was invited to join an official tour group that TBB Tours were hosting. It was too good an opportunity to decline (despite some initial reservations of riding with people that I did not know, on a bike I was unfamiliar with). The tour would be a four day Mae Hong Son Loop tour, a route that I know well. However,

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THE DISTINGUISHED GENTLEMAN’S RIDE CHIANG MAI – 2017

Over 200 riders dressed dapper to join in on Chiang Mai’s third official Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride, a worldwide charity event that takes place each year, in support of prostate cancer and men’s mental health The Distinguished Gentleman’s ride is the brainchild of Australian motorcyclist Mark Hawwa, who was inspired by a photo of Mad Men’s Don Draper astride a classic bike and

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Border Visa Run – The Long Way Round

For an expat in Thailand, most have only one of two options: report to immigration every 90 days, or do a border crossing (get stamped out of Thailand, enter into the neighbouring country, then get stamped back into Thailand). Given that I prefer to have any excuse to take my bike out for a trip, I pretty much always choose

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