Day 5 & 6 - tough days but good days January 10th 2013 Day 5 & 6 - by far two of the longest days on the bike so far, not so much the distance but time in the saddle and how we were feeling. There always seems to be one day on tour where energy is a little low and that could be felt through the group today. Kel and I stuck together and dug deep as we rolled through some undulations or in Kel’s words ‘hills’!
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Asia » Thailand » North-East Thailand » Nakhon Phanom A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
On 5th January 2010 we will be riding 800km from Bangkok to Khao Lak to raise money and awareness for the charity Hands Across the Water (HATW). HATW is Australia’s fastest growing boutique charity supporting the children in Thailand who were orphaned by the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami.
Aside from donation and sponsorship opportunities, every year a team of riders participate in the Hands Big Ride to raise further funds and awareness for the charity. Every cent raised goes directly to the children and the projects approved by the Hands Board.
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