"Crouching Bikepacker - Real Tiger"! The dangers of Free-Camping... February 21st 2007 Day 261, 16th February
Muak Lek - Saraburi - Ayutthaya
Awoke on the temple floor after the 6am prayers and shortly afterwards sunlight flooded the room. We ate breakfast with the monks - rice. But it’s strange what these Buddhist monks eat, I mean…I thought they were vegetarians but the eat fish and buffalo meat. Last night I saw some of them drinking beer and smoking cigarettes even! ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Ayutthaya 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
Hi! I'm Andy Ganner, known as the "BIKEPACKER". Meaning I put everything on my bike; tent, cooker, clothes, food, tent, and sleeping bag... and just set off on an adventure.
Been doing it nearly 20 years and have hand-written journals for every trip from my RTW backpacking trip of 1986, up to present.
Over the next years I'll be publishing my "Memorablogs" of these trips. It will take time as there are many slides to scan, I only went digital in 2009.
You can already read the epic England to Singapore trip: 2001 a Bike Odyssey, now. It's all there, word for word from my written jour... full info