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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....

Tuesday, 20 December 2016

2016: Q5 4-Nation Ride...

"No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow..." - Lin Yutang

(Riding the loop in 22 days)

Date: 27 November - 18 December 2016
Route: Malaysia - Thailand - Cambodia - Laos
Total Distance: 7,650 km

(On top of Muang Kasi Plateau, Laos)

Earlier, we made plan for our 4-nation solo ride and plotted the detail routing covering Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos and coming back through different route. For the first 10 days we rode solo, just the two of us, crossing the Malaysia/Thailand border at Bukit Kayu Hitam, the Thailand/Cambodia border at Hat Lek and the Cambodia/Laos border at Dom Kralar thus completing our mission of our solo 4-nation ride for 2016.     

On day 10 in Thakhek, Laos we met up with the Truecolour Bikerz who crossed the Thailand/Laos border in Chong Mek. From then on we rode together doing the loop through Laos and Thailand back to Malaysia.

This ride was a relaxing journey covering a total distance of more than 7,650 km in 22 days. We enjoyed the freedom of riding the open road, absorbing the beautiful awesome scenery and exploring new places. I have compiled the 4-Nation Ride itinerary in our travelogue.

Every experience, good or bad, is priceless...

Day 01: K Lumpur - Hatyai
Day 02: Hatyai - Chumphon
Day 03: Chumphon - Chanthaburi
Day 04: Chanthaburi - Koh Kong
Day 05: Koh Kong - Phnom Penh
Day 06: Phnom Penh
Day 07: Phnom Penh - Stung Treng
Day 08: Stung Treng - Pakse
Day 09: Pakse - Thakhek
Day 10: Thakhek
Day 11: Thakhek - Vientiane
Day 12: Vientiane - Vang Vieng
Day 13: Vang Vieng - Luang Prabhang
Day 14: Luang Prabhang - Boten - Luang Namtha
Day 15: Luang Namtha - Golden Triangle - Mae Sai
Day 16: Mae Sai - Pai
Day 17: Pai - Mae Hong Son
Day 18: Mae Hong Son - Mae Sot
Day 19: Mae Sot - Kanchanaburi
Day 20: Kanchanaburi - Chumphon
Day 21: Chumphon - Danok
Day 22Danok - K Lumpur

(Our faithful reliable KTM, otw to Thailand/Cambodia border )
(By the Mekong River in Phnom Penh, Cambodia)
(Just the two of us in Trat, Thailand)
(Thai Guest House in Kanchanaburi, Thailand)
(The Villa Thakhek, Laos)
(The Avalon Hotel in Vientiane, Laos)

The Truecolour Bikerz gang:
Mat Put, Nizam/Faiza, Mad Wan/Effa, Mus/Mun
Pok Deng/Aizan and their 3 kids (4x4)

Our Travelogue: munmus.blogspot.com

Thursday, 1 December 2016

Momento from Italy (2008)

"A person without the knowledge of his past, origin and culture is like a tree with no roots..."

(Leaning mugs of Pisa)

Leaning Tower of Pisa

The Leaning Tower of Pisa or simply the Tower of Pisa is the campanile, or freestanding bell tower, of the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa, known worldwide for its unintended tilt.

In March 2008 we went for a backpacking tour of Italy and took the night train from Rome to Genoa. On the way back to Rome we hopped off to Pisa to visit the Leaning Tower.

My Travel Blog: munmus.blospot.com