At some point in their life, most Thais will sport what is sometimes referred to as “The Thai Tattoo”. It usually takes the form of a 2-3 inch (sometimes much larger) circular or oval shaped, crimson colored patch, usually on the lower inner calf or ankle. The one pictured in the photograph below belongs to […]
Motorcycles in Thailand
More posts about motorcycles, motorcycle safety, and how to hire a motorcycle in Pattaya.
Huay Yai MX Track, as the name suggests, is located in Huay Yai, East Pattaya, see the map at the bottom of this page to get directions. This a privately owned and maintained track, anyone wishing to use the track can see more details and information on the owners Facebook page, also at the bottom […]
These Thailand Songkran photos (below) are typical modern day Songkran scenes, and you’ll notice they all feature what looks like scenes of great fun, and more importantly they all feature motorcycles. I wish you a happy and fun filled Songkran, but I would also like to remind you that unless we follow a few commonsense […]
I’m sure I will witness many more completely naked motorcycles in Pattaya, I reckon I probably have already, just never had a camera on me. These old “step though” motorbikes are durable, tough, easy to maintain, and highly adaptable, they are the modern day workhorses of Thailand.
I borrowed this superb footage of a couple of motocross bikes at Bo Win Motocross Track, just 30 – 40 minutes drive from central Pattaya. If you fancy getting some airtime yourself you can easily find Bo Win motocross track on the Google map, embedded below. The unique video footage was taken using a GoPro […]
Before the arrival of the first motorcycles in Thailand, most notably the popular step-through models such as the Honda Wave, Suzuki Crystal and Yamaha Nouvo, boy racers would likely have taken the bull by the horns. I bullshit you not, as you see in the photo (below) the humble buffalo is capable of speeds comparable […]
Harley Davidsons, vintage bikes, custom bikes, vintage cars and heavy metal bands gathered for the annual Burapa Pattaya Bike Week, a meeting of like minded souls who like chrome, leather, noise and heavy metal music. So here’s a few photos (below) from the Pattaya Burapa Bike Week 2013, held for the first time at Silver […]
Some of the driving habits on Thailand’s highways are extremely dangerous, while others are just annoying and thoughtless. Not all the habits on the list below are unique to Thailand but they are certainly more prolific in Thailand, which can make Thailand a dangerous place to drive. Using “hazard lights” to indicate to indicate they […]
It’s senseless, it’s crazy, and there is a serious side to it, not here not today. I know the Songkran Festival accounts for an unprecedented amount of casualties but I’m not writing a songkran survivor’s guide, I’ve done that already, this is just a bit of fun with Songkran photos.