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  1. 1. opinion | 26 Feb 2015

    Thailand: for your biking needs

    THINK BOX

    By Pongpet Mekloy, Newspaper section: Life

    » With increasing popularity, cycling is featured more often in the media, both as good and bad news. Recently a unique biking video was posted on YouTube. Shot in New Zealand, it shows two riders racing down a mountainsid...

  2. 2. travel | 19 Feb 2015

    See Si Racha as you’ve never seen it before

    free wheel

    By Pongpet Mekloy, Newspaper section: Life

    » From the vantage point where I stood, the small city bathed in soft morning sunlight looked as if it’s nestled in the embrace of nature, flanked by the blue sea on one side and lush greenery on the other. I never knew Si...

  3. 3. travel | 12 Feb 2015

    Mixing it with the navy boys

    free wheel

    By Pongpet Mekloy, Newspaper section: Life

    » Chon Buri's coastal district of Sattahip boasts many mountain bike trails built and maintained by local cross-country riders, many of whom are officers and servicemen in the Royal Thai Navy. Sure enough, these tough...

  4. 4. travel | 05 Feb 2015

    Prehistoric memories of Mukdahan, Savannakhet

    FREE WHEEL

    By Pongpet Mekloy, Newspaper section: Life

    » A couple of weeks ago, members from the organising team of the Tour Of Mukdahan-Savannakhet event came to Bangkok and dropped by the Bangkok Post building.

  5. 5. travel | 29 Jan 2015

    Knocking around Nakhon Phanom

    By Pongpet Mekloy, Newspaper section: Life

    » Hardy cyclists have no problem riding hundreds of kilometres to their holiday destinations. But for most of us, spending days spinning the cranks on scorching highways full of manic motorists does not sound like fun. Wit...

  6. 6. opinion | 22 Jan 2015

    Take a stand on taxis, general

    By Pongpet Mekloy, Newspaper section: Life

    » The bitter account of a Japanese educational volunteer's latest experience at Suvarnabhumi airport, which he referred to as "a disgrace to Thailand", has been all over the internet in the past few days. Originating ...

  7. 7. travel | 15 Jan 2015

    Ride like a champion

    By Pongpet Mekloy, Newspaper section: Life

    » One of the Kingdom's oldest destinations for downhill mountain biking, Khao Makha in Wang Nam Khieo, Nakhon Ratchasima, holds an almost legendary status. Well, at least among downhillers.

  8. 8. travel | 08 Jan 2015

    Sasebo: A place to make your heart sing

    travel scrapbook

    By Pongpet Mekloy, Newspaper section: Life

    » Sasebo. Sasebo. Sasebo. I don't remember exactly how many times I read this name out loud the first time I saw it on the map. To me, it's both beautiful and funny. Try pronouncing the word in front of the mirro...

  9. 9. travel | 08 Jan 2015

    Pumped for a crazy ride

    FREEWHEEL

    By Pongpet Mekloy, Newspaper section: Life

    » The town of Aranyaprathet, Sa Kaeo province, has never ever before been of interest to extreme sports buffs. But since December, this trade hub on the Thai-Cambodian border has suddenly become a hot destination for downh...

  10. 10. travel | 01 Jan 2015

    Enjoying the first rays of 2015

    FREEWHEEL

    By Pongpet Mekloy, Newspaper section: Life

    » Located in the easternmost part of the Kingdom, Pha Chanadai in Ubon Ratchathani serves as Thailand's reference point for the official time of sunrise. Like Phuket's Phromthep Cape, which plays the same role fo...

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