The recent Visakha Bucha Day reminded me of one special place: Buddhamonthon. Why? The religious park, one of the venues of the Kingdom's grandest Visakha Bucha celebrations, is home to a network of wooded singletracks.
I've always wanted to ride at this park, located in Nakhon Pathom just on the western edge of Bangkok. However, it wasn't until last Friday that I made it there.
Accompanied by three friends from the Muang Thong Cycling Club, I arrived at Buddhamonthon about 4.30pm. It was supposed to be a good time of day for biking but the dark heavy clouds quickly brought load of rain and strong winds that seemed capable of tearing off tree branches.
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