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Laos Route and Accommodation

Laos Route and Accommodation

View S&M Boiler Works Accommodations in a larger map. Last updated: 15 March 2017 Costs are all based on two people and two motorcycles. Locations included secure motorcycle parking. The US$ conversions are based on our average exchange rate while in the country....

Expense Report: Laos

The RTW trip we are currently on can be done for less money but we are choosing to take the middle road. We offer these expense reports as a baseline for others to plan with. We spent a total of $996.50 on living expenses and $480.51 on one-time expenses. We spent...

Laos to Cambodia Border Report

This is our experience/record of crossing the Laos-Cambodia border on Wednesday, 8 February 2017. Our traveling party consisted of two people and two motorcycles. We started at 12:00pm and finished at 12:52pm. Border Name: Non Nok Khiene-Trapaeng Kriel Closest major...
Siamese dreams…Thailand part I

Siamese dreams…Thailand part I

“Hold on, I am at the office now and will email the permits as soon as I have them”. We read this text from our Thai fixer as we were standing in front of the Thai customs office. We were being told by the official that we would not be allowed into Thailand without...
Thailand Route and Accommodation

Thailand Route and Accommodation

View S&M Boiler Works Accommodations in a larger map. Last updated: 21 January 2017 Costs are all based on two people and two motorcycles. Locations included secure motorcycle parking. The US$ conversions are based on our average exchange rate while in the...

Thailand to Laos Border Report

This is our experience/record of crossing the Thailand-Lao border on Saturday, 21 January 2017. Our traveling party consisted of two people and two motorcycles. We started at 9:54am and finished at 11:40am. Border Name: Thai-Laos Friendship Bridge at Nong Khai Closest...
No Burma-Shave in Myanmar

No Burma-Shave in Myanmar

Myanmar is reluctant to let foreigners in with their own vehicles. We saw on the registration log book at the immigration office that our bikes were the 140 and 141st vehicles allowed entry from India in the past twelve months, not a lot of folks coming this way....

Myanmar Route and Accommodation

View S&M Boiler Works Accommodations in a larger map. Last updated: 17 January 2017 Below is the list of hotels we stayed at during our tour of Myanmar and our route map. We aren’t providing a detailed listing of every hotel and we actually don’t know the prices...

Expense Report: Myanmar

The RTW trip we are currently on can be done for less money but we are choosing to take the middle road. We offer these expense reports as a baseline for others to plan with. We spent a total of $470.30 on living expenses and $3,019.90 on one-time expenses. We spent...
India lite

India lite

India’s a lot of things but high on the list of legend is how difficult riding here can be. Animals, people, parked trucks, suicidal drivers, no rules, and constant obstacles in the road made riding here a challenge but it was not as bad as we had feared. It helped...
India Route and Accommodation

India Route and Accommodation

View S&M Boiler Works Accommodations in a larger map. Last updated: 17 January 2017 Costs are all based on two people and two motorcycles. Locations included secure motorcycle parking. The US$ conversions are based on our average exchange rate while in the...

Expense Report: India

The RTW trip we are currently on can be done for less money but we are choosing to take the middle road. We offer these expense reports as a baseline for others to plan with. We spent a total of $662.34 on living expenses and $365.77 on one-time expenses. We spent...
Nepal Route and Accommodation

Nepal Route and Accommodation

View S&M Boiler Works Accommodations in a larger map. Last updated: 17 January 2017 Costs are all based on two people and two motorcycles. Locations included secure motorcycle parking. The US$ conversions are based on our average exchange rate while in the...

Expense Report: Nepal

The RTW trip we are currently on can be done for less money but we are choosing to take the middle road. We offer these expense reports as a baseline for others to plan with. We spent a total of $1,530.05 on living expenses and $1,002.62 on one-time expenses. We spent...
Istanbul not Constantinople

Istanbul not Constantinople

Istanbul, the seventh largest city proper in the world and the largest city in Europe, was our home for almost a month. Straddling the Bosphorus Straight this city has one foot in Europe and one foot in Asia. Riding the motorcycles in Istanbul was a nervous affair and...