After a good night's sleep in the
Pin Hotel in Lampang we are going to
find something to eat at the market.
If it worked without problems in Pai, in Lampang it takes a bit more effort.
Finally, we eat some noodles in a restaurant along the road.
Then we walk back across the market, and Pia buys a kilo or two sambal.
At a quarter past nine we leave for
On the way Pia gets the idea not to go to Kamphaeng Phet but to Phitsanulok, we haven't been there for a long time. It means not to turn in Tak, but rather go straight. Tom wants to stay two nights, because otherwise we don't have the time to look around.
About fifty kilometers before Tak we turn to the Bhumibol dam.
After some winding roads and a few slopes we arrive there. We park the car, it is full, and look around. Tom suffers from his fear of heights when he is standing on the deep side of the dam. But the reservoir looks nice.
We drive back a bit and eat at a market, in the grounds of the dam, along the river. Lots of food, reasonable quality.
Pia buys another bag of dried bamboo; you seem to be able to use that in all kinds of dishes.
When we drive on we decide to go to Kamphaeng Phet anyway; after all, we want to go back to
Bangkok, and we are running out of clean clothes.
At half past four we are in Kamphaeng Phet. The counter is at 2130 km.
We check in at the usual hotel, the
Chakungrao Riverview Hotel.
Then we have a drink.
In the cafe we found before, โรงเตี๊ยมชากังราว (Chakungrao Tavern) you can also eat, we try phat
bai krapaow from old eggs and larb balls.
The cook understands her profession.
Then we walk to Phet Cafe, the beer cafe next to the hotel, and after a wheat beer and a tasty IPA we go to sleep.
Written on: 2017-12-02
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