Damn it. World cycle travellers killed in Thailand crash

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Damn it. World cycle travellers killed in Thailand crash

Postby il padrone » Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:20 pm

A British couple who have traveled throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia have just been killed on Thailand's lethal roads :cry:




The website of their journey.
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Re: Damn it. World cycle travellers killed in Thailand crash

Postby Red Rider » Tue Feb 19, 2013 12:00 am

Very sad news :(

They experienced so much in over 18 months of amazing adventure. They died together doing what they loved.
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Re: Damn it. World cycle travellers killed in Thailand crash

Postby find_bruce » Wed Feb 20, 2013 4:47 pm

Scary to read that the road toll in Thailand is something like 13,000 per year or 19.6 per 100,000 population.

By way of comparison Australia is 5.7 per 100,000.
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Re: Damn it. World cycle travellers killed in Thailand crash

Postby im_no_pro » Wed Feb 20, 2013 4:54 pm

find_bruce wrote:Scary to read that the road toll in Thailand is something like 13,000 per year or 19.6 per 100,000 population.

By way of comparison Australia is 5.7 per 100,000.


You think reading about it is scary, try travelling in a tuk-tuk amongst it. We thought Koh Samui was bad when we got there, then we went to Bangkok..... :shock: :shock:
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Re: Damn it. World cycle travellers killed in Thailand crash

Postby find_bruce » Wed Feb 20, 2013 7:44 pm

Been there, done that :D Much prefered the train in Bangkok
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Re: Damn it. World cycle travellers killed in Thailand crash

Postby im_no_pro » Wed Feb 20, 2013 10:01 pm

find_bruce wrote:Been there, done that :D Much prefered the train in Bangkok


Must admit we didnt try the train, we were only in bangkok for 2 days and one of those was a public holiday. We did use a cabbie as a chauffeur for the day which cost us next do nothing + a trip to 1 jewellery shop which i walked into, did a lap and walked back out :lol:
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