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Hands up! This is a rubbery! In episode five, GREEN RIDERS go to the source and find Southeast Asia’s first rubber tree, in Kantang, Thailand. We explore the complex, rubber-made story behind this most common of materials, a story of pestilence, slavery, deep jungles, big dreams, dashed hopes and a whole lot of drippy, white … Continue reading
The heat made Jamie delirious! He lost his mind and went into a hardware store in an attempt to find a taco to fix his bicycle…. Sometimes the stress of being on the road gets to ya 🙂
In episode four, GREEN RIDERS are invited to join Peace Corps volunteer Julia Schulteis at Din Udom, the cluster of villages where she works in Krabi province, Thailand. We get to check out an incredible playground, built entirely by the community, out of old tires. After, we cycle a few kilometers to the neighbouring village, … Continue reading
An update from our friends at the Earth Times, highlighting our adventures in Kok Krai, our progress along this windy route, and the growing list of species we’ve met along the way (non-human). Thanks for the support ET!
KM ridden: 501 (Khao Sok National Park, Thailand to Penang, Malaysia) Number of GREEN Riders joining Kenny & Jamie: 33 OLDEST GREEN Rider: 77 years old YOUNGEST GREEN Rider: 19 years old Bird Species: 36 Reptiles: 4 Mammals: 4 Liters of water per day: 7 Number of people shouting ‘HELLO, WHERE YOU GO?!’: Too Numerous … Continue reading