Simon was nervous about riding a moped in Chiang Mai’s traffic but as soon as we rented a bike he loved the sense of freedom. It’s a great way to zip around the city and we feel very Thai, especially when ignoring road rules (everyone does). Most of the time we can avoid traffic queues by weaving in and out of the cars and heading to the front. At busy times like this though a queue of mopeds had formed between the cars and we had to wait patiently behind these soldiers.
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