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    Water sports in Bangkok!

    Had the adventure today of trying out knee-boarding and wake-boarding in the suburbs of Bangkok, Thailand!

    The family decided to head out to Club Taco. This fairly good size lake is located at 175/1, KM 13 Bagna-Trad Rd., Moo 12, Bangplee-Yai. Look for this sign.


    It is a little difficult to find the place, but well worth the effort. Follow me...

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    Finally, we arrived at the entrance. Now where?


    Oh, here we go.


    We found these helpful folks.

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    I am starting to think WTF?


    Surprisingly, they do have life vests.


    Where the action begins. Instead of a boat the people are pulled by a rope/pulley system around the lake. Here you can see one ski dude coming around the bend while others are waiting to take off.

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    A lot of 'falangs' but many Thais also come out to play and practice. The #3 Thai guy in wake-boarding uses this area for practice.


    The water ramps were a blast to watch. No, I didn't try...


    More action and spills.
    Last edited by hillbilly; 29-07-2007 at 08:07 PM.

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    This is what I could have done...


    Many take offs were like this.


    A nice Thai temple in the background.

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    Ramps can be difficult for the kids...


    They are starting to listen to my advice.


    Maybe not! Notice the ski rope? See the problem with a landing?

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    Many females were out giving it their best!


    Starting to listen to hillbilly's advice...


    Hell of a lot of fun. While there were many adults the Club Taco staff really worked with the kids. My 9-year old daughter had a blast on the knee boards.

    Club Taco is open from 1000 until late on weekends and from 1100 until closing on weekdays. Damn cheap entertainment I think! Entrance fee is 200 baht for 1 hour, 300 baht for 2 hours or 500 baht for all day. The knee-boards or windsurf boards are free, but if want you want to be jumping the ramps you have to bring your own gear.

    Club Taco also has a cheap restaurant with Thai food and refreshments.

    The numbers to call are 02-316-7809 or fax at 02-316-7810.

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    Thats some really neat stuff dude..

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    I thought this thread was going to be about a trip to Eden

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    Quote Originally Posted by hillbilly
    Club Taco is open from 1000 until late on weekends and from 1100 until closing on weekdays.
    good stuff HB:just wondering whether the closing hours mentioned reflect your hillbilly background or have you just been in Thailand for too long?..

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    Wakeboarding is fun! Great pics, but why didn't you try the ramp?

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    i've been there also, it is good fun! great for a lazy sunday arvo

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    As always GREAT photo journal!

    Luckily you have good insurance, this looks kind of dangerous hillbilly!

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    That looks like a lot of fun that goes down on my list when I get back to los

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    I haven't been to Club Taco yet, but I've been to the Lakeland Cable Ski in Pattaya. I completely loved it! It is a really great workout too. I was exausted each 2 hour session.

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