Monthly Archives: March 2012

29th March – Sen Monorom to Snoul – 127km (total = 1359km)

The route: http://connect.garmin.com/activity/163207065 The photo: The chat: They say pride comes before a fall… Having agreed just that morning that we’d ‘99%’ nailed bike touring in the dry season in Cambodia, that 1% we clearly hadn’t nailed bit us right back … Continue reading

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27th – 28th March Sen Monorom (rest days)

The photo :   Sen Monorom is at an altitude of 700m, which means it’s much colder than the rest of Cambodia. We finally got to wear the fleeces we had been carrying around for the last 1000km, and had … Continue reading

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26th March – Snuol to Sen Monorom – 61km (plus cheating) total 1222km

The route: http://connect.garmin.com/activity/162401643 The photo: After 3 and a bit hours of riding into a hefty headwind with the only view being mass deforestation and itinerant migrants working on hastily erected shacks,  we were less than enthusiastic about the 1000m climb … Continue reading

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25th March – Kampong Cham to Snuol 137 km (1161km total)

The route : http://connect.garmin.com/activity/162401662 The photo:  The chat: Today was twice as long, but at least twice less painful than yesterday – having yesterday learnt the dangers of straying off tarmac, we stayed on the hard stuff today and headed for … Continue reading

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24th March – Phnom Penh to Kampong Cham – 101km (total 1024km)

The route:http://connect.garmin.com/activity/160886673 and http://connect.garmin.com/activity/160886652 (so hard the GPS couldn’t cope…) The photo: The chat: If a bike tourist (or indeed a pair of them) were considering a route off the beaten trail out of the capital city of Cambodia, but were unsure … Continue reading

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