Category Archives: Vietnam

29th May: Chiang Rai rest day

The route: From the most excellent Baan Norn Plearn B&B (k-sripan@hotmail.com – phone number on photo below) to the equally excellent Fat Free bike shop (fatfreebikeshop@gmail.com – phone number on photo below) The chat: What we loosely refer to as … Continue reading

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An interview with tandemasia

For any of you who really truly have nothing to do for the next 5 minutes and 2 seconds, here is a (needless to say) totally unprepared for video interview we did for at the request of a lovely couple … Continue reading

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Good morning Vietnam, Good Afternoon Laos :16th May – Dien Bien Phu to Muang Khua

The route: . http://connect.garmin.com/activity/179910432 100km (4170total) A hilly and long day with over 1800m climbing – it took us 7h18m, our longest day so far The photo: The chat: We started at 5am this morning, having heard and read nightmare stories … Continue reading

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15th May – Dien Bien Phu – rest day

The photo: The chat : We woke at 5am to hear loud thunder claps echoing throughout the valley, followed by lightening bolts and a heavy downpour of rain and rolled over in bed smugly grateful that we had postponed our … Continue reading

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14th May : Muang Lai to Dien Bien Phu 97km (4070km total)

The photo: The route : http://connect.garmin.com/activity/179910449 The chat : Bidding the post-apocalyptic town of Muong Lay a not particularly fond farewell, we pushed on uphill towards Dien Bien Phu, the last town before the Laos border (hooray). Once we’d left the … Continue reading

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