Bike tour stage 1: Northwards to Aus? December 28th 2012 Chiang Rai (Thailand) to Luang Prabang (Laos): 20 Dec - 27th Dec
Our vision (as many of you know) was to cycle from Bhutan (where we were), to Australia (where Mel's bro Martin is).
But there were a few problems...
1. It seemed like an awfully long way.
2. Crossing into Burma by land is not possible (legally).
3. Avoiding Burma, we'd have had to go over mountai ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Northern Thailand » Chiang Saen A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
We have left Bhutan... and now cycled over 7200km through Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia and Indonesia (Sumatra, Java and Bali)! We are now finishing off our time in Indonesia and soon will be heading over to Australia.
We are really looking forward to catching up with everyone when we are home (mid-May).
Love Andy and Mel... full info