Bike tour stage 3: Good Morning Vietnam January 17th 2013 Thakhek (Laos) to Hué (Vietnam): 11th Jan 2013 - 17th Jan 2013
Distance covered so far (since 20 Dec): 1879.90 km (YES! Over 1000 miles!)
Bouyant from a remarkable game of scrabble (Andy went 'all-out' in his first two goes, and was rather proud of himself, Mel got 'crazed' on a triple word score), the cycle on from Thakhek was predestined to be easy-peasy.
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Asia » Vietnam » Central Highlands The conquest of Vietnam by France began in 1858 and was completed by 1884. It became part of French Indochina in 1887. Independence was declared after World War II, but the French continued to rule until 1954 when they were defeated by Communist forc... ... 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