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March 29th, 2011 | Asia


We have had a few great rides in Cambodia, and are now getting ready to make a flying visit to Vietnam… Our bikes will remain in Cambodia, as anything larger than a 250cc is not allowed in Vietnam… Hereunder are a few images of our first ride across the border into Cambodia, until we reached […]

March 28th, 2011 | Asia

Reunited in Pakxe…

Early the next morning, I went down to the parking lot to see if I could find the owner of the GS800 that was parked next to the Big Fella… I took a closer look at the bike and saw that it had been through the wringer… It had clearly been ridden down the “paths […]

March 26th, 2011 | Asia

To Pakxe and Saravan…and back to Pakxe…!!

After a quick breakfast at a little dive around the corner from the hotel, we rode out of Savannakhet, heading south on Route 13… It was a lot cooler than I had expected and for the first half hour I considered pulling over and either putting my rain coat on to stop the cold wind […]

March 25th, 2011 | Asia

Sights of Savannakhet…

Savannakhet is supposed to be the “Luang Prabang” of southern Laos, but to me exhibited none of the charm of its supposed twin in the north… It is however quite a busy little town, as it forms an important link between Vietnam and Thailand. It is also a halfway stop for people traveling from Vientiane […]

March 25th, 2011 | Asia

Bathroom Bizarre…

I have stayed in many hotels and guest houses on my travels thus far, and obviously experienced a few less than desirable ablution facilities… Wadi Halfa in northern Sudan forced me to take a handful of Immodium to prevent certain urges that I had no intention of fulfilling…!! Other places made using the open bush […]

March 25th, 2011 | Asia

When in Laos… Free Culture Lesson…!!

In the lobby of the guest house with the long name, I came across a poster that provides visitors to Laos with a few important tips on local etiquette… And that covers just about everything I reckon…!! Stick to these rules and you’ll have a great time in Laos… ©GBWT 2011