Monthly Archives: August 2014

Cycling Northern Thailand/Laos Day 12-14

Doing that hardcore tour yesterday saved us a day going back via the Mekong river. Its an 8h boat ride passing some villages and great scenery. Once in Luang Prabang we checked in to a guest house went over the … Continue reading

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Cycling Northern Thailand/Laos Day 11

Oudom xai – Pag Beng We decided to cycle to Pag Beng and take the boat along the Mekong river to Luang Prabang. It  is 147 km in total. Actually a nice 2 day ride but we ran out of … Continue reading

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Cycling Northern Thailand/Laos Day 9

Vieng Phoukha – Luang Namtha Today we cycled through the Natiolpark of Nam Ha. Awesome cycling through great scenery. We woke up early coz we knew its only 60 km so we wanted to do it in 1/2 day to … Continue reading

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Cycling Northern Thailand/Laos Day 8

Base Gibbon Experience – Vieng Poukha Maybe the hardcore day of our tour. After breakfast in the treehouse we hiked and ziplined for more than 3 hours back. Once we reached the starting point we had our lunch. Smart as we … Continue reading

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Cycling Northern Thailand/Laos Day 7

Gibbon Experience Today we went on the 2 day Gibbon Experience. Its a 2 day trip going through a National Park and staying overnight in a 30 house (40m high in the tree). After an introductiin and a safty video … Continue reading

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Cycling Northern Thailand/Laos Day 5 & 6

Ban Huai Luang – Houay Xai (Laos) Elevation 368 m. 56 km  – total 138 km 301hm down – total 597 hm down 283 hm up – total 567 hm up We had a great coffee at our guest house … Continue reading

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Cycling Northern Thailand/Laod Day 5

Ban Huai Luang – Houay Xai (Laos) Elevation 368 m. 56 km  – total 138 km 301hm down – total 597 hm down 283 hm up – total 567 hm up We had a great coffee at our guest house … Continue reading

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Cycling Northern Thailand/Laos Day 4

Chiang Rai (420m a.s.l)- Ban Huai Luang ( 391m a.s.l) 82km 297 down 284 up After our breakfast we hit the road. The 1st 20km was easy cycling on the main road. There was quite some cars but Thai drivers … Continue reading

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Cycling Northern Thailand / Laos Day 3

At 6 am we reached Chiang Mai. We went to the bus Terminal where the buses leave for Chiang Rai and here the bikes were no issue at all. We left Chiang Mai at 8.30am in direction Chiang Rai. The … Continue reading

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Cycling Northern Thailand / Laos Day 2

After waking up and having our breakfast we assembled our bikes. While unpacking them we got our 1st surprise. One bikes bigger crank had suffered a bit during the travel. Its the 1st time that happened. Next time we will … Continue reading

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