Cycle Tour Day 8, 85km, average 24.5km/h. Another good brekky and then onto the bus to clear the city traffic. Seems like the cars and scooters rule; bicycles are left to foreigners in the main, to the extent that the roads are just about gridlocked. About an hour out (20km) we de-bused and after fixing a few problems with the bikes away we rode on the Vientiane - Luang Prabang "highway" which initially had short pot-holed sealed sections between pot-holed dirt s...
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Cycle Tour Day 7, 0km, average 0km/h. We all looked forward to this rest day, not that the riding has been particularly hard, it's just nice to get off the bike for a day, have a wander and catch up with some washing. Still awoke at sparrows and was at brekky by 6:30 am. Phil and I were the only ones there from our tour, all the others enjoyed a sleep in. A nice mix of Asian & European food was on offer. The coffee was stroooong!!!! A wander along the Mekong ...