Cycling Vietnam: Day Twenty-Three

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Total Distance to Date: 1,486.15km Total Time to Date: 84 hours, 24 minutes I took some advice for my ride today. I made sure I paid a little stop to expat Bob who runs a restaurant in Tuy Hoa (and who has been on plenty of motorbike rides around the country) who gave me the idea of hugging the coast …

Cycling Vietnam: Day Twenty-Two

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Total Distance to Date: 1,413.96km Total Time to Date: 80 hours, 28 minutes Right now, I can barely even think to tell you about my ride today, because all I’m thinking is that in two days time – just another 130km – I’ll be in Nha Trang. The bike will be getting locked up. I’ll be heading south (by bus) …

Cycling Vietnam: Day Twenty-One

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Total Distance to Date: 1,330.59km Total Time to Date: 76 hours, 5 minutes I put in a bit of a hard slog yesterday to get me as close to Quy Nhon as possible. If it wasn’t for the sun setting so early here in Vietnam, I probably would have gotten all the way into the city. Given I didn’t make …

Cycling Vietnam: Day Twenty

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Total Distance to Date: 1,292.43km Total Time to Date: 73 hours, 42 minutes There’s only one word to describe today – wet. The skies opened up before I’d even left the hotel, so for the first time while I’ve been riding, I donned my raincoat… That’s not to say it hasn’t rained on me before – it’s just never rained …

Cycling Vietnam: Day Nineteen

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Total Distance to Date: 1,205.50km Total Time to Date: 68 hours, 49 minutes It was another one of those terrible Highway 1 rides today. I’d debated about starting the day with a little detour out to the site of the My Lai massacre, but then figured it wasn’t really something I wanted to be confronted with on my own. Besides, …