Cycling Vietnam: Day Thirteen

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Total Distance to Date: 807.81km Total Time to Date: 47 hours, 57 minutes I told you all yesterday that I wanted to try and push myself on to Phong Nha today. Well, I did it!! I’m finally in Phong Nha, and I’m completely ready for the rest I’m going to get over the next few days. I already spent this …

Cycling Vietnam: Day Twelve

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Total Distance to Date: 726.43km Total Time to Date: 43 hours, 11 minutes Today’s ride can be summed up in one word: hill. I was expecting it given I’d looked up what the elevation change would be before I got started, but it was still worse than I’d thought! The reason for that however is because I was expecting to …

Cycling Vietnam: Day Eleven

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Total Distance to Date: 670.06km Total Time to Date: 39 hours, 45 minutes I got back on the Ho Chi Minh Trail today – it turns out this was a great idea. The scenery was amazing! In part, this was due to the clearing of the clouds and the emergence of the sun (finally), but I also happened to have …

Cycling Vietnam: Day Ten

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Total Distance to Date: 620.36km Total Time to Date: 36 hours, 58 minutes Well, I ended up having two full days of rest while I was in Vinh! I’ll be honest with you – I quite enjoyed being back in a bigger city; people around me, restaurants easily found, a cinema… When I woke up still feeling exhausted on the …

Cycling Vietnam: Day Nine

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Total Distance to Date: 574.48km Total Time to Date: 34 hours, 17 minutes While I continue to think I’m in the middle of nowhere, and I don’t expect to see a single other tourist, Vietnam keeps surprising me. Just like how I met a bunch of tourists when I made it to Yen Cat, I met a few Canadians last …