Cycling Vietnam: Day Thirty-One

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Total Distance to Date: 2,046.34km Total Time to Date: 114 hours, 27 minutes I rode on into Vietnam just before lunch time with a grin across my face – I’ve done it. I started with this goal of riding across Vietnam, caring little of how long it would take me, just wanting to finish it and explore the country in …

Cycling Vietnam: Day Thirty

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Total Distance to Date: 1,979.15km Total Time to Date: 111 hours, 9 minutes It was a long one today! Like I said yesterday, I was going further today, to make sure that tomorrow is going to be an easy one… Still, I hadn’t expected 100km to pass under the wheels, but so it did. And here I am now, just …

Cycling Vietnam: Day Twenty-Seven

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Total Distance to Date: 1,724.64km Total Time to Date: 97 hours, 39 minutes I realised something today. The heat I’m getting here in the south of Vietnam is actually seriously intense while I’m on the bike. Riding along a wide, open road, with the full force of the sun on me is exhausting! So today, when I stepped outside my …

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, …

Cycling Vietnam: Day Sixteen

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Total Distance to Date: 1,022.04km Total Time to Date: 59 hours, 8 minutes Soooo, I know I said the other day that I’d crossed the former border, so that’s a little like getting half-way down the country… But mentally, I hadn’t crossed that line yet. For me, this was always going to be a 2,000km journey (it’s likely to be …