Total Miles: 3600
Rider: Bill Weir; 51 years old, travel writer, Member UNITED STATES Email
Summary: From Bangkok, I rode into northeastern Thailand and on into southern Laos. In Laos, I rode nearly the full length of the country, then reentered Thailand in the north.; Self-Planned
Health Issues: none
Motivation: The people and culture of Laos make this the most popular cycling destination in Southeast Asia. I also enjoyed off-the-beaten-track cycling in northeastern and northern Thailand.
Most Challenging Aspect:The mountains in Laos form a formidable barrier between Vientiane and Luang Prabang.
Favorite Experience: Friendly people and the golden glitter of temples all along the way.
Least Favorite: none
Tips: Laos has just about everything a cyclist could dream of!
Online Journal: Click Here
Date Entered: Apr, 2011
Photo by Dennis Coello