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ASIA AGAIN -- Houay Xai, Laos to Lhasa, Tibet, February, 2008

Total Miles: 12538
Miles/Day: 28
Days Riding: 450
Group Size: 1
Bike: Touring
Flat Tires: 20

Load: Panniers
Load Weight: 40 Lbs.
Camping: 5%
Cooking: 0%
Cost/Day: $ 20
ACA Helped Me: No

Rider: Bill Weir; Travel Writer, Non-Member UNITED STATES Email

Summary: A Grand Tour of China, Central Asia, Northeast India, Southeast Asia, China again, and Tibet--ending in Lhasa.; Self-Planned

Health Issues: none

Motivation: To experience the diverse cultures and landscapes of Asia.

Most Challenging Aspect:Central Asian red tape

Favorite Experience: Arriving in Lhasa after a fantastic high-elevation ride across northern Tibet.

Least Favorite: Theft of my bicycle in Kazakhstan, but police got it back the next day

Tips: Just go!

Online Journal: Click Here


Date Entered: Apr, 2011

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