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ASIAN JOURNEY -- Mukdahan, Thailand to Nasik, India, February, 2010

Total Miles: 6800
Miles/Day: 25
Days Riding: 270
Group Size: 1
Bike: Touring
Flat Tires: 12

Load: Panniers
Load Weight: 40 Lbs.
Camping: 1%
Cooking: 0%
Cost/Day: $ 20
ACA Helped Me: No

Rider: Bill Weir; 59 years old, Travel Writer, Non-Member UNITED STATES Email

Summary: From the Mekong River in NE Thailand, I headed north through Laos and Vietnam, then entered China and gradually climbed onto the Tibetan Plateau. Lastly I rode in the far west of India, mostly in Gujarat State.; Self-Planned

Health Issues: none

Motivation: Experience diverse cultures and geography of Asia.

Most Challenging Aspect:High elevations of the Tibetan Plateau.

Favorite Experience: Too many to list. I particularly enjoyed meeting the friendly Tibetan people.

Least Favorite: Cycling in a raging thunderstorm on the Tibetan Plateau.

Tips: Go!

Online Journal: Click Here


Date Entered: Apr, 2011

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