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Cyclist in Mobile, Alabama

ONE YEAR IN ASIA -- Mandi, India to Chumphon, Thailand, September, 2005

Total Miles: 12451
Miles/Day: 28
Days Riding: 450
Group Size: 1
Bike: Touring
Flat Tires: 15

Load: Panniers
Load Weight: 40 Lbs.
Camping: 4%
Cooking: 0%
Cost/Day: $ 20
ACA Helped Me: No

Rider: Bill Weir; 57 years old, Travel Writer, Non-Member UNITED STATES Email

Summary: High adventures in the Indian Himalaya, the long ride from Thailand to Central Asia via China, into India's far south, a swing thru Cambodia, then southern Thailand.; Self-Planned

Health Issues: none

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

Most Challenging Aspect:Riding all the way across China, which took all 180 days of my visa, though I did a lot of sightseeing.

Favorite Experience: Cycling in the spectacular Himalaya.

Least Favorite: Misty weather in northern Vietnam and Guangxi Province in China--I rarely saw the sun.

Tips: Cycling is the best way to see Asia!

Online Journal: Click Here

Date Entered: Apr, 2020

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