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We got scammed by two dodgy blokes on a street corner in Vietnam

Saturday 6th February

Firstly, don’t worry about us. Yes we got scammed, but we weren’t robbed of much money at all. We came away feeling pretty stupid, having gained a useful life lesson and a good(ish) story, the details of which follow… … 1,671 more words


Four weeks ago we sent all of our waterproof clothing home. It was a bad decision.

Cycling from the Cau Treo border to Hué (part two)

Monday 1st February

Miles: 35

Another short day, due to the spacing between hotels.

It drizzled all day. 1,141 more words


Scottish-Yukon link up for Tour de Loire Valley

So with the awful weather brought in with all the storms with fancy names – incidentally don’t you think there should be a Storm Matilda … that would be fun! 937 more words

Cycling Highway 1 

Cycling from the Cau Treo border to Hué (part one)

Sunday 31st January

Miles: 38

I should have known that the deer we had seen in a cage last night had a bad fate in store. 704 more words


Leap of Faith

I had done a sky dive back in 2003 over mission beach Australia, and although it was an awesome experience, the goggles i had on didn’t fit properly and so the air came underneath and made it hard to see… By the time i got to the bottom i had some serious red eye going on!! 277 more words


"Gooooooood..." ...checks watch, yep... "... Morning Vietnaaaam!"

Cycling from Laos to Vietnam via the Ban Naphong/Cau Treo border

Saturday 30th January

Miles: 51

From our hotel in Lak Sao we had just over 20 miles to cover before we reached the border. 812 more words