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SEA-Change


Something rich and strange, from Bangkok and beyond

7,354 km (4,570 miles) over 263 days from January 12, 2011 to October 1, 2011

Topic: Bicycle Touring  
Categories: Tour diaries, 6-12 months, First tour, World
Locales: Asia, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, China, Yunnan Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Qinghai Sheng, Gansu Sheng, Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Europe, Turkey
Year: 2011

Permalink: http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/SEAchange

Copyright © 2010-2014 By Kendra Kurihara and Rob Dillon - (contact)

Status: Completed Feb 2012Featured Journal #525
Last update: Saturday April 20, 2013 16:18 (US/Pacific) (edited Thu 25 Jul 2013 21:19 (US/Pacific))
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Table of Contents

Introduction
The Route: The current idea at least
The Kit: in retrospect: What worked, what didn't

Thailand

      Jan 13-16: Pounding pavement: Tourists in Bangkok

Cambodia

      Jan 17-18: Riding bikes??!!: Bangkok to Siem Reap
      Jan 19-23: Temples of Angkor: Siem Reap
      Jan 24: Churning the Ocean of Sand: Siem Reap-Beng Melea
      Jan 25: The Last Temple: Beng Melea-Srayong
      Jan. 26: We should learn Khmer: Srayong to Tbaeng Meanchey
      Jan 27: Red dirt: Tbaeng Meanchey-Chep
      Jan 28: Older is better: Chep-Stung Treng
      Jan 29-30: River life
      CAMBODIA looking back and MAP.

Laos

      Jan 31-Feb 1: We love Laos!: Strung Treng-Don Khong
      Feb 2: Don Khong to Champasak
      Feb 3: Wat Phou: Champasak to Pakse
      Feb 4-5: We're millionaires!: Pakse - Paksong
      Descent into the lost valley: Paksong - Sekong
      The Secret War: Sekong - Tadlo
      Bike, Eat, Sleep: Tadlo
      Where the bike takes you.: Tadlo - Salavan
      Petang!: Salavan-Lakhompheng
      Hiding In Plain Sight: Lakhompheng-Savannakhet
      The only constant: Savannahkhet
      A lovely day: Savannakhet - Thakek
      Karst-landia!: Thakek
      Trekking: it's Euro for backpacking: Phou Hin Boun NPA (National Protected Area)
      The Loop: Thakek-Mahaxai-Thalong-Na Hin-Tham Kong Lo-Phonsi
      It was fated: Phonsi - Vientiane
      Earthly delights with a price: Vientiane
      The best roller coaster in Laos: Vientiane- Luang Prabang
      Welcome to the bubble, we got what you need: Luang Prabang
      River Interlude: Kayaking the Nam Ming and Nam Khan
      Welcome to the puddle: Luang Prabang Part II
      On the road again!: Luang Prabang - Pakmong
      A spring day: Pakmong - Muang Ngoi
      Gringos in Paradise: Muang Ngoi-Muang Khua
      The Rat: Muang Khua
      On our ưay out: Muang Khua - Muang May
      To the other side: Muang Mai- Dien Bien Phu
      LAOS Looking back and MAP.

Vietnam

      History lesson, Pt.1: Dien Bien Phu
      The wild Northwest: Dien Bien Phu - Muong Cha - Muong Lai - Pa Tan
      Good morning! Good Morning!: Pa Tan-Tam Duong (Binh Lu)
      Finding sustenance in Vietnam: Tam Duong
      Over and out: Tam Duong-Sapa
      Fleeing the hills: Sapa - Lao Cai - Hanoi
      Good Eats: Hanoi
      Sights: Hanoi Part II
      Chay River Massif: Hanoi - Pho Lu - Pho Rang(Bao Yen) - Viet Quang(Bac Quang) - Vinh Quang(Su Phi) - Xin Man(Coc Pai) - Bac Ha
      Bac Ha Market Day: Bac Ha - Lao Cai
      VIETNAM Looking back and MAP.

China

      Yunnan Province
      Entering the Dragon: Hekou - Yuanyang
      EPCOT Hani: Yuanyang
      Like Qing Dynasty or Something: Yuanyang - Jianshui
      Heaven: Jianshui-Fuxian Lake-Kunming
      The Upper West Side: Kunming
      Backroads: Xiaguan-Yang Tiang-Cha Ho-Shaxi
      Down to the Yangtze River: Shaxi-Jia He-Qiaotou
      AAAA Scenic Attraction: Qiaotou-Tiger Leaping Gorge-Bashutai-camp at pass-Shangri-La
      Sichuan Province
      To the Plateau?: ShangriLa-Gertza-Weng Shui-camp below pass-Ran Wu
      Caterpillar fungus: Ran Wu - Xiang Cheng
      Oh mani padme bhi ho: Xiang Cheng - Sumdui
      Our sixth country: Sumdui - Litang
      Barricade: Litang
      Weather or not?: Ganze
      Alpine retreat: Ganze - Yihun Lhatso Lake (Manigango)
      Brrr: Serxu
      Qinghai Province
      Tent city: Yushu
      Back in China: Xining
      Qinghai Hu: Xining-Huang Yuan-Qinghai Lake east-Qinghai Lake south-Chaka
      It is forbidden: Chaka-Wulan-Delingha-Camp below pass
      Convection: Camp Below Pass-Da Qaidam-River camp-Bridge camp
      Gansu Province
      GO THE FREENESS: Bridge camp-Aksai Kazak-Dunhuang
      Xinjiang Province
      Being with Homeland Forever: Urumqi
      CHINA Looking back and MAP.

Kyrgyzstan

      Alpine vacation: Bishkek
      A Land of Milk and Honey: Bishkek-Sosnovka-Too Ashuu-Upper Suusumir Valley-Toktogul
      Hope and Nausea: Toktogul-pass above reservoir-Kara Kol-Tash Kumur-Jalalabad-Osh
      To higher ground: Osh - Sary-tash
      KYRGYZSTAN looking back and MAP

Tajikistan

      Like no other place: Sary Tash - below Kizil-Art pass - Kara Kul - below Akbaital pass - Murghab
      Alone but not lonely: Murghab - Mamazair - White Springs - Alichur - Kargush guard station - along the road - Langar
      Wakhan Homestays: Langar - Zong - Vrang - Vichkut (Bibi Fatima hot springs)
      The kindness of strangers: Vichkut - Namadgut - Ishkashim - Harakarogh - Kharog - Vamd - Baravni Tor - Kala-i-kumb
      The price of petrol: Kala-i-kumb - Dushanbe
      TAJIKISTAN looking back and MAP

Turkey

      Arriving in The West: Ankara; Cappadoccia
      Social Media: Pamukkale
      The see-food diet: Muğla-Akyaka-Datça Peninsula
      Beach House: Alaçatı
      The End: Istanbul
      TURKEY looking back


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