Archive for February, 2007
No one’s ever heard about the concept of horizontal roads here in Laos. It’s either up or down and often times very steep.
I’ve now arrived in Phonsavanh, a rather dusty, non-descript little town in Northern Laos. Mountains are everywhere and thus cycling is with my tongue hanging out of the mouth – because it’s almost rediculously hard to fight all those roller coaster roads, or because the tiny settlements along the way are very rustic, fascinating and taken straight out of some NGO “Help the Poor” campaign from TV. I love it!
It’s beautiful, tough, hot, ultra poor and the challenge has had another dimension for the last few days: a mad wizard has unfortunately found it’s way deep down my belly and destroys any kind of normal peristaltic movements… He’s just not being fair to me, that little fella’
It’s nice to be wired again. I got an amazing 1008 spam messages on the site. It’s nice to know that someone cares about you…
I’m tired & content, need a rest day – and to hear from YOU!
So come on, cats and kittens, tell me about your whereabouts, what inspires you, drives you, makes you mad and stuff…
Lots of thoughts as always
Why didn’t anyone tell me about this? While I was fighting my way through the Lao mountains, this huge news appeared the other day. A potential door opener that I’ve been waiting for for years…
Please keep me informed out there, guys!
Ninh Binh -> Hanoi! (guest house)
Distance (km) : 98
Time on bike : 4h 44m
Brutto time: 8.35 – 14.00
Avg : 21.07 km/h
Total (km) : 13592
Tune of the Day: Babylon – David Gray
And if you want it just come and get it, crying out loud
The love that i was giving you was never in doubt
Let go of your heart let go of your head and feel it now
Let go of your heart let go of your head and feel it now babylon