August 2019


Highs and lows in Cambodia

Monday 26 Aug Krong Svay Rieng to Neak Loeung. 63km.  Our first proper day on the road in Cambodia and scenery-wise it’s not that exciting. A flat road that’s bumpy and dusty …..but considering it’s their main highway through the country it wasn’t that busy for a Monday morning, which isn’t a bad thing for […]

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Bye bye Vietnam, hello Cambodia…

Along the sides of most of the roads in Vietnam there are way-markers that count down the number of kilometres to the next town or city. Every now and then there are also markers to towns and bigger cities further away. Today I looked over my shoulder when I passed one and saw Hà Nội […]

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The road to recovery

Monday 12 Aug – Friday 16 Aug. 72km around  Nha Trang.  In recuperation mode and although neither of us are good at completely relaxing we have been forced to have a week of doing very little while I try to get back to full strength to get back on the road. We have read many blogs […]

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Our round-up of Vietnam

We have been holed up in Nha Trang for Martina’s convalescence, so there was the potential for a gap in our blogs as there’s not much happening. Well actually there’s a lot happening… just invisibly inside Martina’s bones and muscles! So, we have decided to finish our Vietnam round up to ‘plug’ the blog gap. […]

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A big ouch and the big five oh!

Tuesday 6 August 19 – Ninh Hoa to Nha Trang – 41km (Martina last 16km by ambulance) As we had a short day planned we were up and out a wee bit later than usual. We were being blown along nicely by a tail wind so at about 18km, instead of going straight to Nha […]

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Friday 2 Aug 19 – Quang Ngai to Bong Son – 90km We are very much in functional cycling mode now, so in between days off we’re trying to cover a decent few miles each day. However, as Martina wasn’t too well yesterday we decided to see how we’d get on today …and as it’s […]

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