The first step ... South East Asia - CycleBlaze

The first step ... South East Asia

Four months in South-East Asia.

By Jean-Marc Strydom
5,226 km (3,245 miles) over 121 days between Mar. 7, 2016 and Jul. 5, 2016
The first step ... heart 3
How far, how fast ? heart 1
Birding by bicycle heart 1
The gear (or lack of it) heart 1
All packed and ready to go heart 1
Farewells, flights and non-existent visas issues heart 1
Bangkok to Petchaburi heart 1
Petchaburi - a daytrip down to the beach at Chao Samran heart 1
Petchaburi - plans redrawn slightly heart 1
Petchaburi - a daytrip to Pak Thale heart 1
Petchaburi to Kaeng Krachan heart 1
Kaeng Krachan - rest day at Samarn Bird Camp heart 1
Kaeng Krachan to Petchaburi heart 1
Petchaburi - birdwatching by bike and boat followed by a swim heart 1
Petchaburi to Bangkok by train heart 1
Bangkok to Phitsanoluk by train heart 2
Phitsanoluk to Sukhothai heart 2
Sukhothai Historical Park heart 1
Sukhothai to near Si Satchanalai heart 1
Si Sachanalai Historical Park heart 1
Si Sachanalai to Uttadit then on to Chiang Mai heart 1
Doi Inthanon - no bicycles, just birds heart 1
Lazy day in Chiang Mai heart 1
Chiang Mai to Chiang Dao Cave heart 1
Chiang Dao Birding & Chilling heart 0
Chiang Dao cave to Chai Prakan heart 0
Chai Prakan to Thaton heart 0
Thaton - an unavoidable change of plans heart 0
Thaton to Chiang Saen heart 0
Chiang Saen - a lazy visit to the Golden Triangle heart 0
Chiang Saen - birding at the lake heart 0
Chiang Saen to Chiang Khong heart 0
Chiang Khong - back to work! heart 0
Chiang Khong to Pak Beng heart 0
Pak Beng to Luang Prabang heart 0
Luang Prabang - lazy day doing tourist stuff and some housekeeping heart 0
Luang Prabang to Kuang Si Waterfall and back heart 0
Luang Prabang - more tourist stuff and housekeeping heart 0
Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng by bus heart 0
Vang Vieng to Hin Heup heart 0
Hin Heup to Ban Keun heart 0
Ban Keun to Vientiane and into the Pii Mai Party heart 0
Vientiane - a lazy day heart 0
Vientiane - last day of Pii Mai heart 0
Vientiane to Nong Khai heart 0
Nong Khai to Phon Phisai heart 0
Phon Phisai to Ban A Hong heart 0
Ban A Hong to Bung Khla heart 0
Bung Khla to Ban Phaeng heart 0
Ban Phaeng to Tha Uten heart 0
Tha Uten to Nakhom Phanom heart 0
Nakhom Phanom to That Phanom heart 0
That Phanom to Mukdahan heart 0
Mukdahan to Chanuman heart 0
Chanuman to Khemmarat heart 0
Khemmarat to Ban Song Khon heart 0
Ban Song Khon to Pha Taem National Park heart 0
Pha Taem to Khong Chiam heart 0
Khong Chiam to Pakse heart 0
Pakse to Don Khon heart 0
Don Khon - lazing the day away heart 0
Don Khon to Don Khong heart 0
Don Khong to Pakse heart 0
Pakse - Parking Off heart 0
Pakse to Savvanakhet by bus heart 0
Savvanakhet to Hue heart 0
Hue - Tourist stuff and bicycle maintenance heart 0
Hue to Lang Co Beach heart 0
Lang Co Beach to Hoi An heart 0
Hoi An to My Son and back heart 0
Hoi An - lazy day heart 0
Hai An to Binh Son heart 0
Binh Son to Quang Ngai heart 0
Quang Ngai to Su Huynh heart 0
Su Huynh to Quy Nhon heart 0
Quy Nhon Rest Day heart 0
Quy Nhon to Song Cau heart 0
Song Cau to Tuy Hoa then by train to Nha Trang heart 0
Nha Trang tourist stuff heart 0
Nha Trang to Da Lat by bus heart 0
Da Lat birdwatching heart 0
Da Lat to Juliet's Villa (near Di Linh) heart 0
Juilet's Villa to Deo Suoi Lanh and back heart 0
Juliet's Villa to Cat Tien heart 0
Cat Tien Birding Day One heart 0
Cat Tien Birding Day Two heart 0
Cat Tien to Vinh Cuu (???) heart 0
Vinh Cuu to Ben Cat heart 0
Ben Cat to Tay Ninh heart 0
Tay Ninh to Kampong Cham heart 0
Kampong Cham to Siem reap by bus heart 0
Siem Reap - Templing Day One heart 0
Siem Reap - Templing Day Two heart 0
Siem Reap - Templing Day Three heart 0
Siem Reap - Templing Day Four heart 0
Siem Reap - Rest Day heart 0
Siem Reap - Templing Day Five heart 0
Siem Reap - Rest Day heart 0
Siem Reap - Templing Day Six heart 0
Siem Reap - Rest Day heart 0
Siem Reap - Templing Day Seven heart 0
Siem Reap to Sra Yorng heart 0
Koh Ker Templing heart 0
Sra Yorng to Krong Preah Vihear heart 0
Preah Vihear to Sra Em heart 0
Preah Vihear Temple heart 0
Sra Em to Anlong Veng heart 0
Anlong Veng to Samraong heart 0
Samraong to O'Smach heart 0
O'Smach to Surin heart 0
Surin - mechanical failure heart 0
Surin to Phanom Rung heart 0
Phanom Rung to Nang Rong heart 0
Nang Rong to Pak Thong Chai heart 0
Pak Thong Chai to Ban San Chao Por heart 0
Ban San Chao Por to Ban Khlong heart 0
Ban Khlong to Khao Yai National Park heart 0
Khao Yai National Park - birding. heart 0
Khao Yai National Park to Erawan Village heart 0
Erawan Village to Ayutthaya heart 0
Ayutthaya to Bangkok by train heart 0
Bangkok - moved to New Siam II heart 0
Bangkok - chilling heart 0
Bangkok - on the way home. heart 0
Epilogue heart 0
The video on You Tube heart 0