Kasi Bypass – Route 4C

Kasi bypass road 4C. The Kasi bypass is one of the most amazing and changable roads in the region My recent ride over the Kasi Bypass Dec 13th 2019 From the view point before the decent. A bit further down where the mountain has been falling down. Park the bike and look back up. Amazing road down the mountain….

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Phu Chi Fa – To the base and above

January 2019 Recent visit at the end of the post One of my favourite rides. Cross over at Houy Xai, head to Pak Tha. Take the ferry across the Mekong and ride to Muang Ngern. You have the Mekong on your left and the Mountains with Phu Chi Duen, Doi Pha Thang and Phu Chi Fa on your right….

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Houay Xai to Hong Sa – Following the Mekong

Houay Xai, Pak Tha, Doi Pha Tang, Phu Chi Duen, Phu Chi Fa – Hong Sa in the dark. Friendship Bridge Chiang Khong – Houy Xai YouTube:- Crossing the Friendship Bridge Bridge Crossing Update – Nov 2018:- This is one of the most hassle free crossings you can make from Thailand to Laos. Ever since mid 2018. There have…

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Lima Site 85 : Phou Pha Thi – Then and Now

Introduction Lima Site 85 (LS-85 alphanumeric code of the phonetic 1st letter used to conceal this covert operation) was a clandestine, military installation in the Royal Kingdom of Laos guarded by the Hmong “Secret Army“, the Central Intelligence Agency, and the United States Air Force used for Vietnam War covert operations against communist targets in ostensibly neutral Laos under…

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Crater Bomb – Xieng Khouang

The largest bomb crater site in the province. Located at Baan Khai approximately 33 kilometres from Phonsavan. The bombs were dropped back in the second Indochina war by B 52 Bombers. In many cases indiscriminately on the way back from a bombing run or part of the carpet bombing of the Plain of Jars as both sides fought over…

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Plain Of Jars Site 21

Phou Keng or Keng Mountain is one of the largest quarry sites. The jars once completed were moved to Jars Site 1. Ten kilometres away. Keng Mountain is 1400 metres above sea level. There are 1250 steps to the top. Big steps too. If normal size, easily 2000 steps. I made it 3/4 of the way up and had…

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