May. 9, 2017 by

Addendum: “After the big forest fire on the exhausting gravel road Luca and I look  for a place to camp at the river. In the late afternoon we find one, take a  bath to get the dust off again and…
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May. 7, 2017 by

Welcome to Myanmar! Mengarlapar!! (but actually it sounds more like: Mengalabaaa! It means hello) Myanmar begins with a gravel road. At the border checkpoint they don’t want to see my passport. They say ‘immigration office’ and point further down the…
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Thailand(2nd time)

Apr. 24, 2017 by

Welcome back in Thailand. For Johanna it will be the last country on our journey. After one year on a bicycle she will fly back home from Bangkok. For me it will be more or less a east-west crossing through…
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Mar. 27, 2017 by

All the meat gets a dusty crust automatically, when they sell it directly at the roadside. We better go for a fresh cold coconut. Dusty Cambodia. About three weeks ago we left the sea in Vietnam, now we arrive in…
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Mar. 25, 2017 by

Welcome to Cambodia. As I wrote everything works out fine at the border and we get our 30 days visa on arrival for 30 $. Short after we look for a hotel/guesthouse where we stay for one night. The next…
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Mar. 16, 2017 by

It took a while for us to figure out about the vegetarian/vegan restaurants in Vietnam. The word for vegan is “chay”. If you know it, you find quite a few of them all over. Good food. In Cam Ranh we…
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Mar. 7, 2017 by

A big problem in Southeast Asia is the rubbish. We see so much of it everywhere. And in Vietnam we have the feeling that it is even worse than in Thailand or Lao. Sure the waste is not only in…
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Feb. 23, 2017 by

Welcome to Vietnam. A very difficult country for us! Not easy to write all stories about it for me. So I most probably just talk about the better moments in Vietnam. So, as I said, we already have our visa…
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Feb. 19, 2017 by

After all the climbing we reach a more flat landscape with pleasant smooth hills. At a small lake we sleep in a small wooden guesthouse hut at the lake. The lake doesn’t invite for swimming, but the weather is too…
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Feb. 17, 2017 by

After six days I meet Johanna again, she cycled towards me from Luang Prabang together with Jonathan for one day. Jonathan comes from Canada, he started cycling in England also in April. He earns money selling photos and writing newspaper…
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