Winter 17/18 From Điện Biên Phủ over Sơn La to Phố Ràng

Our ride today: From Điện Biên Phủ to Sơn La. It was a nice warm day with lots of clouds but no rain. Lots of green on both sides of the road. To bad most of it was agriculture. Another monument on a hill along the QL 12 On the QL 279 in Tinh Lai Chau And on the other side of the street - a farm Tằng Quái Park - just another Theme Park in the mountains Mountains and a lake from the…

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A Day in Điện Biên Phủ

Điện Biên Phủ is famous for the important battle that was fought here between the Việt Minh and the French colonial troops. The victory of the Việt Minh ended major French involvement in Indochina and led to the partition of Vietnam into North and South. A very happy Greek after a good nights sleep Vietnam Military History Museum The Vietnam Military History Museum The museum is housed in this interesting looking building. The entrance reminds one on the trenches of the Hill A1 opposite…

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Winter 17/18 From Sìn Hồ⁩ to Điện Biên Phủ

Today we started to drive South again. Starting on the DT 128 over the mountains with lots of mountains to see. Quite easy once you on the QL 12 which is a bigger road. It was hazy but dry with blue sky over us. A nice day riding towards Điện Biên Phủ. Lots of agriculture happening in those mountains Many small farming villages in the mountains More rice fields from now on since we drive South again Not a lot of forrest left Agriculture…

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