Winter 17/18 From Phố Ràng to Nà Hang

It was a gray day again. Light rain in the morning so I took it easy and had two coffee. After the rain stopped I finally started to pack the bag on the bike. Drove out of the hotel at 10:28 for the next part of the trip. Mist in the mountains Looks like another day with a lot of brown Fresh cut mountainside Logging area - looks like they save a few of the big ones for later Lets see how this looks…

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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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