Eric normally hammers out our routes. I trust him, most of the time. We both like big mountains and empty spaces. Neither of us are big city people and we’re fairly indifferent towards most major tourist meccas. After China, I
We love Laos. This is where we met way back in 1996 and the country will always hold a special place in our hearts. Much has changed since we backpacked there in the mid-90’s. Back then there was no tourist
A collection of our favorite photos from our time bicycle touring in Laos.
The monks invited us in without a moment’s hesitation. Their temple was a simple one, but we were welcome to spend the night. I imagined we’d be shown a suitable spot out back, but no, a gentle-faced man in a
Cross some borders and you’d hardly know you’d switched countries. Roll across the 49th parallel from the US into Canada and you’ll soon spot a Walmart, a Safeway and a Pizza Hut. Switch from the Chilean side of Tierra del
Laos is the current darling of Southeast Asia and it’s not hard to figure out why. Sure the scenery is stunning, thick tropical jungle and fast-flowing rivers, and there’s certainly plenty of culture in this temple-dotted land, but what really