The road from Muang Khua in Laos to the Vietnam border was a rough one. Unpaved and mountainous. I was really considering taking a bus as I’d heard about the bad conditions on this route — I was scared. But I did it because I’m a Rough Rider. I’m Road Bone.
Let’s not build a bridge. A boat ferry will be okay.
What’s your anti-drug in Laos?
On the highway, I had to take off my shoes to wade through the water.
Dirt highway with rock sprinkles.
Another river running through the highway. It’s cool that they thought of building a bridge.
I came from down there. It’s good to be on top.
Dusty and sad from my broken-road ride from Vientiane to Vang Vieng.
The limestone mountains appeared around Vang Vieng.
The cobblestone dirt road was a nightmare.
Wearing a piece of Cambodia under my helmet to look cool, and to keep the sun off.
On the road very early in the morning.
Chinese touring cyclists posing like they’re having a great time.
Descending to Oudamxai with the sun setting.