Start: Lai Chau, Vietnam
End: Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam
Distance: 106 km
Avg: 14.6 k/h
Max: 49 k/h
Total: 4545 km
Total riding days: 52
Roadkill: the road, being bulldozed and JCB'd into oblivion in a couple of places
Another long, hot, hard day. The legs are struggling.
Dien Bien Phu is the scene of the final defeat of the French in their efforts to keep hold of their empire in Indochina. I will stay here a couple of days to rest and look around.
Met a couple of Germans on a motorbike.