This section from Krong No to Dinh Van is the twenty-first instalment of my bicycle ride from Yunnan to Cambodia – if all goes according to plan. Titled “Slap the Belgian!”, it is simultaneously published on Crazyguyonabike.com, where you’ll find a map with the itinerary and many other bicycle diaries by me and others. I hope you’ll enjoy.

 I’d apparently been chuckling in my sleep all night so I’ve got a slightly moody bedpartner in the morning. We pack, pay and roll our caravan into the town market for a royal breakfast, consisting of mixed kinds of sticky rice topped with shredded pork and coconut, three baguettes and some fruity snacks. Tu feels hungry so she eats along with us.

Girl on the windowsill
Girl on the windowsill

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