Da Nang to Khe Sanh – Leg 7

Da Nang to Khe Sanh – Leg 7

Posted by on May 31, 2013 in Da Nang to Khe Sanh - Leg 7, Vietnam Blog | 0 comments

Da Nang to Khe Sanh – Leg 7

(Click on the above image to see the full version of the map) Leg 7: Da Nang to Khe Sanh – STATISTICS Total Distance: 335km (208 miles) Total Moving Duration: 10hrs, 26min Total Duration: 11hrs, 34min Average Pace: 32kmph Max Elevation: 883m Current Elevation: 498m Today’s leg from Da Nang to the North Vietnamese town of Khe Sanh is the longest and the most remote of the journey to date so to say I was feeling a tad apprehensive before we set off would be an understatement. Fortunately one of my concerns, the state of the road, was...

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Khe Sanh Review

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Khe Sanh Review

The trip to Khe Sanh had been a struggle. Over 12 hours and I was still with the local mechanic who was trying to figure out what was wrong with my Motorbike. When it became clear Jonny would be staying over night at the mechanics I decided to go for a stroll up the main road in the search of somewhere to stay. I didn’t get far before the now traditional “Ello…!” ringed out from across the road. Now after such a tiring day the last thing I felt like was small talk but it was becoming increasingly clear that the further...

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