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Old 01-30-2012, 04:40 PM   #13
Suqsuda OP
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Next stop was at a Ho Chi Minh Trail museum and memorial. This photo on the wall showed the same stretch of the trail during the war that were are riding today -- bombed to a lunar landscape:



Wide (weird) load on the road:



After a mountain pass of sweepers, stopped for lunch just past this bridge over a river:



You can see that the original bridge was bombed in the war:



At the lunch stop:



Mark takes a nap:



Proceed through beautiful scenery on good, almost empty roads toward the Lao border, and pass the foot of the Mu Gia pass into Laos.





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