Highly detailed GPS maps of Laos including the Ho Chi Minh Trail
By popular demand, LaosGPSmap is producing a specialized offroad map 2014, designed for offroad motorcycle and adventure riders. Laos is currently experiencing an unprecedented explosion in infrastructure road building as of 2013-2014. For us offroad riders this has meant a huge shift in venues around Laos. Many of the old trails and tracks have been [...]
Southern Houaphan province is a hive of activity with a new district center under construction.
Well it has been an incredible season for LaosGPSmap as we have surveyed cities, villages jungle trails and of course our favorite area for exploring, Ho Chi Minh trail which comprises the border areas of the Southern third of of Laos, often referred to during the war days, as the “Dragons Tail”.ho chi minh trail [...]
U.S. Air Force Maj. Wendell Keller and his co-pilot, Lt. Virgil ‘Mike’ Meroney, prowl the night sky above Laos in their F-4D Phantom jet, on the lookout for North Vietnamese forces stealthily making their way along the Ho Chi Minh Trail far below. Muzzle flashes suddenly reveal the location of anti-aircraft guns. Nearly out of [...]