May 1, 2020 • 5M

Couchfish Day 24: Nan

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Stuart McDonald
The Couchfish podcast. Following a day by day itinerary through Southeast Asia—for all those people stranded on their couch.
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Despite the mountainous landscape, the straight run on Route 101 from Phrae to Nan (map link) is smooth. This, the primary land artery to the capital, was only completed in the 1980s. Before then, Nan was pretty wild.

To the north and east impressive mountain ranges form the border with Laos. These mountains are home to many minority groups including Yao…

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