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Travel by Motorbike in Vietnam

VIETNAM | Mon, 29 Jan 2018 | By mirlingabroad | Views [798]

I thought I was going to die today. Careening down the steep mountainside on the back of our rickety rented hostel motorbike, whipping around curve after curve of thin roadway hugging the cliffs, facing multiple moments of certain head-on destruction ... Read more >

Tags: da lat, motorbike, on the road, vietnam


INDONESIA | Mon, 11 Aug 2014 | By adventurers | Views [372]

Day 11.  A very laid back day.  We three separated for the day.  Dave had Bali belly and stayed in the room all day reading An Idiot Abroad and running back & forth to the toilet.  Dan hired a motorbike and drove all ... Read more >

Tags: an idiot abroad, bali belly, bedspread, danau toba, lake toba, motorbike, shopping, toilet paper

Bia Hoi Hai Noi!

VIETNAM | Mon, 27 May 2013 | By nnninecountries | Views [1641] | Comments [1]

Our journey to north began after a couple days of waiting for our tailored garments  to be finished. Once they were mailed off to Canada, we hopped on a bus to Hue, a small town near the DMZ or the old border between north and south Vietnam. It ... Read more >

Tags: cyclo-taxi, motorbike, rice terraces, trekking, vietnam

An American in Ho Chi Minh City

VIETNAM | Tue, 21 May 2013 | By paul_meet_world | Views [383]

Landing in the airport of a foreign country for the first time is always a moment of disorientation. I'd been through Bali, Singapore, Thailand, but it seemed like Vietnam was something completely apart - a new kind of foreign-ness. Coming in to Ho Chi ... Read more >

Tags: culture shock, motorbike

Its not the destination, its the journey...

LAOS | Sat, 9 Jun 2012 | By teamofgiants | Views [1365] | Video

We arrived in Savannakhet, Laos in the evening. The air was warm and sticky. The people were friendly and helpful. After a week in Vietnam, Laos felt like a vacation from a vacation. In many parts of Laos there is no use in haggling and the ... Read more >

Tags: champasak, don daeng, ferry, homestay, laos, moped, motorbike, pakse, savannakhet, wat phu

Island Life

VIETNAM | Mon, 28 Mar 2011 | By gem_sky | Views [1813]

First, there was Rabbit Island (Koh Tonsay). I went there for my first weekend in Kampot. Taking a fishing boat from Kep (the village next to Kampot) it takes 45 mins for serene and blissful island life! A beautiful beach, beach strolling monks, ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, fish sauce, island, koh tonsay, koh tral, motorbike, phu quoc, vietnam border, visas, white sand

My Photo scholarship 2010 entry

GUATEMALA | Sat, 16 Oct 2010 | By centralamerica | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Dear Jason, Photographing and travelling around the world, are my favourite combination ever and there is nothing else that I want more in my life then to combine those two, as my “work office”! I am from Slovenia and I have been living ... Read more >
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Tags: #2010wnphoto, basket, family, guatemala, kids, latin america, motorbike, old man, shoes, travel photography scholarship 2010

I'm never riding a motorbike EVER AGAIN

INDONESIA | Wed, 28 Jul 2010 | By adventurers | Views [2161] | Comments [5]

(and with my motorcycle history, i probably shouldn't.  ahem).  "The journey not the arrival matters" - T.S. Eliot.  Roads in Sumatra are notoriously horrendous & travel is so slow, so for our journey from Tangkahan to Bukit Lawang, ... Read more >

Tags: bad roads, bukit lawang, honda, indonesia, motorbike, motorcycle, road, roads, sumatra, tangkahan

Crusty Demons of dirt. Story by Dave

INDONESIA | Wed, 28 Jul 2010 | By adventurers | Views [1845]

Imagine 2 hours sitting on the most uncomfy seat you've ever sat on.  Next, make that seat even narrower & on the back of a motorbike. Then picture the worst road you've ever been down which included such highlights as: *long sections of river stones ... Read more >

Tags: bad roads, boar, bridge, bridges, indonesia, motorbike, road, roads, sepeda motor, sumatra

Hold on Tight!

VIETNAM | Wed, 3 Mar 2010 | By true-claims-stories | Views [2761]

On our trip in Vietnam, we rented scooter taxis to take us to Monkey Island. The road was very winding and on our return trip a sharp turn caused me to fall off the back of the scooter and slide a few meters across the gravel road. I was stopped by ... Read more >

Tags: accident, broken leg, emergency, motorbike, vietnam

Bangkok and Ko Samui

THAILAND | Thu, 20 Aug 2009 | By matsmith | Views [883]

Spending a day in Bangkok was great, there was just so many things to do and see that we wished we could stay longer. The city is much more expensive than anywhere we'd yet visited but we decided to stay in the city and visit the royal palace and emerald ... Read more >

Tags: bangkok, big buddha, burma, chaweng beach, ko samui, motorbike, snorkelling, swollen eye

What Kind of Motorcyclist Are You?

VIETNAM | Sun, 7 Dec 2008 | By willpeach | Views [707] | Comments [1]

Take the test now! 1.        You want to hire a motorbike. You look around and scout out your options. Do you… a)       Rent a lowly old manual from your local bia hoi? b)       Rent a more upscale tidy automatic ... Read more >

Tags: honda, motorbike, saigon, vietnam, xe-om

I'm a Little Xe Om Driver

VIETNAM | Mon, 1 Dec 2008 | By willpeach | Views [1228]

I’m a little xe-om driver short and stout, I drive on two wheels, with my jacket inside out… My name is Phuc, which is hilarious to most of my customers.   I come from a long line of motorbike taxi drivers, my uncle drove the first Honda to ever ... Read more >

Tags: driving, motorbike, saigon, vietnam, xe-om

Road tripping on my mototbike!!

VIETNAM | Mon, 25 Aug 2008 | By treefrog | Views [1081]

Road tripping with my motorbike to destinations outside of Saigon was one of my hobbies while living there.   One long weekend I drove up to Cat Tien national park north of Saigon.   It was supposed to be a 4-hour drive on my motorbike, ... Read more >

Tags: cat tien, janaline smalman, motorbike, national park, saigon, travel, vietnam

Saigon, city in the sun!!

VIETNAM | Mon, 25 Aug 2008 | By treefrog | Views [878]

I lived in Saigon, Vietnam for a year and loved it.     Saigon is a world where old and new competes to survive in this dense populated city. It’s a city filled with skyscrapers, ancient temples, motorbikes, people on ... Read more >

Tags: janaline smalman, motorbike, saigon, travel, vietnam

A terrible easyrider tour across the beautiful Central Highlands of Vietnam

VIETNAM | Wed, 9 Jul 2008 | By jfernandes | Views [4526] | Comments [4]

From Saigon, I took a bus to Dalat, a former French hill station at an altitude of almost 1500m on a plateau in the Central Highlands. My time here was short since River, my easyrider tour guide, picked me up from the bus drop-off to take me to the ... Read more >

Tags: coffee, easyrider, motorbike, river, silk, waterfalls

Easy Rider

VIETNAM | Wed, 9 Apr 2008 | By rosibud | Views [2326]

It all started as we were strolling along the beach at Nha Trang one bright sunny day.  As the waves gently lapped against the plastic bag lined shore and we admired the massive Hollywood style VINPEARL sign on a nearby island, these two Vietnamese ... Read more >

Tags: easy rider, motorbike, tours


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