The 11 Hour Day

The 11 Hour Day

Nhon Hai turns out to be another easy place to get stuck, and though we are very tempted to stay, we force ourselves to move on. Chuck, the incredibly hospitable manager of our hostel, has recommended Doc Let as our next stop, so that is exactly where we go. On February 11th we ride the [...]

Nhon Hai

Nhon Hai

We spend one night in Kon Tum and on February 9th we head back towards the coast as planned. 189 kilometers from Kon Tum to Qui Nhơn, and my first experience on a DT road. So far, I have spent all of my time on QL roads. These are the national highways and are always [...]

Kon Tum

Kon Tum

After several lazy days at the coast, Michael and I decide that it really is time to go. At this point I have been in Hoi An for two weeks in total and I am itching for another ride. A few fellow travelers tell us about some beautiful roads that they covered on their motorbikes [...]

The Seaside Bungalow

The Seaside Bungalow

The Seaside Bungalow is something uniquely special. When Michael arrives on February 3rd we expect to spend one night - maybe two – there before moving on. Just enough to experience TET. And yet with each passing day, as Vy’s warm hospitality envelops us and we grow closer to the other guests staying there, we [...]

Change of Plans

Change of Plans

The next few days in Hoi An pass by in a slow daze. I ride Elektra into the city and wander through the old town. I eat banh mi every day. I spend sunsets admiring the rice fields and water buffaloes lounging in the water. I wander along the beach. I meet my new Vietnamese friend at [...]

Hoi An

Hoi An

It appears that I am growing increasingly good at dropping off the grid. It has been three and a half months since I last wrote. It's funny, really. When you're traveling, each moment with new friends seems so temporary, every moment feels so fleeting. And so you immerse yourself. You wrap yourself in experience and [...]