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 [...]

Hue

Hue

We ended up spending two nights in Phong Nha. With Maeve and Helena due to leave at around 5 am the morning after we visited duck stop, we did what any responsible adults would do. We drank beers until about 4:30 am. Sitting around a fire pit, we talked about duck stop, road trips through [...]