I’ll Carry You

I’ll Carry You

I know these are difficult times. We are doing our best to keep our heads up and process events which are in many ways beyond comprehension. Maybe you are feeling a bit tender, or maybe you yourself have lost a loved one. If that’s the case, I want to let you know that the following [...]

Border Crossing

Border Crossing

On March 1st I traveled northwest 117 kilometers from Cần Thơ to the border town of Châu Đốc. Having been told that mechanics in Cambodia are unlikely to want to service a Vietnamese motorbike, I spent my time getting some further repairs done on Jackie. I also had her washed, because sometimes you've got to [...]

Riding Solo

Riding Solo

The days following Michael’s departure follow much of the same routine as before. Paul continues to search for a buyer for Tangerine Dream, and I get rid of items I no longer need whilst also buying some that I have been unable to find in smaller Vietnamese cities. We follow in Anthony Bourdain’s footsteps and [...]

Goodbyes

Goodbyes

On Michael’s last day morning, we make a quick visit to the War Remnants Museum. It is several floors of military equipment, varied propaganda and countless photographs. The photographs are graphic, they are gruesome. They present an era of untold suffering. As I walk through the exhibits, my stomach is in knots and my blood [...]