Take Two

Post collision, I am relieved that we have returned to Hanoi for a break. Luckily, Paul’s injuries seem to be minimal. A possible concussion, and some pretty heavy bruising on his collarbone and shoulder. Not great, of course, but all things considered, it could have been a lot worse. We are all quite aware of that.Continue reading “Take Two”


The day after I purchase Elektra, the guys arrive back from the North. We meet for drinks and between their tired faces and their stories from the road, they already look every bit the experienced biker. They congratulate me on my purchase, they ask how she rides. “Well, I haven’t actually ridden her yet.” OutContinue reading “Departure”

A Cheeky Tam Coc Visit

It is now January 4th. The guys left yesterday – I cried, of course. Louis has stayed another night and we’ve decided to head to Ninh Bình together. We’ve been told it’s “Ha Long Bay on land,” and have heard from various people that it’s meant to be beautiful. At only 2 hours away byContinue reading “A Cheeky Tam Coc Visit”