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Hanoi

Motorbiking Part 9 – The Final Leg and Selling our Bikes

In Motorbiking Part 8 I talked about our overnight train ride from Dong Hoi to Ninh Binh, and how it wasn’t exactly our favorite city in Vietnam. There were a few factors that played into this. First, Breada was sick most of the time we were there. For 2 out of the 4 days we […]

Hai Van Pass

Motorbiking Vietnam Part 6 – The Hai Van Pass and the Abandoned Water Park!

Leaving Hoi An was nearly heartbreaking. We spent 10 days there (11? I don’t know I’ve lost track of time) and we loved every single one of them. If it wasn’t a small town and had a decent market for English teachers it would be at the top of our list of places to stay […]

Motorbiking Vietnam Part 5 – Stranded

I’ve been slacking hard in the post department lately. It’s not that I don’t want to write, because I do. I enjoy keeping my friends and family up to date on what we’re up to, but sometimes the last thing I want to do after a long day in scorching Southeast Asian heat is to […]

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Twenty Minutes of Panic–Leaving Saigon by Motorbike

When Anthony and I initially discussed doing the typical backpacker thing and buying motorbikes in Vietnam, I was dead set on us getting one bike so that I would never have to drive it myself.  Well flashfoward a few months to our first day in Saigon where we ended up the proud new owners of […]