Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

The Motorbike Diaries – Vol. 1

14 Comments 04 March 2009

Yes, you have all heard about the movie Motorcycle Diaries; Che Guevara and his epic motorcycle journey through South America. No, the title of this post wasn’t a typo. I’ve decided that since conquering my fear of driving in Ho Chi Minh City seems to be something I think about 24/7, I might as well [...]

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

The Motorbike Diaries – Vol. 2

8 Comments 05 March 2009

Start from the Beginning – Motorbike Diaries Vol. 1 There is a motorbike in my living room. Don’t worry, I put it there on purpose, I didn’t drive through a wall or anything. It’s just sitting there, paid for, looking at me as if it were a piece of furniture. It’s kind of like the [...]

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

The Motorbike Diaries – Vol. 3

4 Comments 08 March 2009

Start from the Beginning - Motorbike Diaries Vol. 1 Obstacles. Today was the day, the day I was supposed to take the motorbike out and practice. Yet from the moment I stepped outside today I had obstacles in my way. In my little alleyway that leads to my apartment were about 15 parked motorbikes. Somehow the [...]

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

The Motorbike Diaries – Vol. 4

8 Comments 09 March 2009

Start from the Beginning - Motorbike Diaries Vol. 1 Sunday…today is the day it has to happen. No rain, no motorbikes in my way, just the hot sun beating down on the pavement and the open road beckoning me for adventure. Well, actually I’d like to believe that it was beckoning me…but it was hard to [...]

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

The Motorbike Diaries – Vol. 5

4 Comments 14 March 2009

Start from the Beginning - Motorbike Diaries Vol. 1 The motorbike has been rather stationary lately. Very stationary. Okay – I haven’t moved it for 5 days. How did a whole week go by and I haven’t touched the bike? Fear, laziness, excuses, tired; all of the above. I’ve been focused on other becoming legal instead. [...]

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

The Motorbike Diaries – Vol. 6

4 Comments 19 March 2009

Start from the Beginning - Motorbike Diaries Vol. 1 It’s the weekend and that means that it’s time to get on my motorbike again and join the sea of 2 wheels. I’d like to say that it was easier this time, but I don’t know that it was. It was a good practice session though and [...]

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Books, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

The Motorbike Diaries – Vol. 7

2 Comments 24 March 2009

Start from the Beginning - Motorbike Diaries Vol. 1 I’m on the road and my motorbike is parked in my living room having a vacation!  I thought I would put out this post though since it pertains to motorbikes and Vietnam.  Stay tuned for more Motorbike Diaries and travel posts when I return from my trekking [...]

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

The Motorbike Diaries – Vol. 8

15 Comments 28 April 2009

Start from the Beginning - Motorbike Diaries Vol. 1 If you want to know how to get your own Vietnam Motorbike License without bribing an official – check out Vietnam Motorbike License website! My motorbike license recently arrived proving that bribing officials here actually works. See, you learn something new every day in Vietnam. Of course [...]

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I'm Sherry, a corporate cube dweller turned nomadic traveler. I travel to off-the-beaten-path destinations to bring you unique travel experiences and photography. But it's not just about travel, it's also about life experiences of a middle age wanderer.
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