The Motorbike Diaries – Vol. 8

April 28, 2009 15 Comments »

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 […]

The Motorbike Diaries – Vol. 7

March 24, 2009 2 Comments »

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 […]

The Motorbike Diaries – Vol. 6

March 19, 2009 4 Comments »

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 […]

The Motorbike Diaries – Vol. 5

March 14, 2009 4 Comments »

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. […]

The Motorbike Diaries – Vol. 4

March 9, 2009 8 Comments »

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 […]

The Motorbike Diaries – Vol. 3

March 8, 2009 5 Comments »

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 […]

The Motorbike Diaries – Vol. 2

March 5, 2009 8 Comments »

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 […]

The Motorbike Diaries – Vol. 1

March 4, 2009 6 Comments »

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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