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Na Meo border crossing

Today I was a bit worried about the road conditions because of all the online accounts of this crossing. The current situation for July 2016 is that the road is pretty good, I found one section of nasty mud and bike swallowing puddles, but it was only about .5 km long. 157 more words

Adventure Riding

Cruising from Hanoi towards Laos

This is just a sample of the great scenery once you escape the outskirts of the city. Another beatiful mountain pass. Decent services every few miles as well. 71 more words

Adventure Riding

Vietnam 2016 Day 12

July 13, and this morning we had a bike ride booked along the valley for a couple of hours.  After yesterday’s work and with my cold I decided to rest instead.  280 more words


Vietnam 2016 Day 11

July 12.  Today we headed back to the local village we visited yesterday in Mai Chau.  It’s a half hour drive from the lodge we are staying at.  664 more words


Vietnam 2016 Day 10

July 11 and we’re on another road trip.  Mai Chau is a rural area about 150km from Hanoi.  It’s in a valley, so there will be mountains to climb, and boy is this bus underpowered on the hills.  507 more words


Video Diaries 2016: From Ireland to Vietnam

Videos you say? Yes, videos! For those following us on snapchat during our Vietnam trip, you probably noticed me recording like mad!

Normally I don’t like vertical videos but because I took all the videos on Snapchat to save myself from being glued to my phone AND a camera, these compilations are. 119 more words


#Report: Rice Culture in Mai Chau

Il est toujours impressionnant de voir tout un village travailler comme un seul homme.

It is always impressive to see a whole village work as one.