Tibet by Motorcycle – Lhasa’s Old Tibetan Quarter

Tibet by Motorcycle... This was a journey that was the culmination of many years of wondering... What is this mystical region on the roof of the world really like? And while there are manifold ways to prepare for such a journey. For me there were … [Read more...]

Buying a Vespa in Bali – Not Quite What it Seems!

Buying a Vespa in Bali was something I always promised myself I would do one day. So a couple of years ago, after we had built our house here, I decided to make good on that promise... Vespas were the standard village transport prior to the … [Read more...]

Riding the Himalayas and the Royal Enfield Bullet

The Royal Enfield Bullet is a source of considerable pride in India - as even the most casual conversation about them will soon tell you. Even with non-bikers, chests swell and that wonderful Indian idiosyncrasy the head wobble quickly lets you know … [Read more...]

Riding the Himalayas – Himachal Pradesh Route

Riding the Himalayas was for me, the realization of a long-held ambition to see this special part of the world and to do it in a way that I would really experience it, literally by the seat of my pants on a truly unique Indian icon - the Royal … [Read more...]

Riding the Ho Chi Minh Trail – Paradise Cave

Paradise Cave... The sixth day of our Ho Chi Minh Trail journey took us in to north-central Vietnam. Right in to Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park, near the border with Laos. The park is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is located on … [Read more...]

Riding the HCM Trail by Ural – Vinh to Phong Nha

Ho Chi Minh Trail by Ural... From the coastal town of Vinh on the Gulf of Tonkin, our route along the HCM Trail took us to Phong Nha near the Laotian border. A journey that takes you through some of the most spectacular scenery in all of North … [Read more...]