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...]

Ural on the Ho Chi Minh Trail – Mai Chau to Vinh

Ural on the Ho Chi Minh Trail... After the excitement of heading out from Hanoi with Charlie Boorman, and the overnight stay in the stilt houses of Mai Chau. It was time to get in the saddle of the Russian Urals and do some real riding. This time … [Read more...]

Riding the HCM Trail – The Stilt Houses of Mai Chau

The Stilt houses of Mai Chau... It's one thing to plan a big adventure. But it's quite another when the day of reckoning finally arrives. Specifically when it's time to ride that Russian Ural out in to the Vietnamese traffic for the first … [Read more...]

Riding the HCM Trail on the Russian Ural

Riding the HCM Trail on the Russian Ural... As they say in equine circles, horses for courses and in many ways the Russian Ural motorcycle is perfectly suited for the roads and traffic in Vietnam. An idiosyncratic machine based on an … [Read more...]

Vietnam – Riding The Ho Chi Minh Trail

Riding The Ho Chi Minh Trail... Vietnam's almost mythical Ho Chi Minh trail conjures images of a single track. One that runs through the mountain ranges and down the spine of the country. With Vietcong soldiers hand-carrying supplies to their … [Read more...]