Tag Archives: Motorcycle

Ha Giang Mountain Majesty 2 of 2

Three hundred yards down the road, my travel companions were waiting. “Is everything OK?” Dean asked me. Smiling I said, “Oh, you should have seen me – no problems whatsoever. Apparently, he just wanted to check my driver’s license.”  We … Continue reading

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Ha Giang Mountain Majesty 1 of 2

Spring was heating up into summer, and I had weathered my third winter in Hanoi. Before the heat became unbearable however, I had laid plans to visit a place that had intrigued me for over two years. A week’s long … Continue reading

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American Man Chinese Bike

In recent weeks I have been working on getting my motorcycle fixed up, some of the bits are loose and broken. One thing that seemed appropriate for a “chopper” like mine was saddlebags; so I drove down to the southwest … Continue reading

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Cubs and Hogs

If you’ve ever been to Vietnam, or most of se Asia for that matter, you’ll know that the most common form of transportation is the motorcycle. Most people drive a compact machine – three or four gears, 50 – 125 … Continue reading

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Helmet? What for?

“Mr. Caleb! Can we go for walk?” the kid said to me between breaths – having just pounded down the stairs from his room to my door. The Kid is what I sometimes call him, well his name is Tom … Continue reading

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Keeping an Appointment

I drove out to pick up a book from an institution I want to work for, it was at least a half hour away across town, in the heat of the day and in the worst time of traffic. But … Continue reading

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