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Ah – Sa Pa

We arrived in Sa Pa quite late Friday evening after a mammoth day riding – we’d passed so many small villages (including a village built on the mountain prescipice on stilts!) that we weren’t expecting Sa Pa to be the established town and tourist hub that it is. After a bit of searching we found […]

Ride day 2: Huyen vān Chán to Sa Pa

13 May 2016 Despite a very hard bed and a very noisy stormy night, we both slept like babies. Waking early to a stunning day outside. A quick check of the weather and it’s looking like its with us for the day – rain expected in sapa from 4’ish. Shouldn’t be a problem, since we […]

Ride day 1: Ha Noi to Huyen Van Chan

12 May 2016 Hanoi to Nghia Lo was the plan – following the rough route laid out by wwwv.nomadasaurus.com. We checked out of our Hanoi hotel at 9:30am and rode the short distance up to Style Motorbikes to collect the registration papers and number plates for our new Detech Honda Win 125’s. We’d picked the […]

Ahoy Hanoi!

Landing in Hanoi we were in need of a bit of rest and recouperation! This was our second visit to Hanoi and we’d already seen a fair few tourist sights (the prison is definitely worth a look if you’re interested in history and the French and American wars), so this time we were more focussed […]

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