I tend to travel the same way, wherever I go, and have developed well-worn travel patterns. Walking through cities, catching the vibe; museums and parks; street food. Most of this happens at an observational level: I watch, rather than do. So this time, I decided to jump into something more fully engaging: a 6-day motorcycle trip through northwest Vietnam.
It would just be just myself, and a guide. All travel logistics taken care of by him: package-tour convenience within a full, individual and personalized experience. There’s one big catch for me, though.
I’ve never ridden a motorcycle.
So far, we’ve travelled to four continents. So when an opportunity came to try a fifth, we jumped.
Chapter Two: St. Petersburg. Chili-Vodka, Russian Bluegrass, and the Land of Nyet.
First, a little backstory to explain why I came here, of all places.
I’m on tour right now through Northern Europe… my usual combination of work and play. Come join me on my adventures!
Chapter One: Stockholm.
An A Cappella Reunion, and Dylan is rendered (uncharacteristically) Speechless
5 countries and 5 overnight trains, 4 weeks, 3 suitcases, 2 singers, 1 Spanish Revolution, and zero instruments!