Scooter Ride around Pai, Thailand

This is a quick post about a scooter ride around Pai that includes photos, maps and facts. This is a self-guided cultural experience on a shoestring. Pai the Scooter-Friendly Town When you travel for months in the same part of the world, it happens that you keep on meeting the same people over and over […]

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Canyon Walk Near Bukittinggi, Sumatra, Indonesia

bukittinggi canyon walk

In this post I outline how to do a canyon walk near Bukittinggi, Sumatra, Indonesia. It includes logistical requirements such as maps and facts. This is a self-guided cultural experience on a shoestring. Difficulty Level: Following provided by Ulrich Rudolph, RAJAWALI-HOTEL, Bukittinggi, ulrich.rudolph@web.de or +62.752.31905 Total Cost Range of this Activity is: $  The Canyon […]

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Motorbike Around Merapi Volcano Ride, Sumatra, Indonesia

Lake Maninjau

In this post I outline how to Motorbike Around Merapi Volcano Ride, Sumatra, Indonesia. It includes logistical requirements such as maps and facts. This is a self-guided cultural experience on a shoestring. Difficulty Level: Following provided by Ulrich Rudolph, RAJAWALI-HOTEL, Bukittinggi, ulrich.rudolph@web.de or +62.752.31905 Total Cost Range of this Activity is: $ Around-The-Merapi Tour by […]

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Scooter Ride to Lake Maninjau, Sumatra, Indonesia

Lake Maninjau

In this post I will outline how to take a scooter ride to Lake Maninjau, Sumatra, Indonesia. It includes logistical requirements, photos and facts (map, costs, background info). This is a self-guided cultural experience on a shoestring. Difficulty Level: Lake Maninjau is a caldera lake in West Sumatra, Indonesia. It is located 36 km to […]

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How to Trek Langtang NP, Nepal

Langtang Trek

In this post I will outline how to trek Langtang NP, Nepal. I will provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to a full written narrative, photos and videos. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoestring. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. This is […]

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How to Ride to Lamayuru Monastery, NW India

Lamayuru

In this post I outline how to ride to Lamayuru Monastery, NW India. It is the oldest in Ladakh, dating back beyond the 10th century. I will provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to a full written narrative, photos and videos. This is a self-guided motorcycle activity […]

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How to Visit the Nubra Valley, NW India

Nubra motorcycle 3

This is a outline on how to visit the Nubra Valley, NW India, by motorcycle. I will provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to a full written narrative, photos and videos. This is a self-guided activity on a shoestring. Follow the links to dig deeper into the […]

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Langtang Motorcycle, Trek & Summit – Narrative

Langtang Trek

Nepal, Langtang National Park Rocky Road to Langtang They say that time slows and that you see your life flash before your eyes when death approaches. I can’t vouch for the abridged version of life flashing by in slideshow fashion, but I can vouch for time slowing down as death began knocking at my door […]

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Ride to Lamayuru Monastery

Lamayuru

Ladakh, India Lamayuru Ride Lets rent a motorbike and ride to Lamayuru, Cristina stated. I looked up from my eggs on toast breakfast and frowned. She continued to stare at me expectantly while I chewed my toast much longer than necessary. We were in a holding pattern. She was playing the persistent Italian girlfriend and […]

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Search for the Digar La Pass Trek

Diga La Trek

Ladakh, India The Mysterious Digar La The objective was simple. It was the Nubra Valley to the north of Leh, in Ladakh, India. Actually there were a few details that I neglected to consider. Primarily that there was now a road from Leh to the Nubra that crossed over the highest motorable pass in the […]

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