Dalat, Vietnam: A lotta Dalat

We are driving our motorbike at sunset along a winding road atop a high mountain pass. Far below lies a landscape of intensely green rice paddies, dark turned earth, sprawling coffee plantations, forest glades, and copses of fruit trees. A panorama of the Central Vietnam highlands spreads magnificently out over the lip of the road. […]

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Saigon to Da Lat, Vietnam!

Fellow Misadventurists! Greetings from Da Lat, Vietnam. Why are we in Da Lat, an eight hour bus ride up into the mountains, so soon after arriving in Saigon? To quote Senor Inigo Montoya, let me explain. No, there is too much. Let me sum up. After our long flight from Hong Kong to Manila; the […]

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Southeast Asia here we come

My fellow Misadventurists, We have our plane tickets. We have some tentative subjects. We have most of our gear. We have some great contacts in Cambodia and Vietnam and possibly beyond. So it’s now official. We’ll be landing in Hong Kong for the first leg of our documentary shoot/backpacking adventure in only eight, heart-quickeningly short […]

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