Plans.. If you’ve talked to me about my trip you know how well plans have worked out for me for this first leg of the trip. For posterity sake, I’m going to outline a plan.
Start off in Bangkok, Thailand and head up to Chiang Mai. From there I’m going to take a couple of [...]
Shipping is never easy. There are always surprises even when you use forwarding services who are supposed to “take care of things” for you. I arrived in Amsterdam from somewhere to a couple of days before the bike to a week and a couple of days because of the “Thai New Year Celebration” that lasts [...]
Oh my! The updates just keep coming.
Compared to the confusion from the day before with the crate measurement + payment issues, today went perfectly! Everyone in the warehouse was happy to see me because of all the free gas I gave them yesterday.
The guy who did the measuring and delivered the crate was extremely [...]
Well, it happened again. After a nice flurry of activity my blog was silent for a couple of months. I’m planning on doing a few entries to share a couple of the stories along the way through Laos and Cambodia. To skip way ahead to today, I’m back in Bangkok for the [...]
Wow. It’s already been a couple of weeks since I quit my job and time seems to be flying. I’m still working on getting my Houston life in order before I can even officially start preparing the bike. I’m certainly enjoying my time not having to wake up but my days are still just as [...]
On advrider, everyone is always which bike is the best to take for some trip. Yeah, it is a valid question, but to me it doesn’t matter much and people spend way too much time thinking or planning and not enough time taking the trip. That being said, I spent weeks mulling over which bike [...]