Asia by Motorcycle

  • End of the Ride: Luang Prabang

    Back on to highway 1C and then 13 South towards our final stop: Luang Prabang – a┬álovely little town in the hills with temples, restaurants and bars, crescented by the Mekong and Nam…

  • The Rest of the Northern Loop

    After Ponsavan we follow highway 7 East, then 6 North until we hit 1C Westward, and we encounter many gorgeous little mountain villages. Riding through here is a joy! Bamboo village after bamboo…

  • Ponsavan – Reality Check

    It’s bye bye to Vang Vieng and we follow Highway 13, then follow Highway 7 Eastward towards the next larger town of Ponsavan. It’s quite a way to go and though the roads…

  • Back in the Saddle!

    Lao: The beauty of the landscape is breathtaking! And the warmth of the people, especially in the small villages out in the countryside, is really special. I think it’s impossible not to fall…

  • Journey to McLeod Ganj (Dharamsala)

    Our journey from Kasol takes us out of the Parvati Valley, back on to the national highway by Mandi and from there on to Dharamshala about 100km west. Dharamshala is the town where…

  • Little Israel??

    The next morning we say thanks and goodbyes to Mr Bhalla the owner and Hira, the manager, a really helpful guy, and we set off towards the Parvati Valley about 15km South. Having…

  • No Escape from “Progress”

    Early morning we put Kullu behind us and ride two hours up into Manali, the last town before the great Rothang La mountain pass which leads up into the great heights of the…

  • We Came, We Saw, We Left in a Hurry

    We make our way from Karsog at about 09:30 towards Mandi, on roads winding through beautiful mountain forests. The views are spectacular and the riding is challenging and at some points downright scary.…

  • Diamond in the Rough

    From Shimla we plan to drive the back-roads via Karsog to Mandi, which we hope to be able to accomplish in one day. This way we may be in for a slower journey…