Royal Enfield first ride in Kathmandu

Aug 2013. Royal Enfield motorcycle, We all know about it’s dominance in the Himalayan kingdoms. Classic, ex-Britsh makes and the go-to bike to conquer the vast terrain of the Himalaya. While touring Kathmandu. I coudn’t resist the opportunity to ride one of these. I did…

Bali Memories

October 2012. We were in Denpasar, Bali. Doing the usual shopping and dining in the main tourist area Kuta. But we can only do so much, and in no time we rented a motorcycle, a Honda Tiger 200 for a day and romp around the…

Did you smell it ?

“Did you smell it ?”, I was asked by a fellow rider “Huh? smell what ?”. I replied innocently, really! “You can smell it along the way!” So this is Cannabis plant, which I’m holding is the recognizable shape of the leaf (think Adidas logo)….

The Deep South of Thailand

This is about Southern Thailand, also known as Pak Thai. Well part of it at least, as I will not cover the ever touristy and crowded destination like Hatyai, Phuket, Krabi..etc.. But the ‘Deep South’ province of Yala, Pattani, Narathiwat or maybe more if I…

Donyi Polo – first encounter with Animism

Roing, Lower Dibang Valley. 31st December 2014. The night we welcome a new year, under the unpolluted star light. Far away from my concrete jungle, and with no digital connection. And here I am making a connection back to nature, our origin. In a chilling…

The Ride Mindfulness

A ride from Singapore to Wat Pa Tam Wua Forest Monastery in Mae Hong Son for a meditation retreat. My original plan was to fly in to Chiang Mai, but since I have a bike – my trusty Triumph Tiger Explorer and the monastery is…