Ting Mong Scarecrows in Cambodia

Could hot, humid weather, a low elderly population, mostly rural population and no mass transit system have contributed to the low Covid-19 infection rate in Cambodia? Or is there something else at play here? Something from beyond? In… Read More

Iconic Vietnam War Images Revisited

For as long as I can remember I had a desire to visit Vietnam. That goes back to my teen years and maybe even earlier. Since that was the Vietnam-American War era I am not sure what motivated… Read More

Vietnam – A Little Help From Strangers

My ‘Strokes to Spokes’ around-the-world bicycle trip continues in Vietnam. I leave the flat lands of the Mekong Delta and the chaos of Ho Chi Minh City behind as I head out to the ocean for some views… Read More

Venturing Into Vietnam – Pho, Lotus Fields and Rats

I crossed into Vietnam from Cambodia on the seventh day of my bicycle ride around the world. It is time for some Vietnam bicycling. The border crossing at Ha Tien was uneventful and quick – it almost seemed… Read More

Strokes to Spokes – Week One

  Every journey starts with a single step. This week I began a huge step in my life and the first week has come and gone without a hitch. Strokes to Spokes began seven days ago. I rode… Read More