Scooter swarms and road crossing in S–S–S–S Saigon.

Hello from Vietnam, or as Robin Williams so famously put it in his role as war radio DJ: Gooooooooooooooood Morniiiiiiiiiiiing Viet naaaaaaaaaaam! Although any pedant would pick out my error in my comparison, I think you get my point! I write this from Ho Chi Minh City aka Saigon, as the locals still call it. … Continue reading Scooter swarms and road crossing in S–S–S–S Saigon.

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I’ve seen this a lot, but this one beats them all ... so far. Now I know that the moped or scooter is THE way to travel in Asia but there have been far too many times I’ve bore witness to some insanely dangerous uses. These have ranged from a family of 6 (2 adults … Continue reading Max Power!