Day 1: 53 Across Vietnam, Hanoi to Hoah Binh

I had a great evening in Hanoi last night, gaining new perspectives. After spending the afternoon building the bike (look, ma, no leftover bike parts!), I headed to a Vietnamese restaurant to meet Tung Nguyen, an oncologist, cancer researcher, long distance runner, and translator of art and architecture. The conversation was quite amazing, covering everything from…

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Good Morning, Vietnam!

I woke up at the crack of dawn this morning and for a brief moment, thought I was back in my home on Nicollet Island in Minneapolis. It was the roosters crowing that threw me off. We have roosters on the island, too, but the city-dwelling roosters of Hanoi were bold and proud. 5:30am proud,…

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Tales From a Bicycle Seat- with Canadian artist Pam Hall

Listen to the latest segment of my adventure-podcast, Tales From a Bicycle Seat, with Canadian artist Pam Hall. Her work has been exhibited across the world and across Canada; from the National gallery to community halls, from fish wharves to ice-hockey arenas. Tales From A Bicycle Seat is a series of impromptu conversations with artists, community…

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