Group shot
Group shot
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Urals on the Ho Chi Minh Trail
Urals on the Ho Chi Minh Trail
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Floating bridges
Floating bridges
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Fabric shopping
Fabric shopping
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Terracing high up on Fansipan
Terracing high up on Fansipan
Dao ladies at Mau Due market
Dao ladies at Mau Due market
Terracing at Hoang Su Phi
Terracing at Hoang Su Phi
On the original HCM trail
On the original HCM trail
Khau Vai once a year market
Khau Vai once a year market
Grand scenery
Grand scenery
The mighty Minsk
The mighty Minsk
Golden harvest
Golden harvest
Suspension bridge
Suspension bridge
At home in the wild
At home in the wild
After the harvest
After the harvest
Taking the high road
Taking the high road
Planting time
Planting time
Vertical rice farming
Vertical rice farming
Traditional home
Traditional home
Mountain stream
Mountain stream
Incredible rice terracing
Incredible rice terracing
Bamboo bridges
Bamboo bridges
Out in the karst
Out in the karst
Have bamboo, will travel
Have bamboo, will travel
Local kids admire our ride
Local kids admire our ride
The machinery of war
The machinery of war
Deep valleys
Deep valleys
Taking a break
Taking a break
Make friends at the market
Make friends at the market
Flying the flag
Flying the flag
Hitching a ride
Hitching a ride
Endless views
Endless views
Narrow trails
Narrow trails
Rickety bridges
Rickety bridges
Passing showers
Passing showers
Jungle trails
Jungle trails
On the Ural
On the Ural
Mountain kids
Mountain kids
Reflective terracing
Reflective terracing
It's all a blur
It's all a blur
Urals on the Ho Chi Minh Trail
Urals on the Ho Chi Minh Trail
In the thick of it
In the thick of it
The top of Vietnam
The top of Vietnam
Colourful markets
Colourful markets
On the single track
On the single track
Obstacle course
Obstacle course
Ural near the Lao border
Ural near the Lao border
Shades of green
Shades of green
Mu Cang Chai terraces
Mu Cang Chai terraces
Watching for bow waves
Watching for bow waves
Smokin' ride
Smokin' ride
Ride to the roof of Vietnam
Ride to the roof of Vietnam
Massive bomb craters
Massive bomb craters
Bike vs. wild
Bike vs. wild
Endless jungle roads
Endless jungle roads
Bombs on the trail
Bombs on the trail
Follow the bombs
Follow the bombs
Geometric farming
Geometric farming
Bombs for gates
Bombs for gates
War remnants
War remnants
Don't look down
Don't look down
Makeshift bridges
Makeshift bridges
Hmong men at the love market
Hmong men at the love market
Bike to the beach
Bike to the beach
Hill tribe headwear
Hill tribe headwear
Planting season underway
Planting season underway
Rice transplants
Rice transplants
Homes on the range
Homes on the range
Our Urals at Khe Sanh
Our Urals at Khe Sanh
War scrap
War scrap
Stripes of rice
Stripes of rice
On the edge
On the edge
On the trail, Laos
On the trail, Laos
Rocky roads, Ha Giang
Rocky roads, Ha Giang
On the rice track
On the rice track
Pu Luong nature reserve
Pu Luong nature reserve
Elephant ride
Elephant ride
Cave on the Ho Chi Minh Trail
Cave on the Ho Chi Minh Trail
Lo Lo women on market day
Lo Lo women on market day
Planting out the rice
Planting out the rice
Jungle highway
Jungle highway
Rice terracing in Sapa
Rice terracing in Sapa
North of the DMZ
North of the DMZ
Bac Ha market
Bac Ha market
M72s and a C130
M72s and a C130
Beasts of burden
Beasts of burden
Local colour
Local colour
Treacherous roads
Treacherous roads
Ho Chi Minh Trail remnant
Ho Chi Minh Trail remnant
Tank in the Lao jungle
Tank in the Lao jungle
Hmong rider, Laos
Hmong rider, Laos
On the gangplank
On the gangplank
Corn and karst
Corn and karst
Tilling the fields
Tilling the fields
Sapa valley
Sapa valley
Serpentine roads
Serpentine roads
Pontoon bridge
Pontoon bridge
Wooden bridges
Wooden bridges
On the trail
On the trail
On the road
On the road
Have pipe, will travel
Have pipe, will travel
Rocky path
Rocky path
Home on the range
Home on the range
Working the fields
Working the fields
Suspension bridges
Suspension bridges
Mountain kids
Mountain kids
Urals in the Lao mountains
Urals in the Lao mountains
Minsk at the market
Minsk at the market
Mu Cang Chai scenery
Mu Cang Chai scenery
Market day in Bac Ha
Market day in Bac Ha
Gordon Ramsay in Mai Chau
Gordon Ramsay in Mai Chau
Saluting the Ural
Saluting the Ural
USAF plane
USAF plane
Mountains and mist
Mountains and mist
Nung village just before harvest
Nung village just before harvest
Terrace housing
Terrace housing
Pass in the karst
Pass in the karst
In the forest
In the forest
Mu Cang Chai child
Mu Cang Chai child
Three wheels or two?
Three wheels or two?
For all abilities
For all abilities
Remote roads
Remote roads
Dao family portrait
Dao family portrait
The roads of Cao Bang
The roads of Cao Bang
The tank at Lang Vey
The tank at Lang Vey
Charley Boorman at the border
Charley Boorman at the border
Dusty ride
Dusty ride
Urals in the city
Urals in the city
Mountains upon mountains
Mountains upon mountains
Sidecar pride
Sidecar pride
Choose your ride
Choose your ride
Above the abyss
Above the abyss
Along the Chinese border
Along the Chinese border
All downhill
All downhill
Sapa valley just after planting
Sapa valley just after planting
Unique landscapes
Unique landscapes
Fabric shopping
Fabric shopping
Bombs and boats
Bombs and boats
The crew
The crew
People powered transport
People powered transport
Talk to the animals
Talk to the animals
Karst in Cao Bang
Karst in Cao Bang
Khau Vai Hmong market
Khau Vai Hmong market
Close to the Chinese border
Close to the Chinese border
Minsk in the karst
Minsk in the karst
Ural propaganda
Ural propaganda
Flower Hmong women
Flower Hmong women
Chicken head mountain
Chicken head mountain
Mind the gap
Mind the gap
Sidecar in the city
Sidecar in the city
Winter terraces
Winter terraces
Uncle SAM
Uncle SAM
The real trail
The real trail
Behind the scenes
Behind the scenes
Propaganda art
Propaganda art
Bridge at Muang Nong
Bridge at Muang Nong
Nung kids near the China border
Nung kids near the China border
No entry
No entry
Border roads
Border roads
Filming Clarkson
Filming Clarkson
Sidecar adventure
Sidecar adventure
Looking at the Chinese frontier
Looking at the Chinese frontier
Log bridge
Log bridge
Long way down
Long way down
Lost in Laos
Lost in Laos
Pause on the pass
Pause on the pass
On the valley floor
On the valley floor
All smiles
All smiles
Dong Van karst plateau
Dong Van karst plateau
Exposed tank
Exposed tank
Group shot
Group shot
Views from Khau Pha pass
Views from Khau Pha pass
Fifty shades of green
Fifty shades of green
Dao women
Dao women
I reckon it's that way
I reckon it's that way
Flying the flag
Flying the flag
The Muong Hoa valley
The Muong Hoa valley
Unbelievable riding
Unbelievable riding
Filling up
Filling up
Hammond's Minsk
Hammond's Minsk
On the pass
On the pass
Propaganda poster
Propaganda poster
Minsk propaganda
Minsk propaganda
Bamboo raft
Bamboo raft
Forward, ever forward
Forward, ever forward
Urals in Ha Giang
Urals in Ha Giang
Digby by the border
Digby by the border
Ban Gioc waterfall
Ban Gioc waterfall
Temples of Luang Prabang
Temples of Luang Prabang
Sharing a joke
Sharing a joke
Making a splash
Making a splash
Ban Gioc falls
Ban Gioc falls
Karst in Cao Bang
Karst in Cao Bang
Photo break
Photo break
Switchbacks
Switchbacks
As seen on TV
As seen on TV
Kings of the wild frontier
Kings of the wild frontier
Tubing, Vietnam-style
Tubing, Vietnam-style
Mai Chau market
Mai Chau market
Patchwork hills
Patchwork hills
Highway riding
Highway riding
Smiling kids
Smiling kids
Ha Giang lookout
Ha Giang lookout
Hill-tribe jewellery
Hill-tribe jewellery
In the citadel
In the citadel
Minsk and mountains
Minsk and mountains
Hmong mop top
Hmong mop top
Floating bridges
Floating bridges
Misty mountains
Misty mountains
Ethnic girls on market day
Ethnic girls on market day
Abandoned SAM
Abandoned SAM
Hmong smiles
Hmong smiles
Urals in Laos
Urals in Laos
Whatever floats your boat
Whatever floats your boat
Bamboo bridge
Bamboo bridge
Group shot
Group shot
Mist and motorbikes
Mist and motorbikes
Leaving Laos
Leaving Laos
High mountains
High mountains
Waterfall on the Chinese border
Waterfall on the Chinese border
Dao women in their finery
Dao women in their finery
Vespa test
Vespa test
Dao couple in Yen Minh market
Dao couple in Yen Minh market
Our crew and a Chinook
Our crew and a Chinook
V for Vietnam
V for Vietnam
Surrounded
Surrounded
High plains of Cao Bang
High plains of Cao Bang
Pontoon crossing
Pontoon crossing
The Sapa valley
The Sapa valley
Photo stop
Photo stop
The basket ladies
The basket ladies
Forward, pioneers!
Forward, pioneers!
Peak baggers
Peak baggers
Dropping in on some Dao friends
Dropping in on some Dao friends
Top Gear on the road
Top Gear on the road
Head in the clouds
Head in the clouds
Mother and child at the market
Mother and child at the market
White Hmong hill tribe market
White Hmong hill tribe market
Top Gear at the beach
Top Gear at the beach
Cave swimming
Cave swimming
Cannon fodder
Cannon fodder
Top of the world
Top of the world
Hmong girl at Meo Vac market
Hmong girl at Meo Vac market
The northern mountains
The northern mountains
Sa Pa rice farmer
Sa Pa rice farmer
Cao Bang roads
Cao Bang roads
In deep water
In deep water
Our mechanic and the boys
Our mechanic and the boys
Bikes and bombs
Bikes and bombs
First Ural ascent of Ha Giang
First Ural ascent of Ha Giang
Rapid transit
Rapid transit
Crossing the Mekong
Crossing the Mekong
Approaching Mu Gia pass
Approaching Mu Gia pass
Dao Tien hilltribe girls
Dao Tien hilltribe girls
Ha Giang roads
Ha Giang roads
On the beach
On the beach
Man and machine
Man and machine
Riding in Cao Bang
Riding in Cao Bang
Karst valleys
Karst valleys
Stig and the crew
Stig and the crew
Ma Phuc pass
Ma Phuc pass
Curious kid
Curious kid
Bombs for bins
Bombs for bins
Local ferries
Local ferries
Top Gear leaves Hanoi
Top Gear leaves Hanoi
The pink swan Minsk
The pink swan Minsk
Sin Ho mountains
Sin Ho mountains
Time to chill
Time to chill
Dao girls' day out
Dao girls' day out
Hoang Lien Son range
Hoang Lien Son range
There be dragons
There be dragons
Russian tank at Lang Vey
Russian tank at Lang Vey
Border run
Border run
The Ho Chi Minh Highway
The Ho Chi Minh Highway
Hmong highway
Hmong highway
Sail away
Sail away
Ba Be lake
Ba Be lake
Lo Lo woman in Bao Lac
Lo Lo woman in Bao Lac
The Stig from Top Gear
The Stig from Top Gear
Red Dao lady near Sapa
Red Dao lady near Sapa
Ladies in red
Ladies in red
Top Gear swan boat
Top Gear swan boat
Stomp!
Stomp!
Crossing the Bang Hieng
Crossing the Bang Hieng
Contemplation
Contemplation
Steady as she goes
Steady as she goes
River crossing by raft
River crossing by raft
Mountain sunset
Mountain sunset
Bends within the bends
Bends within the bends
Idyllic villages
Idyllic villages
Hitching a ride
Hitching a ride
Bikes on boats
Bikes on boats
In formation
In formation
The Top Gear crew
The Top Gear crew
Top Gear Vespa vs. Minsk
Top Gear Vespa vs. Minsk
Jumping for joy
Jumping for joy
Jagged peaks and rugged bikes
Jagged peaks and rugged bikes
Himalaya
Himalaya
Himalaya
Himalaya
Himalaya
Himalaya
Himalaya
Himalaya
Himalaya
Himalaya
Himalaya
Himalaya
Himalaya
Himalaya
Himalaya
Himalaya
Himalaya
Himalaya
Himalaya
Himalaya
Himalaya
Himalaya
Himalaya
Himalaya
Himalaya
Himalaya
Colourful hill tribes
Colourful hill tribes
Dao Tien hill tribe lady
Dao Tien hill tribe lady
Ba Be landscape
Ba Be landscape
Top Gear rides Halong
Top Gear rides Halong
The bomb village
The bomb village
Hanging with Uncle Ho
Hanging with Uncle Ho
Peak experience
Peak experience
Swimming to China
Swimming to China
Sundown in the hills
Sundown in the hills
Lao sunset
Lao sunset
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