Are motorbikes the mark of a developing country? Millions of motorbikes occupy the narrow streets everyday. Ha Noi is commonly referred to “Ha Loi” because “loi” means “swim”. After a large rainstorm, it will flood in Ha Noi because of inadequate irrigation, making it extremely difficult for people on motorbikes to travel. Luckily, infrastructure has improved greatly, but the rain regularly disrupts daily life.