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Trip: Vietnam 2003

There are [4] stories from my trip: Vietnam 2003

Gallery: Vietnam

VIETNAM | Monday, 17 Oct 2005 | Photo Gallery

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Burning Up on Re-entry

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 12 Jan 2004 | Views [1293]

I'm back at home this afternoon after an overnight flight (aguably preferable to your overnight busrides) and experiencing mild burn-up on re-entry symptons. A little bit of reverse culture shock going on, noticing all the large white people, the ... Read more >

Tags: Philosophy of travel

Mud spatterings and hellos

VIETNAM | Sunday, 14 Dec 2003 | Views [1762]

Thanks for your mails of late: it was wonderful to return mud-splattered and damp from the mountains in Sapa to a load of news from home (and indeed, around the world!). I've just had my shoes shined by the shoe-shine boy for 5000 dong (about ... Read more >

Tags: Mountains

Hanoi Calling

VIETNAM | Sunday, 7 Dec 2003 | Views [1193]

It's Sunday morning and Hanoi is still buzzing. There doesn't seem to be any time for rest... the world is there and the residents are still trying to scratch a dollar off it. It rained early and I thought it might get cold -after all it is winter ... Read more >

Tags: culture, luck