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Gallery: vietnam - saigon- border

Tuesday, 30 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: vietnam - phu quoc and delta

Friday, 26 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery


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saigon to the border

Thursday, 4 Dec 2008 | Views [469]

  4 th of December, saigon to hue I left the delta early in the morning and lucky me I got to seat in the front seat of the minivan. You really need nerves of steel to sit in the front of a moving vechical in south east Asia. The journey was quite ... Read more >

Tags: cu chi tunnels


mekong delta

Sunday, 30 Nov 2008 | Views [765]

the next morning I was up early to get the bus to the boat. Phat was suppose to meet me there to get the bus also, but there was no sign of her. I was hoping that she was running late and would meet me at the boat instead. But what was going through ... Read more >

Tags: delta, homestay, mekong


phu quoc island

Thursday, 27 Nov 2008 | Views [652] | Comments [1]

I arrived to ha tien just after nine that next morning. I was trying to figure out how to get to the boat to get to phu quoc island. I know I had just come from an island but it was suppose to be very nice and I decided to try and get there. A moto driver ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, phu quoc island


Gallery: vietnam - easy riders trip

Thursday, 16 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery


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easy riders and saigon - last entry

Thursday, 16 Oct 2008 | Views [714]

day 4- last day with the easy riders we were orginally suppose to finish in muine, but chan convinced us to stay in dalat and they would bring us around to the different attractions there. and we were to get the bus the next morning to saigon. oh my ... Read more >

Tags: dalat, easy riders, saigon


easy riders and saigon day 2 +3

Tuesday, 14 Oct 2008 | Views [1523]

day 2 we awoke early- they brought us to a local house up the road from where we were staying, where they made rice wine. chan told how they went about making it, boiling it and fermenting it. aoife was saying it was like making poitin. i wonder how ... Read more >

Tags: dalat, easy riders, karaoke


easy ridiers and saigon day 1

Saturday, 11 Oct 2008 | Views [525]

well we awoke early to meet our easy riders. they were picking us up at 8 o clock. thats when papa hanh intoduced us to chan and bon. chan was to be my driver and aoife got bon. it all started off well. pointing stuff out and stopping for us to take ... Read more >

Tags: easy rider, sore butts


Gallery: vietnam - hue, hoi an and nha trang

Friday, 10 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery


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hoi an

Friday, 10 Oct 2008 | Views [609] | Comments [2]

well when we got our sleeping bus in ninh binh, it was already nearly full it took us awhile to figure out that the only spaces available were in the back row beside these 3 guys. so we had to wake them up and make them move over. sorry! the journey ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, hoi an, hue, nha trang


Gallery: vietnam - halong bay

Thursday, 9 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: vietnam - hanoi

Thursday, 9 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: vietnam - ninh binh

Thursday, 9 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery

tac coc and around ninh binh
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ninh binh

Friday, 3 Oct 2008 | Views [1207] | Comments [1]

well we left hanoi on a sleeping bus. but he had to get a mini bus to it. we were travelling around picking up people and piling them in to it. there was no seating room left, we even had a couple sitting on each other. when they stopped for one more ... Read more >

Tags: bichdo^hu padgoda, hoalu, mua cave, ninh binh, tam coc


halong bay

Thursday, 2 Oct 2008 | Views [736] | Comments [1]

well what a difference taking a tourist train makes. luxury! we met an isreali couple that were sharing the cabin with us, roy and aan. they were very nice if not a little quiet. aoife and i had decided to try and get a tour that next morning as we ... Read more >

Tags: caves, cyclo, halong bay, junk


Gallery: vietnam - sapa

Tuesday, 30 Sep 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Sapa

Monday, 29 Sep 2008 | Views [748] | Comments [3]

well aoife and i left hanoi on the goverment sleeper train to lao cai, and then to got a bus to sapa. the train was quite small. with our bags on our back we couldn't turn around in the hallway, so had to back up like a big truck. we finally figured ... Read more >

Tags: fab, sapa, sore legs, trekking


Hanoi

Thursday, 25 Sep 2008 | Views [929] | Comments [2]

well what can i say. this is definitely an experience. no bad moments per say, but stupid ones on our part. :) met aoife in the airport in heathrow, we were leaving from the same terminal and close to the same time. after getting lunch, we had a look ... Read more >

Tags: hanoi, mausoleum, water puppet show

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