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Hoi An

VIETNAM | Sunday, 22 May 2011 | Views [744]

22 May 2011, Sunday We arrived in Hoi An and like always the bus dropped us outside a hotel where there are people trying to sell you everything the town has to offer, tours, transport, accommodation, food…everything! We had no accommodation ... Read more >


Hue

VIETNAM | Saturday, 21 May 2011 | Views [227]

We stayed at the only Backpackers Hostel in Hue. We walked around the city to find attempt to find me a small laptop, and with a little advice from the owner of the hostel, the first shop had a perfect little Samsung for $350, including pirated Microsoft ... Read more >


Ninh Binh

VIETNAM | Thursday, 19 May 2011 | Views [411]

We got up early from the Hotel in Ha Long CIty to enjoy the buffet breakfast. The conceirge helped us organise transport to the bus station. We wanted to get to Hue but the they were trying to rip us off, telling us the printed prices on the wall ... Read more >


Ha Long Bay - 16 - 18th May

VIETNAM | Monday, 16 May 2011 | Views [268]

Ha Long Bay was AMAZING!! Jasmin and I both bought a 3 day 2 night tour for Ha Long Bay for around $100. It was so good, We spent the first night on a cruise boat which was 5 star according to us, always too much food. They took us to a kayaking spot ... Read more >


Sapa Motorbike Adventure 13-15 May

VIETNAM | Friday, 13 May 2011 | Views [376]

Day 12 – Friday 13 May I finally arrived in Lao Cai, busting to go since before getting off the train. I walked out and easily found my name on my new guides sign, she lead me to the minibus that would take me and a group of others to Sapa. ... Read more >


Day 6 - 14 Hello Hanoi (minus Sapa)

VIETNAM | Saturday, 7 May 2011 | Views [546] | Comments [1]

Day 6 Before I left the Hong Kong airport I thought it would be a good idea to get some of the local currency so I didn't have to stress about finding an ATM on arrival. I went to the exchange place and I withdrew about ASD$300, which gave me $5,000,000 ... Read more >


Day 5 - Hong Kong

HONG KONG | Friday, 6 May 2011 | Views [218]

My last day in Hong Kong, I had to do the touristy thing and go to The Peak, the highest view over Hong Kong. My cousin who is living in Cambodia (Elke) had told me one of her good friends was living in Hong Kong and that I should look her up if I ... Read more >


Day 4 - Hong Kong

HONG KONG | Thursday, 5 May 2011 | Views [181]

Day 4 Feeling a little under the weather, I had a cruisey day, went back to the Sha Tin shopping centre to buy Matisse (my 4 year old sister) some high heels as requested. Had a little wonder and shop, then decided to catch the train to central to see ... Read more >


Day 3 - Hong Kong - Happy Valley Races

HONG KONG | Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | Views [336]

Day 3 Andy took me to another huge shopping centre in Sha Tin called New Town Plaza. He came with me to help me buy my camera and a phone. After I bought my camera and phone Andy left me to wander. So I did. I got some lunch and then headed home. David ... Read more >


Day 2 - Hong Kong - Harbour City Shopping

HONG KONG | Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | Views [311]

Day 2 Andy (David's driver) took me to Harbour City, which is literally a city sized shopping centre/area. As I walked around amazed at everything and how big this shopping centre was I came across a nail parlor and decided to get a manicure, why not? ... Read more >


Photos: Hong Kong

HONG KONG | Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | Photo Gallery


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Day 1 - Hong Kong

HONG KONG | Monday, 2 May 2011 | Views [219]

Day 1 I hopped off the plane and was extremely excited by the thought of being alone in a new city. I didn't have any trouble with the trains, very similar to Japan, you find where you want to go, join the dots, follow the colours, bada bing bada boom, ... Read more >


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