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Stunning sights seen through a dream

VIETNAM | Sunday, 31 Oct 2010 | Views [2245]

I woke up to darkness. An all pervading black. I knew it was daylight because I could hear Vietnam doing what it does best on the roads outside the hotel window. The cacophony of commuting traffic had been singing in disharmonious accord for an hour ... Read more >

Tags: health, hospitals, scenery


Auditioning to be a castaway

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 26 Oct 2010 | Views [749]

Waking to the view of Halong Bay's karst mountains required repeated pinches to ensure I wasn't still dreaming. Finding out the switch for the air conditioner was just outside the door made me realise I'm always dreaming. The Belgium ... Read more >

Tags: boat, sailing, scenery


From death defying to awe inspiring.

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 26 Oct 2010 | Views [2072]

3 days cruising on Rancho Relaxo shouldn't have to start at 7am. Being paid to get up that early for work makes such an effort sensible with the axiom 'sooner started, sooner finished'. Choosing a guided tour probably ... Read more >

Tags: boats, roads, sailing, scenery


Sapa; a misty village on Vietnam's rooftop.

VIETNAM | Wednesday, 20 Oct 2010 | Views [954]

Sleeper trains are such a good idea I can't believe they aren't used for commuting. You wouldn't get jolted awake every 20 seconds and people could dribble on a pillow instead of their neighbours shoulder. For long distance travel, not only do you ... Read more >

Tags: hill tribes, scenery, transport



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