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A promised story of bus travel.

Friday, 30 Apr 2010 | Views [562]

So I thought I was going to move on from describing our Vietnam experiences, until I remembered an earlier promise. In the posting entitled, "Vietnam Blues, or Excitement..." I promised a story from our bus travel from Phu Quoc on to Con ... Read more >


Goodbye Vietnam.

Thursday, 29 Apr 2010 | Views [516]

Our last few days in Hanoi before departing Vietnam were enjoyable amazingly enough. I believe this is because we shopped! Knowing this was near the end of our trip and not having to lug around heavy bags for much longer, we stocked up on a few things.... Read more >


Halong Bay

Wednesday, 28 Apr 2010 | Views [564]

Ok. So, the cruise on Halong Bay. I want to get some information out there for anyone that may be reading this (as I did of others), planning for their own trip to Vietnam and specifically Halong Bay. 2 vital most important things/steps: book through ... Read more >


Allure, Gone Cold.

Thursday, 8 Apr 2010 | Views [592]

Well, the verdict is in and I am definetly DONE with Vietnam. We've been swindled, gauged, robbed, lied to and rejected. Who enjoys any of that? While there are those that love Vietnam and can handle the nuances here, I am not one of them. Yes, I am ... Read more >


Shave and a Hair cut...

Friday, 2 Apr 2010 | Views [674] | Comments [3]

So after almost 4 months on the road, I was starting to look a little "backpackerish."  I had gotten a beard trim in Louang Probang, Laos, but needed to loose some hair.  Shaggy is not a good look for Vietnam.  There are barber shops or Hot ... Read more >


Our time dwindles.

Sunday, 28 Mar 2010 | Views [511]

Funny I know to say, only a month more to go. May sound a lot for some, but to us it means the trip is winding down. Amazing to think! Everything has been go-go-go, the time has flown and I feel not enough time for reflection along the way. I think I ... Read more >


Vietnam Blues--or Excitement, I don't know yet.

Saturday, 27 Mar 2010 | Views [374]

We've been in Vietnam for 9 days now. Our traveling here has not gone as smooth as previously. Luckily, we are still intact and still moving along. Don't let this scare anyone. Our travel experiences here have been quit funny though and make for good ... Read more >


In VIetnam

Friday, 19 Mar 2010 | Views [349]

We crossed into Vietnam yesterday. A much anticipated border crossing that was amazingly seemless. We crossed at Ha Tien, a VERY new border crossing point. We only saw one other couple of travelers there. THey actually were the only other people we saw ... Read more >

 

 

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