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Vietnam - Hanoi & Halong Bay

Saturday, 4 Oct 2014 | Views [260]

On Tuesday, we got off our train at 5:30am, after a 12 hour journey, and were BOMBARDED by taxi drivers. We had this problem both in Vietnam, and also in Cambodia. You haven't even got your bags yet, and there are guys grabbing you and shoving leaflets ... Read more >

Tags: cruise, halong bay, hanoi

Vietnam - Hue

Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | Views [352]

We arrived in Hue at around 4pm on Saturday, and headed off to our hostel. We got showered, and headed out for a couple of drinks at a bar, called Brown Eyes (Robin was giggling), near our hostel. They had the friendliest bar staff I have ever met, ... Read more >

Tags: citadel, coffee, hue, market, tombs, vietnam

Vietnam - Hoi An

Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | Views [320]

After Nha Trang, we took an 11 hour sleeper bus to Hoi An.  It is an awesome little city, with a tourist bit sectioned off, with the ancient town inside. There are old buildings and cobbled streets, and touristy shops with souvenirs and curios.... Read more >

Tags: ancient town, cycling, hoi an, vietnam

Vietnam - Nha Trang

Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | Views [484]

On Sunday afternoon after our chicken taxi ride back to HCMC from the Mekong Delta, we headed for a tourist centre. It is called Sinh Tourist, and if you are ever in Vietnam, I highly recommend them. They do tours, but they also do buses, like the public ... Read more >

Tags: beach, nha trang, scuba diving, vietnam

Vietnam - Mekong Delta

Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | Views [453]

On Friday, 12 September, we set out for Can Tho. Robin was especially excited for a trip to the Mekong Delta. We got on a bus, and were pleasantly surprised to find it was a sleeper bus. We would be in comfort for the 3 hour trip. About 20 minutes into ... Read more >

Tags: cruise, mekong delta, river, scam

Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City

Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | Views [362]

Monday morning, 8 September, we woke up and were ready to go, bright and early. We headed off to the airport, and boarded our plane... Off we were for Vietnam.... Or so we thought.  The flight was not the best we have ever had. Budget flights ... Read more >

Tags: reunification palace, vietnam, war museum



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