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Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | Views [3536]

After meeting up with Sam and our friend Patrick whom we'd met at the Phong Nha Farmstay, we travelled with a guided group tour from Hanoi to the coast to spend a weekend exploring the spectacular Ha Long Bay ! This is considered one of the must-sees ... Read more >

Tags: boating, caves, ha long bay, sunset, vietnam

Hanoi, Vietnam

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | Views [1669]

Welcome to Hanoi! As the capital of Vietnam, this city is rich with history, culture, attractions and has an overall great atmosphere. We took an 8-hour overnight bus from Phong Nha Farmstay and rolled into the massive, exhaust-filled bus station around ... Read more >

Tags: hanoi, ho chi minh, hoan kiem lake, markets, mausoleum, museum, old quarter, street food, vietnam, water puppet

Photos: Phong Nha Farmstay, Vietnam

VIETNAM | Friday, 19 Oct 2012 | Photo Gallery

Caves, cows, and culture in rural Vietnam at the Phong Nha Ke-Bang National Park
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Tags: ecotourism, paradise cave, phong nha cave, phong nha farmstay, phong nha-ke bang national park, vietnam

Hue, Vietnam

VIETNAM | Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | Views [1070]

After a wonderful week in Hoi An, we headed up to the nearby port city of Da Nang to catch a train further north to the ancient capital city of Hue (pronounced "Hway"). The views from the train were unbelievable- this is said to be the most beautiful ... Read more >

Tags: citadel, da nang, hue, train, vietnam, vietnam war

Chidley Sibling Reunion on Phu Quoc Island

VIETNAM | Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | Views [1554]

So after our all-too-brief two weeks in Cambodia, we hightailed it back to Ho Chi Minh City to meet up with the other Chidley children! Turns out, thanks to a fun twist of fate, both Joe's older sister, Margie, and younger brother, Sam, were BOTH going ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, duong dong, fish sauce, ho chi minh city, night bus, phu quoc, snorkeling, vietnam

Crossing to Cambodia

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | Views [776]

After Vung Tao we had to decide whether to go north along the coast of Vietnam, stopping along all the beach villages as we go or to head back west to Ho Chi Minh City and from there on to Cambodia. Our debate about which to choose went a little bit ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, border, bus, cambodia, countryside, phnom penh, vietnam, vung tao

Vung Tao, Vietnam

VIETNAM | Saturday, 16 Jun 2012 | Views [1492]

After the hustle and bustle and insanity that is Ho Chi Minh City, we decided we would do as the locals do and escape to the nearest beach for a couple days. This happens to be in the town of Vung Tao, located on the tip of a peninsula jutting out where ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, vietnam, vung tao

Ho Chi Minh City Part 2- The Sights

VIETNAM | Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | Views [1000]

Since we spent so much time in Ho Chi Minh (our first week) and it's so huge we thought it deserved a little more space. We stayed in a number of different hotels in the Dong Khoi and Pham Ngu Lao neighborhoods- both in the center of the city or "... Read more >

Tags: ho chi minh, vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City (aka Saigon)

VIETNAM | Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | Views [905] | Comments [1]

Sorry we've been slow on the updates all- internet is a little trickier over here than we'd planned and Vietnam blocks Facebook! But we've ventured into Cambodia now where, surprisingly, we've had better luck with wifi!? So here we are! (More to come ... Read more >

Tags: city, ho chi minh, motos, nightlife, saigon, traffic, vietnam

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