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Terri-19.3.10 - Hanoi

Thursday, 25 Mar 2010 | Views [280]

In the morning we wlked to the Temple of Literature which was a few k's but I'm glad we didn't opt for the taxi as it is when walking that you find the interesting alleyways and 'real' sights of the city. So many tuorists get taxis everywhere as they ... Read more >


Asher- Hoi An to Danang

Monday, 22 Mar 2010 | Views [252] | Comments [1]

We ­went and saw 2 Chinese temples.  One was built for a loyal, ordinary man who people now worship. Early in the morning, after going to the fish market, we walked to an old ­Cham well and met an old man carrying water and keeping the tradition going ­who ... Read more >


Asher-Hoi An- the moto day!

Monday, 22 Mar 2010 | Views [339] | Comments [4]

Dad and I hired a motorbike for $4 for the day and took off. On our manual Honda Wave, ­we rode to the beach. Once there, in a quiet area, ­I rode­ the motorbike (­with Dad on the back) around some small roads. We ­went for a swim and coming back we met ... Read more >


Asher - Hoi An - the old town

Monday, 22 Mar 2010 | Views [248]

We had breakfast at Mr Kim's on the river. He's been a chef around the world. His banana pancake ­with honey has been my favourite. With an Old Town ticket ­we visited a couple of old houses (300-500 years old and ­well preserved). They were built by ... Read more >


Asher - Hoi An

Monday, 22 Mar 2010 | Views [248] | Comments [1]

We arrived, after a 12 hour trip, to Hoi An at 6:30am. After ­walking around for 3 hours we found a room at a central hotel. We walked around the markets and across a bridge to a quieter peninsular. Having lunch and dinner on the river was nice and so was ... Read more >


Asher - Nha Trang

Monday, 22 Mar 2010 | Views [297] | Comments [2]

12.3.10 Vin Pearl Land In the morning ­we walked to the cable car station to hop on over to VinPearl Island. Going across the sea  on the cable car ­was cool as ­we were higher than the roller coaster and slides. It's the longest cable car across ­water ... Read more >


Asher - Nha Trang

Monday, 22 Mar 2010 | Views [311] | Comments [1]

11.3.10 Nha Trang This morning ­we walked to the Cham Towers. Along the ­way we crossed a river that ­was full of blue painted fishing boats that had eyes painted on the bow of the boat to spot the fish. At the Cham Towers ­we saw four of the original ... Read more >


Terri 18-3-10

Sunday, 21 Mar 2010 | Views [252] | Comments [1]

Hi to all follwing our trip or looking in from time to time and sending in messages especially new ones from Mel and co., Fiona and co. and I hope that all is going well for you guys - Leanne, Steve and Ethan - hope your tunmmies were bubbling with excitement ... Read more >


Terri - continuation from 14/3/10

Sunday, 21 Mar 2010 | Views [353]

Went to Tailor and the two pieces first ordered were perfect - the last halter neck top had to be adjusted in places - but they took off on their moto and were back in hour - showing a bit too much cleavage so put in a few more stitches while on and we ... Read more >


Ni'mah 19-3-10

Friday, 19 Mar 2010 | Views [1146] | Comments [9]

3.3.10 Kuala Lumpur When we got out of the airport we got on an a bus to the city and then we got on a train to our motel - Matahari Lodge. We had 3 beds. Went to Chinatown for dinner where there was lots of pretty red lanterns. I had oily fried rice ... Read more >


Terri 13/3/10.

Tuesday, 16 Mar 2010 | Views [394] | Comments [3]

Arrived in Hoi An at 6:30am quite tired and grumpy. The bus dropped us outside a hotel on the town's fringe and we were immediately offered a rom for $15US a night. We decided to look closer to the central area following advice from both KLonely PLanet, ... Read more >


Terri 10/3/10

Monday, 15 Mar 2010 | Views [532] | Comments [1]

In Da Lat still-didn't want an early start to get the bus down the mountain so took it easy. Had hot frenchsticks from down the street with avocado for breakfast - this white bread isn't get worked off despite allthe walking! Also bought a white creamy ... Read more >


Terri- from Da Lat to Nha Trang 14/3/10

Sunday, 14 Mar 2010 | Views [507] | Comments [3]

Here's the deatils for our day out in Da Lat with Hung, our taxi driver from 10am to 3:30pm ($40). We had a lovely driver who's English was OK. We did a bit of research on what some of the local tors were offering and decided to pick our favourites and ... Read more >


Asher, from 9/3/10

Friday, 12 Mar 2010 | Views [357] | Comments [3]

Dalat. In the morning we booked a taxi driver for the whole day. First off we went to Elephant RFalls which was amazing. When you go down the bottom and look up, it is great. Next we went ton the silk factory which was pretty boring for me. There were ... Read more >


Asher fom 5/3/10

Thursday, 11 Mar 2010 | Views [480] | Comments [4]

We got up early to go the twin towers skybridge but unfortunately after waiting 10-20 minutes in the line, we found out that the earliest time was 4:45pm andwe had to leave for the airport at 2:30 so we missed out. After that we walked around te shopping ... Read more >


Terri 8/3/10

Monday, 8 Mar 2010 | Views [332] | Comments [7]

 Catch up on the rest of last night. Adrian returned from his massage which cost $2.30 and there was no dodgy business! He said the masseur was well trained and knew what he was doing, however, not as professional as what we're used to . He got worried ... Read more >


Asher 4/3/10.

Thursday, 4 Mar 2010 | Views [448] | Comments [3]

First day: we went to the Gold Coast in terrential rain! Our motel was opposite the airport. Next day (3/2/10): We got up atb 5:20 in the morning, had breakfast and went downstairs to get taken to the airport. When we got to the airport it was really ... Read more >


Ni'mah 4/3/10

Thursday, 4 Mar 2010 | Views [272] | Comments [4]

Yesterday we got up early and went to the airport to go on the plane. It was massive! On the plane when we went up it felt weird and on the way down it felt weird. We had some food on the plane. In the afternoon we were very tired. In Malaysia we had ... Read more >


Nimah 2.3.10

Thursday, 4 Mar 2010 | Views [181]

Went to Gold Coast with my family. Weather: heavy rain. We went on the train and then at the City we hopped on another train. Then we hopped on a bus at the Gold Coast. Our motel is opposite the airport. In the rain, we went for a walk to Coolongatta.... Read more >


Budgeting/running Money costs

Tuesday, 9 Feb 2010 | Views [287]

Pre-trip costs so far:(all in Australian dollars - AUD) Airline tickets $1306 TOTAL RETURN (AirAsia including taxes, fees, luggage upgrades, picking seats but not food) More than half the price of other airlines - the tickets were bought over ... Read more >

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