Sprawled along the banks of the Red River, Hanoi is the capital city of Vietnam. Originally founded in 1010 by King Ly Thai To as Thang Long (city of ascending dragons), the city has since become a fascinating combination of East and West as strong Chinese and French influences have merged with the Vietnamese way.
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Weekend Excursion #1, part 1
So last night we took an overnight train to Hanoi. It was supposed to leave Vinh at 11:09, and we got to the train station far too early. We just sat and waited for it to come. We were of course ...
Posted in Conrad and Kelli's Excellent Adventure by Kellrad
Madness of motorbikes
Just to add to yesterday's entry ... Hanoi is absolutely insane! Trying to walk around the streets is difficult; you feel like you are about to get run over every time you try and cross the road. We ...
Posted in Miriam and Dodo's travel blog! by miriam-dodo