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  • HueAfter Hoi An our expectation regarding Hue was quite high. Hue was the old capital of Vietnam and were the emperor was living. When we arrived there we realised that we were in quite big modern city. After settling in Posted by joxa in j&x travels | Mar 24, 2014
  • Beautiful Hoi AnHoi An is the place which we really recommend as a prime holiday destination! It is the only atmospheric town that we have seen in Asia in our travels so far. The old town is not only perfectly preserved but Posted by joxa in j&x travels | Mar 24, 2014
  • Halong Bay In the morning we were picked up promptly at 8 by our bus and thankfully it was the right company (Alova Cruises) – a good start so far! On board the bus we had a very friendly and outgoing tour Posted by mattandsusanne in Matt and Susanne's Travels | Mar 24, 2014
  • Cuc Phoung National Park Having spent a day in Hanoi city we wanted to escape the hustle, bustle and millions of motorbikes and get out into the countryside, so we looked around for options on getting to Cuc Phoung National Park. Apart from really Posted by mattandsusanne in Matt and Susanne's Travels | Mar 21, 2014
  • Hué and Hanoi We began our marathon trip to Hanoi with a four hour journey to Hué, the old capital of Vietnam. After our last bus experience, we waited with bated breath to see whether we would get what we actually paid for. Posted by mattandsusanne in Matt and Susanne's Travels | Mar 18, 2014
  • Ho Chi Minh in passingI feel I need to preface this article with an explanation why I went to view the embalmed body of Ho Chi Minh. - I’m not Vietnamese - I’m Australian - I’m of an age I could have fought against his Posted by DenOS.08 in In Search of the Researchable | Mar 16, 2014
  • South Central CoastThree months with no sight of a sea and we were desperate... we followed the coastline, starting in Mui Ne where large number of Russian visitors has had a huge impact on the place. Everything written in Russian, some agency Posted by joxa in j&x travels | Mar 15, 2014
  • 2013 C4 OCEANIA - HA LONG BAY 2So - the last days in Vietnam. Still around Ha Long Bay but going inland to have some Zen Buddhism instruction. Except there was no instruction, just a visit.. Posted by hasbeen in MOSTLY CRUISING | May 23, 2005
  • Hoi An When we arrived into the centre of Hoi An, we were met by the usual hotel touts offering rooms. One offered a free ride to the hotel even if we didn’t like it, so we went with it – the Posted by mattandsusanne in Matt and Susanne's Travels | Mar 14, 2014
  • Halong Bay and Hanoi Halong Bay . . . Several years ago I began to notice photographs of a strange and beautiful place, and I discovered that it was Halong Bay, in Vietnam. So, when I saw its name on a Celebrity cruise itinerary, Posted by MarilynWhiteley in Little Red Wheelchair Goes to SE Asia | Mar 14, 2014
  • 2013 C3 OCEANIA - HA LONG BAY===Ha Long Bay=== ...........is in the north of Vietnam & famous for these strange limestone rocks called Karst. I did see some on shore so it is not just a sea thing. We c Posted by hasbeen in MOSTLY CRUISING | May 23, 2005
  • Dalat We have noticed that less people are looking at the blog, so we thought we’d put something funny in to boost numbers! ;) Here is a picture of Matt’s ticket from Angkor Wat which put us in stiches. If you Posted by mattandsusanne in Matt and Susanne's Travels | Mar 12, 2014
  • Hoi An This morning we arrived at the dining room about the time it opened at 7:00 and ordered the "express breakfast." We received it promptly and were ready to go ashore when when the ship was cleared to begin letting off Posted by MarilynWhiteley in Little Red Wheelchair Goes to SE Asia | Mar 12, 2014
  • Saigon A pick-up at 7:00 a.m. for our tour of Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) seemed early, but our room service breakfast arrived in good time, and we were ready when the ship was cleared for Posted by MarilynWhiteley in Little Red Wheelchair Goes to SE Asia | Mar 12, 2014
  • Ho Chi Minh City Our night bus experience to Ho Chi Minh City was far better than in the other countries we’ve been too. The bus was new and we actually had two drivers which is always a bonus – good if one of Posted by mattandsusanne in Matt and Susanne's Travels | Mar 12, 2014
  • 2013 C2 OCEANIA - HUE Have now moved up the coast a little to Da Nang. Today it's mostly just a bus ride with shopping stops & a photo op at the beach. Heading out of the port, we cross over a bridge & loo Posted by hasbeen in MOSTLY CRUISING | May 23, 2005
  • 2013 C1 OCEANIA - MEKONG RIVER===An early start as it's a long ride towards the coast & a ride on the Mekong river delta=== [img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/645621/large_P1040879. Posted by hasbeen in MOSTLY CRUISING | May 23, 2005
  • 2013 B9 OCEANIA - HO CHI MINH CITYYesterday - Cambodia. So today must be Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh city, or Saigon as most people know it still. I was in Vietnam in 2011 & was pleasantly surprised by it. lots to see. HCM City is a long Posted by hasbeen in MOSTLY CRUISING | May 23, 2005
  • SAIGON (Ho Chi Minh City), VIETNAM –DAYS 3 & 4 Vietnam is now one of the world’s fastest-growing retail markets and tourist d Posted by Swenigale in Serenity 5 | Mar 6, 2014
  • Saigon = Ho Chi Minh CityWe arrived to Saigon without great expectations and some reservations after speaking with fellow travellers. However our first impression was very good. The city was clean and pleasant to walk besides of the road crossings with 5 million of motorbikes Posted by joxa in j&x travels | Mar 6, 2014
  • SAIGON (Ho Chi Minh City), VIETNAM –DAY 2 Today we both escorted tours entitled, “Journey to the Mekong Delta”, a vast area home to 25 million Vietnamese. We traveled 2 ½ hours through lush countryside in sm Posted by Swenigale in Serenity 5 | Mar 5, 2014
  • SAIGON (Ho Chi Minh City), VIETNAM- Day 1 Our long cruise up the curvy Saigon River brought us to our berth in Ho Chi Minh City (also still known as Saigon). We arrived before noon on Saturday and stayed for Posted by Swenigale in Serenity 5 | Mar 4, 2014
  • CHAN MAY, (HUE), VIETNAM Our ship was docked in the port city of Chan May. We traveled for two hours through rice paddies and villages to visit Hue (pronounced “way”), the Imperial City of t Posted by Swenigale in Serenity 5 | Mar 4, 2014
  • HON GAI / HA LONG BAY, VIETNAM -DAY 2 All aboard – an early morning cruise on Ha Long Bay on a Vietnamese Junk! Itinerary: Ships tender to shore, taxi to Junk, Junk to a different Junk, passing through s Posted by Swenigale in Serenity 5 | Mar 3, 2014
  • HON GAI / HA LONG BAY, VIETNAM Ha Long Bay is in northern Vietnam, 105 miles east of Hanoi and near the Gulf of Tonkin. We arrived on a foggy, drizzly morning and the ship anchored out in the bay. Posted by Swenigale in Serenity 5 | Feb 28, 2014
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