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  • Cruising in Style - NotToday starts off well as all the group bar myself head off to the beach, some half hour away in Gangstang. I spent an hour having a foot massage by the pool. By the time she oiled and pummeled my Posted by Toot'speak in Indochina Encompassed | Jul 12, 2017
  • Checking out Hoi AnOur hotel - Vinh Hung 2 Resort was lovely and our room on the second floor, overlooked the pooL Compared to previous places where some form of noise woke us up, this one was so quiet we slept in Posted by Toot'speak in Indochina Encompassed | Jul 11, 2017
  • Motorcycle OldiesAfter breakfast it was time to go riding! We all decided to go on a motor bike tour which meant hopping on the back of a bike with a local driver. My driver Ho, was great and made sure that Posted by Toot'speak in Indochina Encompassed | Jul 10, 2017
  • HueOff the train and bussed to our hotel - Asia Hotel - which is situated in the old section of town, we hadca kittle time to wash off the njght before.. Hue moves in a much more leisurely pace but Posted by Toot'speak in Indochina Encompassed | Jul 9, 2017
  • Happy Birthday to me!!What a lovely start to my birthday this year. On Wednesday some of my colleagues and I went out to Red Spoon, a nice Thai restaurant close to work. The day started with me Posted by lastudentessa in 50 and Fabulous in Hanoi | Jul 9, 2017
  • Stop 14 - Hanoi and Sapa[center][b]Coming from Hong Kong to Vietnam turned into a bit of a mammoth journey; crossing back to the mainland by metro, border control, a metro to Shenzhen train station, a bullet train to Nanning, a metro to the other train Posted by Chloemillen92 in Overland adventures | Jul 8, 2017
  • Sublime to Hectic Next morning after a night of heavy down pours we were greeted with an overcast, reasonably warm day. We were to go and climb a large limestone cave, Hang Sung Sot, that is connected to several others. These caves, while Posted by Toot'speak in Indochina Encompassed | Jul 7, 2017
  • Bay of Many Dragon HumpsToday we bussed from Hanoi to Halong Bay ( dragon bay), some 4 - 5 hours away through the rolling countryside full of rice paddies, duck farms and other assorted agricultural enterprises. On the way we stopped off at a Posted by Toot'speak in Indochina Encompassed | Jul 5, 2017
  • Treat Yo SelfAfter a very busy day yesterday, I decided to spend my last day... also very busy. Lol. Typical Rachel trying to squeeze as much as I possibly can!! After a very late night, we awoke early to drive 35km to the Posted by rniewiada in Asia 2017. | Jul 5, 2017
  • Ho Chi Minh CityHappy Independence Day from Vietnam! Wow, I really know how to pick the countries I've been in on this date, huh? In the morning, we took a boat tour of the floating market. It was pretty cool to see how Posted by rniewiada in Asia 2017. | Jul 4, 2017
  • Mekong DeltaWe had our longest travel day to date. 9 hours were spent crossing the border into Vietnam. And I got my passport fixed so I was good to go! Like I was even worried about it!! Ha! The border crossing Posted by rniewiada in Asia 2017. | Jul 3, 2017
  • Good Morning VietnamWe flew into Hanoi around midday and quickly did a last minute trip to an organization that is involved with helping the survivors from the Vietnam War, in particular those affected by unexploded bombs, who need prosthetics, and those Posted by Toot'speak in Indochina Encompassed | Jul 3, 2017
  • Ho Chi Minh in 5 DaysA trip booked on the spur of the moment when one of my friends mentioned in the office that JetStar were doing a flash sale over the long weekend in June and that she would be going for two days. Posted by Time Well Spent in More Fun Than a Mortgage | Jun 29, 2017
  • Chau Doc to CambodiaChau Doc sits at the junction of a tributary linking the Bassac and Mekong Rivers and the Bassac River itself. An incredibly friendly and bustling little city, it has a colour scheme to match its ambience, with bright pastel hues Posted by grizzly99 in Adventures by grizzly99 | Dec 27, 2009
  • Southern Vietnam - from Hoi An to SaigonHoi An/Buon Ma Thuot/Lak Lake/Dalat/Saigon/Mekong Delta We took the bus from Hue to Hoi An which took about 4 hours. The bus stopped in front of the Grassland hotel and since we already had a brochure of the Posted by grizzly99 in Adventures by grizzly99 | Dec 19, 2009
  • Northern Vietnam - from Sapa to HueSapa - Hanoi - Cat Ba Island - Hue I have been in Vietnam for 2 weeks already, time flies. I crossed the border from Hekou, China to Lao Cai, Vietnam without any problems. In Lao Cai, Posted by grizzly99 in Adventures by grizzly99 | Dec 14, 2009
  • RacingThePlanet VietnamYep, I did it again - joining the RTP team as a volunteer; this time in Vietnam. It was a muddy event but the breathtaking landscape and the warmth of the people in Sapa made up for the rain Posted by grizzly99 in Adventures by grizzly99 | Feb 23, 2008
  • The Many Gifts of TravelWhat a gift our trip to Sapa was! On our own again without our friend Mary, we arrived in Sapa by the night train from Hanoi at 5:30am to cool temperatures. Well, cool to us; they were nothing like Posted by donnajimtravels in Adventures by donnajimtravels | Feb 6, 2013
  • A Surprising Day Trip in the National ParkThis was a trip well worth the effort of diverting from the beaten path of most visitors to Vietnam. The national park tour, our accommodations and the beauty of the surrounding rice paddies and villages made this a memorable stop. We Posted by donnajimtravels in Adventures by donnajimtravels | Jan 25, 2013
  • Motorcycle & Marine MadnessAt first we didn't like Hanoi, however, it did grow on us. It is impossible to describe the chaotic madness of the city but once you hook into its rhythm it has a kind of curious charm that is Posted by donnajimtravels in Adventures by donnajimtravels | Jan 31, 2013
  • Shopping, Eating, Photography - Woohoo!Since we had taken a 'sleeper bus' during the day journey to Mui Ne, we thought we were well prepared to take a sleeper bus overnight from Mui Ne to Hoi An. When will we learn that nothing is Posted by donnajimtravels in Adventures by donnajimtravels | Jan 22, 2013
  • Beach, Food and Kite-surfingI feel a sense of space and contentment. Warm breezes, a beach side hut, swimming in big waves, and delicious food everywhere we eat. Pho is the national soup, eaten at breakfast and other times of the day. Posted by donnajimtravels in Adventures by donnajimtravels | Jan 18, 2013
  • Busy, Busy CityOur good friend Mary has joined up with us in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC or Saigon). She arrived safely late at night and we were on the go from the moment we got up in the morning. Posted by donnajimtravels in Adventures by donnajimtravels | Jan 14, 2013
  • Rainy Day & Winding Roads to Lao CaiLazy rest day in Sapa. Went out for breakfast & to use the internet over the road to Highlands Bakery & left Nath to sleep till 11.30am. Had my favourite baguette & cream cheese for breakfast before waking Nath & Posted by hillbillyramsey in Hilary's Travelpod blog | Sep 30, 2009
  • Trekking in the mud!!!Woke up early to the sound of rain & roosters & the valley was covered by mist. Sat around talking with everyone & eating yummy banana pancakes. Set out in our rain ponchos & the Posted by hillbillyramsey in Hilary's Travelpod blog | Sep 29, 2009
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