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  • Day 26 Phnom PennToday we visited the killing fields. It was a very chilling experience. There is a crypt for the skulls of victims which is in the thousands. Also visited S-21 prison which was a gruesome place with only 7 people surviving Posted by megwiele in Vietnam | Dec 16, 2014
  • Hanoi Military MuseumWalked to the military museum this morning. We have to check out of the hotel today and will be catching the train to Lao Cai (near Sapa) so no wi-fi for a few days. Post of photos from Posted by Onersontour in Oners on Tour | Dec 15, 2014
  • Hanoi - day oneWe made it. Quite an enjoyable flight from Sydney to Singapore on a very comfortable Singapore Airlines 777. I manged to watch 3 1/2 movies. We were stressed about the less than an hour change over at Posted by Onersontour in Oners on Tour | Dec 15, 2014
  • Travelling in Vietnam - Useful informationA long and narrow country, Vietnam shares its borders with China, Laos and Cambodia and has tall mountains, rice paddy terraces on rolling hills, white sandy beaches and beautiful waterways. Most travellers decide to start off their Vietnam trip in Posted by xurykawaii in Homestay services in Vietnam | Dec 15, 2014
  • Day 25 Chau bau to Phnom Penn[img=http://photos Posted by megwiele in Vietnam | Dec 14, 2014
  • Day 24 Cai Boa to Sadec then Chau Bau[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/720925/ Posted by megwiele in Vietnam | Dec 14, 2014
  • Day 23 End of Indochina tour start Jayavarman Boat Cai BaoToday we were all slightly hungover some worse than others. Got on bus to Cai Boa to meet the bus 23 people on tour. Boat is very nice Posted by megwiele in Vietnam | Dec 13, 2014
  • Day 22 Can Tho to Saigon[50c caption =Pinapple was only 50c for one [img Posted by megwiele in Vietnam | Dec 13, 2014
  • Week OneIt’s never lonely when you feel connected to everything. The challenge is when everything doesn’t realize it is connected to you. Like most major change in my life, there is usually a great deal of pain that is behind it. This Posted by wanderforever in Wander Forever | Dec 13, 2014
  • A day in HueA day in Hue 05/12/14 Hue was the capital city of Vietnam for several hundred years until 1945. It suffered terribly during the Vietnam war, being attacked first by the Viet Cong (the Tet Offensive) and then by US forces, with great Posted by CandPandKandS in Across and beyond | Dec 11, 2014
  • Good Night VietnamTrain travel has been fun in Vietnam. It is true that the trains are not that modern and it seems that the railways are starved of investment. However, the views are wonderful and the seats are comfortable enough. Like the Posted by CandPandKandS in Across and beyond | Dec 11, 2014
  • Chasing the heatBefore we left England, we thought that in general terms we would be cold until Beijing and then in Beijing it would be similar to England at the same time. We agreed that Mongolia, especially in the Ger would be Posted by CandPandKandS in Across and beyond | Dec 11, 2014
  • Day 21 Saigon to Can thoLeft Saigon visited an unusual church, river trip and lunch of local elephant ear fish on Mekong then trip to Can Tho. The river trip was so relaxing I nodded off. . .[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/720925/377C9DC4C4D8B1AAF716F869D2AF02D9.jpg capti Posted by megwiele in Vietnam | Dec 11, 2014
  • Day 20 SaigonToday was very full day. First to VC tunnels at Cu Chi. The propaganda video was crap and. I could,t stand it so I walked out with Bron hot on my heals. The tunnels themselves and how they worked was Posted by megwiele in Vietnam | Dec 10, 2014
  • Day 19 Dalat to Saigon[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/720925/ Posted by megwiele in Vietnam | Dec 9, 2014
  • Day 18 Dalat[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/720925/DBAFC05B0A52C086C4443496788D9B06.jpg caption=View from cable car in Dalet to Posted by megwiele in Vietnam | Dec 9, 2014
  • Day 17 Boun Me Thuot to DalatToday was a lovely drive with great scenery and better roads.Watched coffee being dried and rice being harvested and dried. Took a short train ride around Dalat. Went to this place called the Crazy House and all I can say Posted by megwiele in Vietnam | Dec 7, 2014
  • Day 16 Pleiku to Buon Me Thuot [img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/720925/90_40F856420F6C0E0954F5E0DF111E4937.j Posted by megwiele in Vietnam | Dec 6, 2014
  • Day 15 Kontum to PleikuToday we left Kontum and visited an Ethic visage . Three hundred people live in 10 houses. It is a matriarch society. It was a humbling experience.We also visited a Catholic orphanage and talked to the kids and the English Posted by megwiele in Vietnam | Dec 5, 2014
  • Day 14 Hoi An to Kontum[img=http://photos.traveller Posted by megwiele in Vietnam | Dec 5, 2014
  • Eat your heart out Cross Country trains! On the SE5 9am train to Hue (13 hour journey!), two meals were served at your seat - rice, meat, veg and some sort of salty tea, all for just over a pound. Trolleys with drinks pass through the Posted by CandPandKandS in Across and beyond | Dec 5, 2014
  • Food part 3 (and drink) Time for an update. I am happy to report that the food in Vietnam is good and plenty of options for vegetarians. There are lots of stir fried vegetable dishes, some with interesting sauces, e.g. Eggplant in ginger. Fried rice Posted by CandPandKandS in Across and beyond | Dec 5, 2014
  • Hanoi NightsHanoi nights Vietnam is so very very different from China and indeed anywhere else. It is an exceptionally beautiful country. The first thing I noticed travelling over the border was the tall narrow houses, apparently because of a tax on the Posted by CandPandKandS in Across and beyond | Dec 4, 2014
  • A half cruise round Halong BayYou have read about Kate and Stu's intrepid adventures getting to and exploring Cat Ba Island. Meanwhile, we went for the easier option for softies, cruising round Halong Bay watching the scenery drift by. Whilst investigating the options for Posted by CandPandKandS in Across and beyond | Dec 3, 2014
  • Muine and Ho Chi Minh cityAfter Dalat we went to Muine which is like a Russian town. A lot of the shops and businesses are in Russian and there's a large community of them there, which is strange. Muine is a nice little beach town Posted by derryfadman in Worldwide ramblings | Dec 3, 2014
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