- Lesson Number TwoAlright, so yesterday's visits to the National Museum of History and the Museum of Ethnology showed possibility though very little promise, today's visit was very different. It showed both promise and peril. Today Tra, her sister Huoung and Posted by MJMullin in When Historical Stories Meet the Present | Jul 11, 2014
- Trying to find those historically meaningful placesDay 2,
Today was supposed to be an important site visit day. Two museums are on the docket: the Museum of National History and Museum of Ethnology. To help me navigate the city and the museums are Posted by MJMullin in When Historical Stories Meet the Present | Jul 10, 2014
- Lesson Number One So, after 20 plus hours of travel I finally arrive in Hanoi, and the Tran family is waiting to greet me. What a relief. Within 10 minutes I have a sim card for the Posted by MJMullin in When Historical Stories Meet the Present | Jul 9, 2014
- Food!!!What can I say about the food ... it's amazing ... so many flavours ... so beautiful ...
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- Mekong Delta TourSo ... have been managing jet lag for a couple of days ... but that has not prevented us from exploring! On Sunday, we took a boat tout into the Mekong Delta. Very cool... First stop was a small temple Posted by JBrunnee in Vietnam 2014 | Jul 8, 2014
- Ho Chi Minh CityFor this overnight bus journey we had front row seats/beds which meant being able to view every bit of crazy overtaking along the way. Not quite as affective as counting sheep in helping to get yourself off to sleep!
We arrived Posted by Zeddman in The Road to Rio | Jul 3, 2014
- A Trip to the Rice Bowl for one Final Serving of Vietnam
A day trip to the mighty Mekong River was my final sightseeing in Vietnam
For my final day of sightseeing in Vietna Posted by world_wide_mike in Worldwidemike | Jul 2, 2014
- Along the Vietnamese coast / Po pobrezi Vietnamu
Nasa cesta do Vietnamu nezacala uplne ruzovo - zruseny let, noc na letisku v Chengdu, nahradny Posted by zuzana.zav in Are we there yet? | Jul 2, 2014
- Revisiting the Vietnam War
Reunification Palace in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
I actually slept in, today. I am not sure if that means my body i Posted by world_wide_mike in Worldwidemike | Jul 1, 2014
- Has This Monkey Lost His Marbles?
Da Nang as seen from Monkey Mountain, aka the Son Tra Peninsula
Due to squeezing in both My Son and Hoi An on "Sco Posted by world_wide_mike in Worldwidemike | Jun 29, 2014
- A Day in Hue
A stone dragon decorates the entrance to a palace in Hue
By and large, I enjoy trains. They are almost the perfect Posted by world_wide_mike in Worldwidemike | Jun 29, 2014
- If You Can't Beat the Scooters in Vietnam, then...
Scooters rush across the Dragon Bridge in Da Nang, Vietnam
I'd planned my Vietnam trip dividing my time between th Posted by world_wide_mike in Worldwidemike | Jun 28, 2014
- Biking 2014 - Part 5Continuing my world-bike-training-tour, I went to Vietnam for Tet / Chinese New Year. (I had 2 weeks off for Chinese New Year, which coincides with Tet in Vietnam).
Deborah and I rode many, many motorbikes throughout our time there, as Vietnam Posted by katya42 in A Bibliophile Abroad | Jun 26, 2014
- Hanoi's Test
Hanoi, lit up at night, around Hoan Kiem Lake
I'm not the type of traveler who lives for the vibe of a big city. Th Posted by world_wide_mike in Worldwidemike | Jun 26, 2014
- Peace and Beauty on Ha Long Bay
Sunset on Ha Long Bay
It is peaceful, now. I'm sitting on the top deck of my boat looking out over the calm waters Posted by world_wide_mike in Worldwidemike | Jun 25, 2014
- Vietnam[center]It was dark when we arrived at the bus office in Mui Ne, barely any lights were on in nearby buildings and the only people that seemed to be around were those that had been on the bus with us Posted by Lady Mantle in Living in Asia | Jun 12, 2014
- Sapa homestay and sceneryI finally broke the Sean-Libby team by leaving for Sapa. I had a great time travelling with someone for such a long time, especially someone that I could, and would, be close friends to back home. It makes conversations more Posted by Libbytes in PhD Celebration Travel | May 19, 2014
- Cat Ba island and Lan Ha bayOn our second attempt, we caught the bus safely to Hai Phong, where we changed to a boat out into Ha Long Bay. When we arrived at Cat Ba island we boarded another bus to take us across the island Posted by Libbytes in PhD Celebration Travel | May 14, 2014
- Vietnam[center]We got royally screwed by a taxi driver, paying $7 instead of the $1.50 it should have cost, but we were greeted with smiles and open arms by The Town House 50E hostel, Ho Chi Minh City - very nice Posted by Lady Mantle in Living in Asia | Jun 6, 2014
- Vietnamese Visa on arrival for Indian passport holdersVietnam is a beautiful country and is of late welcoming tourists after years of war and isolation. Vietnam is broadly divided into Northern, Central and Southern parts. Hanoi, Ninh Binh province, Sapa and the Halong bay area are the main Posted by arif_kool in Arif and Runa's Travels | Jun 4, 2014
- Hoi AnLooky loo!
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- Part 1 - Da NangI like cabbages.
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Posted by dirtbagweesel in SE Asia 2014 | Jun 2, 2014
- Hanoi / Halong BayAfter coming from Indonesia we actually found Hanoi quite quiet, small and relaxed. Many people had warned us that Hanoi was thick with mopeds and it's crazy. We found people drove slower here and it was safer to cross the Posted by derryfadman in Worldwide ramblings | Jun 2, 2014
- Night BusWhen you first step onto one of the overnight sleeper buses in Vietnam you think they’re pretty smart. They’re clean, look fairly new and have nice reclining seats for you to sit or sleep on. When I first began the Posted by JonAndSara in A Long Way For Dumplings | Jun 1, 2014
- Days 68-72: Hanoi, VietnamWent to the Hanoi Hilton Hotel where John McCain and other POWs were held. Propaganda abound. Saw McCain's gear and a guillotine and some other crazy things. Checked out some museums and temples, too.
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