S_S_S_S_Sai Gon, or Saigon....or Ho Chi Minh City - all work and all are recognised in Vietnam. Hey, capital of the South, famous site of the evacuation following US withdrawal and a great place. Sharan and i started our visit with a sleep after a less than refreshing overnight train journey. The rest of the group went for a boat tour of the Mekong delta - we moved to our room in the hotel from the day room and started exploring....it was boiling hot on the stre...
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Nha Trang - Charlie don't surf, but if he did he might come to this town. A seaside resort with a massive beach - lots of old ladies going up and down selling stuff with sob stories of hungry children...i bought some pineapple, but still haggled Am i going to hell? This was the first real taste of beach holiday in the whole trip - ok, the train journey of 10hrs here from Hoi An was a bit hellish, most of our travel group whiled away the time drinking in the din...
Hello from Hoi An - the good news? It was sunny yesterday, so on the 30th November I was sunning myself next to a pool sipping a cool beer and generally having fun in the sun. Lots have happened since my last blog, hopefully the pictures help fill in the gaps….or at the very least provide a couple of minutes distraction from whatever it was you were doing before you clicked on the link to my site… So, a relaxing time here, 3 nights in the same place, which...
Hey from Hue - where's that 'accent' symbol when you need it? Highlight of this stay was riding around on a scooter with the group - we were all passengers to very experienced drivers. We went through puddles, navigated narrow alleyways, saw some amazing sites including the infamous 'Hamburger' Hill and had a super fun ride around the paddy fields. Yay!
Hello from Cat Ba island - beautiful stone monoliths jut out from the still bay waters. Had great fun kayaking with Sharan around these for a couple of hours - stopped off at a beach where I accidentally shredded a couple of fingers on some razor-sharp rocks - boo! All healed now, but lesson learnt….the hard way! Back to Hanoi before moving on to Hue. Oh yes, Karaoke has been done - Ice Ice Baby!