Having arrived back in Hanoi, we quickly made a new plan. It was a pity that we had to ditch the trip to Hue and the scooter trip across the magnificent Hi Van pass. In Hue, there are plenty of places which offer a one-way scooter rental from Hue to Danang and Hoi An - an easy one day ride while they arrange your luggage to be sent to your hotel in Hoi An. However, with the weather situation as it was, we had to let that plan go and took a plane directly from...
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2014 Aug 6 Saigon-Ho Chi Min City I don't know what it is, or the reason why, but Vietnam has some kind of magnetic influence on me. Again I am spending some time in Saigon and enjoyed the chaos of the traffic. The traffic looks dangerous but is not really- there are almost no rules so everyone is aware of everyone else. They drive on the right hand side of the road but if you need to turn left somewhere it is ok if you cut across 12 lanes of scooter traffic a...