Exploring the known and unknown
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Hoi An and My Son Our days in Vietnam are drawing to an end. We have passed Hoi An, are presently in Dalat and have just booked onward travel to Ho Chi Min City (Saigon) where we will spend a few days before flying to Singapore from where Gert and I both fly home again at the end of the week. But first… Hoi An is a town which is hard to describe but better explained in pictures. I can only describe it as the most beautiful town in the whole of Vietnam. It...
The Pearl on the Coast Riding south from Hue the city of Danang is reached via the Hai Van Pass which means "Ocean Cloud Pass" about 21 km long and only 500 meters high but offering a most magnificent view over the city of Danang and the South China Sea. A steep pass which often required first gear to continue the winding road. A great ride. Jeremy Clarkson called it “a deserted ribbon of perfection” while filming their motorcycle ride in the Top Gea...