Category Archives: Vietnam

Hoi Chi Minh

We arrived in Saigon by ferry and stayed at the May Hotel for the first night, then we moved closer to the Ben Than market in a more local hotel  Great value and nice place. We took 2 bus trips, … Continue reading

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Phan Thiet to Vung Tau

This was our last day of riding as from Vung Tau we take the ferry to Saigon.  Today we got up early to visit the sand dunes at dawn and also a fishing village, when the fleet came in.  We … Continue reading

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Dalat to Pan Thiet

Started in the van for the first few hours, after a quick tour of Dalat,  then got on the bikes.  We thought it should be downhill, but we had the first 20km more up then down, but after that 50km … Continue reading

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Nha Trang to Dalat

This was the day of the big climb and I for one felt nervously excited at the prospect.  The distance from Nha Trang (which is on the coast) to Dalat (which is in the highlands at 1,500meters) is 145 Km.  The … Continue reading

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Quy Nhon to Nha Trang

Back roads down the coast for 95km.  Plenty of tail wind and 2 short 1 km climbs at 10%.  These were not main roads and the switchbacks were very tight.  At the end of the day we had 100k in … Continue reading

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Quong Ngai to Qui Nhon

Left early this morning to try and get as much riding in as possible. Because we are not riding on Highway 1, which is a horror, we have to pack the bikes into the car at least once a day … Continue reading

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Hoi An to Quang Ngai City

We started with a short ride to the ferry and then 15 minutes in the ferry to cross the river and start serious riding. The first part was riding through small villages through the muddy roads. Interestingly the roads between … Continue reading

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Hoi An to My Son

My Son is called the holy place. It is where the Cham people were before they settled in Angkor Wat. It is much smaller with only about 20 “buildings” remaining. We cycled there about 45km and arrived at 10:30 just … Continue reading

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Hue to Hoi An

We set off.bravely throwing ourselves into Hue’s morning traffic. Anything you have ever seen about traffic in Vietnam is true. It is chaos, but as long as you keep moving it works. We rode through the city streets, a busy … Continue reading

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Hoi An to Hue by private vehicle

Ken organised a car and driver with the girl who works at the tailor shop. The girl is extremely motivated and runs a few (little) enterprises, as do quite a few people here. She was going to come as an … Continue reading

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