Monthly Archives: December 2011

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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Ken on Hoi An

Today is day 3 in Hoi An, a heritage listed town in central Vietnam, whose main aim to fame is tailors. It is a beautiful little ancient town and it has rekindled my liking for food. There is a famous … Continue reading

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Jenny’s impressions of the train trip

Usually I go with the flow and just shrug off inconveniences and a bit of dirt. It is all part of the adventure, but really the train trip was not nice. Not just for our western sensibilities, not for any-one. … Continue reading

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Train to Da Nang

We boarded the train at 7:00 pm for the overnight trip to Da Nang arriving next day at midday. Pretty basic sleeper but we had a good night sleep. Only eventful thing was all the other Europeans on the train … Continue reading

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Ho Chi Minh City

The on line comments on the hotel last night were noisy and not suitable for westerners. Well they were right on the noise With doors slamming and we had the fire escape next to us as it was a short … Continue reading

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Bangkok stop over

Arrived Bangkok @ midnight. Took forever to clear customs. Luckily we were staying at the airport Novotel. Today we are relaxing at the pool before going to Hoi Chi Minh later today

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