Monthly Archives: January 2012

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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