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Pictures on Flickr

We have uploaded a few pictures to Flickr. On Flickr they are safe in case of a severe computer crash or worse theft. So you might like to view the Wombat’s photostream on Flickr. When viewing the pictures click on … Continue reading

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3. The Old Quarter

We chose to stay in The Old Quarter of Hanoi which has a great atmosphere and is noisy and “Full On”. The evenings really have a lot of atmosphere and are vibrant and alive. We found the food selection to … Continue reading

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Train trip from Hanoi to Hue

Arrived Hue around 9.00am after a fourteen hour overnight train trip from Hanoi. What was the trip like did you say?. Damn terrible !!!!!!!!! The train tracks in Vietnam are narrow gauge and I believe the rolling stock are wide … Continue reading

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Ha long Bay

Ha long Bay is a body of water of approximately 1,500 square kilometres in north Vietnam with a 120 kilometre coastline, in the Gulf of Tonkin Gulf of Tonkin near the border with China, and 170 kilometres east of Hanoi. … Continue reading

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1. Arrived Hanoi

We arrived in Hanoi on Thursday 8th May at 8.15am after an overnight trip from Guilin in China by train. We got the “Fast train” from Guilin to Nanning leaving at 2pm Wed. It was not really fast traveling at … Continue reading

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