Bewildered we stumbled into the light and immediately book our tickets to Lao. We decided to skip out on Viet Nam early, feeling we had had our fill. That was before we were bundled on to the back of a motorbike or two, giant bags cuddled close. Our hotel loomed and we were hassled with … Continue reading Lak and His Motorcycle
And so, after 2 nights on a bus we finally reached Hoi An. A very small quaint town, it is historically an ancient trading port that was prominent in the Orient in its day. Today it’s streets are still lined with gorgeous buildings and temples and the main trade is tailored clothes. In fact 80% … Continue reading “Hello, Buy Something!”
As is the custom in Viet Nam for us tourist we purchased ourselves an open bus ticket up the snakey length of the country from Saigon to Hanoi. Choosing to stop off at Hoi An and skip the tourist beach towns of the south. We were, however, required to make a stop over for the … Continue reading Don’t Be Lazy, Be Crazy!
Leaving the hive of motorbikes and meeting Jack on another long bus ride we head out to ride the nine dragons of the Mekong Delta. Each boat has eyes, to find its way amongst the myriad of waterways and the tangle of rivers and infrastructure which use this precious resource. Floating on the backs of … Continue reading The Nine Dragons
Motorbikes. First impression when leaving the airport in Saigon was accompanied by a roaring and honking sound as all of a sudden hundreds of motorbikes swarmed around us like a plague of locusts. We had never seen so many motorbikes in our life, criss-crossing ever which way it suits them to get were they want. … Continue reading Good Morning Viet Nam