Vietnam 2022 – Trip Report 4

10 september - ho chi minh city - can tho Yep, 12.50am was too late.  I really need to be better, but there were two beers still in the fridge, and I didn’t want to leave them there, nor take them on the bus trip with us. A job needed to be done, and the … Continue reading Vietnam 2022 – Trip Report 4

Vietnam 2022 – Trip Report 3

9 SEPTEMBER – HO CHI MINH CITY Awake a bit after 7.30am, and apart from a feeling of lethargy, which can be dealt with by simply getting up and moving, I feel alright. Force Lisa to also do the getting up thing, and we’re out into a well awake Saigon, a little after 8.00am. Disappear … Continue reading Vietnam 2022 – Trip Report 3

Vietnam 2022 – Trip Report 2

8 September - ho chi minh city Thursday 8 September Our Mai Linh driver pulls up at the airport exit toll booth, hands over the toll of 10 000 Dong, and we’re quickly out in the ‘real world’. The traffic, the chaos, the tooting, the rapid-fire gear changes, the everything.  It’s all so familiar, and … Continue reading Vietnam 2022 – Trip Report 2

Vietnam 2022 – Trip Report 1

7-8 September - Melbourne - Singapore - hcmc   Wednesday 7 September - It’s here!  The day we begin something that, right up until May became June, we were never going to do this year. But by mid June, that all changed, when the realisation hit that we could actually do this. Off to work … Continue reading Vietnam 2022 – Trip Report 1

Vietnam 2022 – The Planning

It's finally happening again! 2022 arrived, and while Covid lockdowns appeared, hopefully, to be a thing of the past, the new year didn’t feel that much different to the previous two. Overseas travel not only still seemed an impossibility, but it also felt like it would be that way for significant time to come. Vietnam … Continue reading Vietnam 2022 – The Planning