Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 35

9 October - Hanoi The alarm was set for 6.45am. However it’s 5.30am, and my eyes are open. That’s actually good, as I can roll over and sleep for another hour. But it doesn’t happen, and it ends up being an hour of just laying there, listening to the sounds of Hanoi waking up. As … Continue reading Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 35

Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 34

8 October - Hanoi   Wake up around 7.00am, and feel okay. Which is good.  And even better, I don’t actually need to get up yet.  With no real plans for the day, a bit more sleep is the preferred option. I set about trying to achieve that, with what, in the end, is probably … Continue reading Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 34

Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 33

7 October - Hanoi  (Incense Village) Eyes open about 6.30am, which is kind of good, as the alarm is still not due to go off for another hour. And I could do with another hour, seeing as six hours sleep – due to my inability to follow through with my good intentions of an early-ish … Continue reading Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 33

Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 32

6 October - Hanoi   Wake up about 8.45am. The good news? I actually feel pretty good. Although I did have some really strange dreams during the night. Of course I can’t remember them, but yeah, they were definitely weird. The same thing happened in Can Gio, so apart from beer, there’s only one other … Continue reading Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 32

Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 28

2 October - Hanoi Wake up a bit after 8.00am.  Bit of a sleep in, I suppose. But it hasn’t really helped. I just feel flat.  And disappointed. We’ve been away now for pretty much four weeks, so I guess at some point it was always going to happen.  Probably a little surprised it hadn’t … Continue reading Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 28

Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 27

1 October - Hanoi   Awake at 6.00am. That’s not going to happen. Surprisingly, I actually manage to get back to sleep for another couple of hours. A very lazy start, and I’m more than okay about that. Twenty five years ago today, my life changed.  As did Lisa’s. And if someone said way back … Continue reading Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 27

Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 26

30 September - Hanoi Eyes open about 7.30am.  But I don’t feel that great.  It actually feels a bit like a hangover, but it’s not a hangover. Try a bit more sleep to see if that improves things, and an hour later, it hasn’t.  But, I’m no worse, and it’s not that bad that it’s … Continue reading Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 26

Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 25

29 September - Saigon - Hanoi Awake at 6.00am.  And not because I wanted to be. Alarm was actually set for 7.30am. Hoping to make use of the alarm I carefully set last night, I try to rectify my problem of being awake. Apart from maybe a minute or two here or there, I’m not … Continue reading Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 25

Vietnam 2017 – Trip Report 26

27 October - Hanoi   Actually had a bit of a sleep in, which doesn’t happen too often, and then headed next door for breakfast. Back on our balcony, enjoying some fruit, but enjoying the goings on down below, more.  Loved it three years ago, loved being back 18 months ago, and now, just rapt … Continue reading Vietnam 2017 – Trip Report 26

Vietnam 2017 – Trip Report 25

26 October - Hoi An - Hanoi   Just for a change, we’re up about 7.00am.  But this time we sort of need to be. Do a bit of packing and tidying up, and then head downstairs for the usual breakfast of fruit and caphe sua da. That done, we finish off the packing and … Continue reading Vietnam 2017 – Trip Report 25