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

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

Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 24

28 September - Saigon No alarm required this morning, which is always nice, and my first observation is that it’s light. But it feels late. Time checked, and it’s just 7.15am. Good, not unhappy about laying here a little longer.  And really, not having any plans for the day means there’s not much point getting … Continue reading Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 24

Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 23

27 September - Can Gio - Saigon As it was asked to do, the alarm does its thing at 5.00am.  Lucky we were in bed early, although right now, it doesn’t really feel like it was that early. I’ll blame the rice wine. Slept alright, though.  Well, I did when I was actually sleeping. Had … Continue reading Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 23

Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 22

26 September - Saigon - Can Gio Awake at 7.00am, but today there is no time for sleeping in.  We get ourselves organised, including packing up the majority of our stuff, and try and work out what we’ll need for the next 24 hours. That sorted, we head downstairs and have a quick chat with … Continue reading Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 22

Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 21

25 September - Saigon   Awake, but have no idea what time it is.  And, not really wanting to know at this stage, I doze for a bit. Eventually my interest in what time it actually is, gets the better of me.  Partly because I suspect the morning is starting to get away from us.  … Continue reading Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 21

Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 20

24 September - Saigon   No alarm required to wake up, as the light from the sun streaming through the windows indicates night time is well and truly over. Unfortunately, it’s not quite 6.30am. Mental note is taken to close the curtains tonight…. With not too much in the way of plans ahead of us … Continue reading Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 20