Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 30

4 October - Ninh Binh - Hanoi   Eyes open. It’s light. Apart from that, I know nothing else about this new day. And right now, through the haze of a beer and rice wine hangover, I have no desire to actually know any more about it. I ain’t getting up, yet. I doze, and … Continue reading Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 30

Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 29

3 October - Hanoi - Ninh Binh   Wake to the sound of an alarm. Which I guess is a positive, seeing as I wasn’t laying there awake waiting for it. It’s 5.00am. And yep, it’s painful. Damn beer corner. Damn beer. Damn friendly tourists. Damn late nights. But I wouldn’t change any of it, … Continue reading Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – Trip Report 29

Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – The Planning

The Planning..... Seriously, how did we get here? And not just to planning a fourth trip, but to planning a trip that is going to involve things that we could never have imagined way back in 2014, when on the initial adventure. Interestingly, there was never any thought that there was to be a subsequent … Continue reading Cambodia / Vietnam 2019 – The Planning

Vietnam 2014 – Trip Report #8

These reports are from our very first trip to Vietnam in September 2014, so therefore prior to the previous trip reports!  Originally posted on TripAdvisor, this is trip report #8... 9 - 11 October 2014 Ninh Binh continued….. Last full day in Ninh Binh. A day off. And it had been a while since we’d … Continue reading Vietnam 2014 – Trip Report #8

Vietnam 2014 – Trip Report #7

These reports are from our very first trip to Vietnam in September 2014, so therefore prior to the previous trip reports!  Originally posted on TripAdvisor, this is trip report #7... 6 - 8 October 2014 Arrived in Ninh Binh around 6.00pm just as it was getting dark. My initial opinion on the town, actually…., city, … Continue reading Vietnam 2014 – Trip Report #7

Vietnam 2014 – Trip Report #6

These reports are from our very first trip to Vietnam in September 2014, so prior to the previous trip reports! Originally posted on TripAdvisor, this is Trip Report #6... 4 - 6 October 2014   While leaving Hoi An had been difficult, I didn’t have too many issues with leaving Hue. It was time to … Continue reading Vietnam 2014 – Trip Report #6

Vietnam 2016 – Trip Report 11

Pu Luong - Ninh Binh - Hanoi   Up early. Again….. But that’s alright. Sort of….. Everyone else seems to be up anyway, so why shouldn’t we. I’m feeling alright, not 100%, but nothing that’s going to stop me doing anything. Laying in bed, I grab the camera to look at some of our photos. … Continue reading Vietnam 2016 – Trip Report 11

Vietnam 2016 – Trip Report 9

Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Pu Luong Nature Reserve Up early. Again….. But this morning made yesterday feel like a sleep-in. This time, we were up before 5.00am! They say nothing good happens after 2.00am.  Well, I reckon nothing good happens before 5.00am! I didn’t even have the kids here to act all bubbly in … Continue reading Vietnam 2016 – Trip Report 9