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Vietnam: Hanoi

It’s hard to compare Japan and South Korea to the southeast Asian countries, but I’m going to anyway and of all the countries I visited on my six-week adventure, Hanoi, Vietnam was hands down my favorite place. 802 more words

Vietnam: Mai Chau

Mai Chau is a rice field area in Vietnam. Most people go to Sapa, but Jess heard good things about Mai Chau, so we decided to go there instead. 606 more words

Lifestyle Traveller: escape to mai chau

Our overseas adventure continues. This week we bring you a letter from Mai Chau, in north-west Vietnam, where we toast to the bride and groom at a local wedding, meet a Hmong shaman and learn about the lives of White Thai ethnic Vietnamese. Read the full story here.

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Na Meo border crossing

Today I was a bit worried about the road conditions because of all the online accounts of this crossing. The current situation for July 2016 is that the road is pretty good, I found one section of nasty mud and bike swallowing puddles, but it was only about .5 km long. 157 more words

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Cruising from Hanoi towards Laos


This is just a sample of the great scenery once you escape the outskirts of the city. Another beatiful mountain pass. Decent services every few miles as well. 71 more words

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Vietnam 2016 Day 12

July 13, and this morning we had a bike ride booked along the valley for a couple of hours.  After yesterday’s work and with my cold I decided to rest instead.  280 more words

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Vietnam 2016 Day 11

July 12.  Today we headed back to the local village we visited yesterday in Mai Chau.  It’s a half hour drive from the lodge we are staying at.  664 more words

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