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The vegetable village

What to do? Asked the receptionist and she suggested “why not go and see where the local herbs and vegetables are grown, its only a 50,000 dong ($2.50) taxi ride away”. So that’s what we did. Jumped in a cab … Continue reading

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5. Hue. A walk around the back streets.

With nothing much to do we thought we would explore the streets out the back of our hotel. So with cameras in hand we wandered (As Wombats do) into the back streets of Hue. Click on video to view. Click … Continue reading

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Foods we enjoyed in Vietnam and Cambodia

It is time for us to leave Cambodia and enter Thailand and some different food experiences. So we thought you might be feeling hungry and like to share some of the restaurants and foods we have experienced throughout Vietnam & … Continue reading

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Six month S.E.A Trip

This web site details our six month trip to South East Asia… Malaysia, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, and back to Malaysia. The trip started in March 2014 and finished on 1st September. We could not commence our trip whilst our … Continue reading

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1. Saigon the hotel and streets

When we got to our hotel the lift was stuck and they told us it would be 5 minutes. So taking that with a grain of salt we went around the corner for some lunch. When we got back all … Continue reading

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Hoi An by day

Hoi An is a photographers dream for quaint unique buildings and quirky pictures. It has some delightful narrow streets and lane-ways. A large pedestrian shopping / restaurant area around the river area that is closed to cars and motor bikes. … Continue reading

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Hoi An at night

Simply “Gob Smacked” is the term that springs to mind as you venture onto Hoi An streets at night. Coloured lanterns everywhere, lights in the trees and on buildings, soft music piped through the streets and a large area which … Continue reading

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4. Hanh Dat Hotel Hue Vietnam

We arrived at the Hanh Dat Hotel very hot and tired from the terrible train trip from Hanoi. When we arrived two beautiful young ladies ran out to help us with our bags and gave us a refreshing orange juice. … Continue reading

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3. Hue markets

Always suckers for markets the “Wombats” set off to the wet market in Hue just over the river. we especially wanted to see the market but we also wanted to buy some bacon as the hotel  only had eggs and … Continue reading

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2. A trip on the Perfume River Hue Vietnam

It  gets very hot here as the day progresses so at 9.30am we got aboard a “Dragon Boat”. Just the two of us, the skipper his wife and ten year old son (who should have been at school but they … Continue reading

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