Monthly Archives: March 2013

Day 298 – Visiting Ho Chi Minh mausoleum

One of the many tourist attraction in Hanoi is seeing the preserved body of Ho Chi Minh. When you think about it, it’s kind of creepy. The tourist attraction is free but the queue to get in is very very … Continue reading

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Day 297 – Halong Bay day trip

The number one day trip from Hanoi without a doubt is Halong Bay – another UNESCO site to add to our list! The weather wasn’t going to be great, but it wasn’t going to be raining or windy so the … Continue reading

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Day 296 – Chợ Đồng Xuân Market in Hanoi

It’s much cooler in Hanoi compared with Laos and Thailand and the sky has been overcast all day. We decided to just head out for a wander around the local area. We had a couple of tasks for the day, … Continue reading

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Day 295 – Heading to Vietnam

Today is the day we head to Vietnam, one of the country’s which we’ve been looking forward to the most on our trip. We got up relatively early and after breakfast we headed to the airport in a taxi for … Continue reading

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Day 294 – The Arc de Triomphe of Vientiane

After little sleep the night before due to the bed bugs we headed over to a nicer hotel at 6:30 in the morning. It was nearer to the river, a little more expensive but it included breakfast and most importantly, … Continue reading

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