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Further Thoughts About Vietnam, Hanoi, and a Saunter Under Neo-Lights

I wasn’t looking forward to a repeat performance, a 24 hour bus journey back to Wenzhou, so I bought some sleeping tablets, hoping they’d stave off the effects of insomnia. I had a chat with an English tourist who’d just … Continue reading

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Hoi An, (Part Three) – Thoughts About Facebook and Tourism

‘A great way to see Vietnam by motorbike – and independent,’ a notice in red felt-tipped letters read. It was taped to the seat of a large heavy motorbike which had been rode up to the hostel’s front entrance by … Continue reading

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Hoi An, (Part One) Quaint with Color – Tempted to go Riding

The nicest thing about the Hop Yen Hotel is its two entrances. Being able to enter – front and back – means a detour around Ba Trieu can be cut out, unless you think the curved street is infinitely attractive. … Continue reading

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Halong Bay – Why I Didn’t Party

Halong Bay is big. Big enough to attract all sorts of clientele; and there is room for everybody. Well, almost, as long as you wait your turn, although multiple cruises are packed with a variety of tourists almost daily, so … Continue reading

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