Arrived home! Sydney, Australia Sydney, Australia Our flight home took the best part of a day. Hoi An to Hanoi, Hanoi to Hong Kong and then Hong Kong to Sydney. We arrived in at about midday to a clear and sunny day. Glad to be home but had a great trip.
Last day in Hoi An and Vietnam! Hoi An, Vietnam Hoi An, Vietnam Saturday 18th July: Our last day in Hoi An and last day in Vietnam. Our last day was fairly uneventful. Mark and I went for one last walk along the beach followed by a quick swim before breakfast. We then headed back … More Last day in Hoi An and Vietnam!
Cooking Class Day Hoi An, Vietnam Hoi An, Vietnam Friday 17th July Cooking class this morning. An early start: 8.30 – 1pm. Was great. More later. Check out the photos. The Red Bridge Cooking Class and tour was on our agenda this morning. This started with a walk through the local wet markets where our … More Cooking Class Day
First full day in Hoi An Hoi An, Vietnam Hoi An, Vietnam Thursday 16th July The weather on our first full day in Hoi An was clear and warm but a little overcast giving us some thankfull relief from the extreme heat. Mark and I headed off for a walk along the beach before breakfast. … More First full day in Hoi An
First day in Hoi An Hoi An, Vietnam Hoi An, Vietnam Hoi An: Wed 15th July I am writing this entry from our bungalow located right on the sand of Cua Dai beach with spectacular views out over the South China Sea. It is about 4pm and less humid and hot here than Hue. We … More First day in Hoi An
Full day in Hue Hue, Vietnam Hue, Vietnam Tuesday 14th July: Hue We woke to a quiet, hot, sunny and very humid morning. I went to the gym for a while and then caught up with the boys at the pool. We basically hung around the hotel swimming and reading all morning. This was not … More Full day in Hue
Pleased to get to Hue! Hue, Vietnam Hue, Vietnam Monday 13th July Our flight to Hue left at 11am and we were not being collected from our hotel until 8.30am so I headed out for one last wander around the Hoan Kiem Lake at 6.30am. The scene at that hour is a fascinating mix of … More Pleased to get to Hue!
Halong Bay…beautiful although cut short Halong Bay, Vietnam Halong Bay, Vietnam Just some photos for the moment. An expected typhoon resulted in our trip being cut short. Thus, now back in Hanoi 😦 Halong Bay Saturday 11th July – Sunday 12th July. Our day started with an 8.30am pick up from our hotel for the … More Halong Bay…beautiful although cut short
Quiet final day in Hanoi Hanoi, Vietnam Hanoi, Vietnam Not much to report today. Got in early from Sapa. headed straight to the gym and to the pool. We lazed around resting and reading after breakfast and didn’t head out from the hotel until about noon. We tried to get ‘Water Puppet’ tickets but they … More Quiet final day in Hanoi
Our last day in Sapa Sapa, Vietnam Sapa, Vietnam Thursday 9th The guide books will advise you that there is no dominant Religion in Vietnam. That is not true. 95% of Vietnamese are Buddhist. It is just that theirs is a more private form of Buddhism compared to their neighbours; they visit Temple only twice … More Our last day in Sapa