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Border crossing at Tay Trang

Border crossing at Tay Trang Once going we were stamped out of Vietnam with no problem. The little room to get the stamp was busting full as all the locals just scrimmage to get to the window and push past you... Read more >>

Busted bikes and buses

Busted bikes and buses Our final day in Sapa was reserved for getting my bike fixed which I now believe may have been a folly and should have been done immediately.   Read more >>

Into Nam Cat Tien jungle

Into Nam Cat Tien jungle Then later as we head to Cay Tung, the site of a tree that size-wise is on par with California’s redwoods, we see hordes of butterflies along the road and settled on bicycle handles at the start of a trail... Read more >>

Colour at the Sa Phin market

Colour at the Sa Phin market The market is held in a small square which fronts the old  Palace of King Hmong. This wooden courtyard house was built with the consent of the French colonial... Read more >>

Final stop in Dien Bien Phu

Final stop in Dien Bien Phu Our final stop in Vietnam was Dien Bien Phu. This is a town where France lost many battles. DBP has had a quick, sharp growth rate going from minor settlement to a town.... Read more >>

Slow train to Lang Son

Slow train to Lang Son By the time we arrive in Lang Son, it is well into the afternoon. We meet up with Xuan, an English teaching assistant, and the three of us head to the Mac Dynasty Citadel... Read more >>

A Tip-Top Tet

A Tip-Top Tet Anh and her neighbor and her nephew met me at the train station and we took 2 motorbikes to Tuyen Quang, about 40 kilometers away ... Read more >>

Dien Bien Phu to Lai Chau

Dien Bien Phu to Lai Chau I passed Moung La (I was lucky to see it. It is due to be submerged under the river when the dam is finished). Up and up I went into the mountains ... Read more >>
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