Tag Archive: overnight train

Just a few days to go…

It’s all flown by far too quickly.  I now only have two full days left in Vietnam before I begin flying home on Thursday (I won’t actually arrive till Friday morning).  Not much… Continue reading

Vietnamese rice wine is lethal

Today we completed our trek in Sapa.  Considering last night’s efforts on the rice wine, today’s shorter trek was actually seemed harder.  Yesterday we walked about twelve kilometres up and down mountain sides. … Continue reading

And the score is….

Creatures of the overnight train – 1, travellers -1.  So we’ve arrived in Hanoi, in fact, although it’s only 10am we’ve already been here five and half hours.  There are currently only day… Continue reading

Bracing myself for the overnight train

Today was our second day in Hue.  We took a boat trip up the Perfume river to see the Thien Mu pagoda and Tu Duc’s tomb.  It was a good trip and the… Continue reading

Lizards and mice and bugs…Oh My!

We’ve now completed our first stint on the overnight trains here in Vietnam.  It was certainly an interesting experience and we have three more night trains before we’re done.  In our cabin of… Continue reading

Raindrops keep falling on my head

Finally we went on our boat trip today.  It rained the whole way out to the island, which shouldn’t have been a surprise.  Once there it cleared for a while and some of… Continue reading