Travel Blogs from Quang Ngai, Vietnam

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Back to Business as Usual, Quang Ngai, Vietnam travel blog

Back to Business as Usual

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... the 75 miles feel more like 100.  Instead of our 15mph without effort which we have become used to on the flat roads of Vietnam, we were back down to a struggling 10mph making it a very long day in the saddle.  The final difference is one I am ...

one of my favourite beaches in the world, My Lai, Vietnam travel blog

one of my favourite beaches in the world

A travel blog entry by kris

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... I said too expensive and asked if there are any other hotels around which I was told "no other hotels".. The further south in vietnam it seems the lying grows. So whilst Chieng latched onto 2 other Austrian tourists, I headed up half a mile up the coast ...

China Beach, Danang, Vietnam travel blog

China Beach

A travel blog entry by lesandsteve

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China Beach in Danang is pretty, also marble mountain was beautiful. We didn't stay in Danang though, just wanted to get a train to Nha Trang. We went for some food while waiting for the train and there was a wedding taking place in the restaurant so we ...

A coastal journey, Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam travel blog

A coastal journey

A travel blog entry by jaqz_and_dave

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... ;What we found was more roadworks!  And then a hammock stop for a drink in the shade. We crossed a big bridge and passed Quang Ngai before stopping at the first hotel we saw just outside Chau O.  It was a simple affair just off the highway with ...

Quang Ngai and Around, Quang Ngai, Vietnam travel blog

Quang Ngai and Around

A travel blog entry by offtherails

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Itching to get a little off the beaten track we took a bus from Hoi An down the coast to Quang Ngai a smallish town without much domestic or foriegn tourist interest and then a motorbike to the nearby My Khe beach. We had trouble finding somewhere to ...

My Lai, Quang Ngai, Vietnam travel blog

My Lai

A travel blog entry by blatherwick

... it forever changed the public opinion in the USA and was one of the key factors to ending American involvement in the Vietnam War.  Only 6 of the soldiers faced court martial and only 1 was convicted.  A Second Lieutenant by the name of ...

Quang Ngai and the My Lai Massacre, Quang Ngai, Vietnam travel blog

Quang Ngai and the My Lai Massacre

A travel blog entry by emmaandpaul

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... time between Da Nang and Nha Trang, we decided to spend a couple of nights at a small town called Quang Ngai. A very undeveloped part of Vietnam, yet to discover its full tourism potential, its only claim to fame is a sad one at that. About 2 ...

40 Years and 1 Day, Quang Ngai, Vietnam travel blog

40 Years and 1 Day

A travel blog entry by mirandrea1

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... is a name coined by the US. All locals call the village where the massacre occurred Son My. Son My is 8km to the west of Quang Ngai, which is a mid-sized coastal town. Son My was and still is a small rice-growing village which now also has been set ...

East Coast, DMZ and Marble Mountain, Quảng Ngãi, Vietnam travel blog

East Coast, DMZ and Marble Mountain

A travel blog entry by joshbooth

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... . On the 23rd I left Cambodia after a fantastic four weeks there, entering into the central highlands of Vietnam - Pleiku to be exact. Then I went across to Quang Ngai, a not much visited really friendly place, I used this as my base to visit the My Lai ...

Slice of Paradise, Jungle Beach, Vietnam travel blog

Slice of Paradise

A travel blog entry by jess_world

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Well it's back to civilization after 5 fabulous solitary days. We arrived at Jungle Beach after a 2 hour motor bike ride along the highway and coastline. I was very pleased when the moto drivers arrived with helmets as they are a rarity here. I'm into ...

Danang, Danang, Vietnam travel blog

Danang

A travel blog entry by minhee

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Day 18 - Sad and sorry town, Mỹ Lại, Vietnam travel blog

Day 18 - Sad and sorry town

A travel blog entry by cyclingvietnam

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”Et sä voi pyörän kaa lähtee arvailemaan reittiä tollai!” ”Voithan. Justhan me tehtiin niin.” ”Niin ja kuinka monta kymmentä kilometriä mentiin vikaan?” ”Joku 25”. ”Seuraava kysymys?” ...

Pinkville, Quang Ngai, Vietnam travel blog

Pinkville

A travel blog entry by 12thousand500

... Ngai, but the nice conductor managed to unlock the door before the train was moving too fast so I could jump out.  Quang Ngai is an impoverished provincial capital--my main goal was to arrange a train going to Saigon.  I managed ...

American War - My Lai Massacre, Mỹ Lại, Vietnam travel blog

American War - My Lai Massacre

A travel blog entry by cyclingvietnam

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Kaupunkien nimet oli shuflattu keskenään, kädessä kymmenen vuotta vanha guidebook ja saatiin just viidet eri ohjeet. Kaiken järjen mukaan meidän pitäisi olla aika lähellä. Jokea meni ristiin rastiin ja paikalliset ihmetteli, kun me sahattiin ...

Chan May, Vietnam, Chan May, Vietnam travel blog

Chan May, Vietnam

A travel blog entry by cynjohn

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... of the kingdom of Champa. Cambodia has the largest concentration of Chams, estimated between half a million and one million. In Vietnam, their population of approximately 100,000 is centered on the cities of Phan Rang and Phan Thiet in central Vietnam, ...

A heart-breaking experience, My Lai, Vietnam travel blog

A heart-breaking experience

A travel blog entry by thebarretts

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... up to 82.  The tour the museum which is filled with some very confronting pictures. As with most operations during the Vietnam War (or American War as it's known in this country), a photojournalist from the US Army was embedded with the Company. ...

The Ice Man Cometh!, Hoian, Vietnam travel blog

The Ice Man Cometh!

A travel blog entry by chezgra

One of the great delights of travelling is the small things that you see of everyday life. This morning at 6.30am we were sitting having our breakfast at an outside cafe when this motorbike pulled up with a trailer on the back. It was stacked high with ...

Another beautiful day...., Hoi An... Still, Vietnam travel blog

Another beautiful day....

A travel blog entry by hugoanddenis

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... promises even more heat. Reports from other travelers suggest that HCMC is truly a question of taste. Some loathe it for its size and pace while others have said it is their favorite city in Vietnam. We will find out for ourselves tomorrow ...

My Vietnamese Son, My Son, Vietnam travel blog

My Vietnamese Son

A travel blog entry by jameshardy88

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... for directions before we found ourselves on a nice little route clearly signposted in. My Son is billed as the Angkor Wat of Vietnam. Whilst that is a little bit of a stretch it is certainly an impressive set of ruins and blissfully virtually devoid of ...

My Lai, Mỹ Lại (4), Vietnam travel blog

My Lai

A travel blog entry by lucaseb

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... la decoration d'un "heros". Puis les mois qui suivent, la vie qui reprend ses droits dans le hameau, les manifestations (Au Vietnam et aux Etats Unis) apres la revelation de l'existence de cette journee a l'opinion publique. Enfin, les annees apres, les ...

And whatever comes our way, Mỹ Lại (4), Vietnam travel blog

And whatever comes our way

A travel blog entry by wilkingsworld

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... day, with the least amount of problems yet. We are still on the coastal hwy, which is pretty much THE road in Vietnam, so there are everything from HUGE trucks to oxcarts on the road, sometimes traffic is insane (watching some of these driving moves, I ...

Hoi An : Unesco World Heritage site, Hoin An, Vietnam travel blog

Hoi An : Unesco World Heritage site

A travel blog entry by danaisha

... quiet, quite unlike any other place we've seen so far, even the markets are relatively peaceful compared to those in the rest of Vietnam. Nightlife usually stops around 11pm. Hey, it's just like being back in England! It's reminds me a lot of those ...

The food is sooooo amazing!, Danang, Vietnam travel blog

The food is sooooo amazing!

A travel blog entry by vasquez3

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... worth writing about. First thing first, the ride over there had to be one of the best experiences I've had since being in Vietnam. I don't really remember any of the scenery, all that I recall was that in the very beginning of the three hour journey, ...

Good days, bad days and my ongoing beauty regime, Quang Ngai, Vietnam travel blog

Good days, bad days and my ongoing beauty regime

A travel blog entry by beka

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... the disabled children get some interaction as they don't go to school at all. On Thursday Brenda, one of the volunteers, left Quang Ngai to go to a placement in Tam Ky. There were various goodbye cups of tea with different placements (apprently this ...

Fundraising for Ngai Hanh, Quang Ngai, Vietnam travel blog

Fundraising for Ngai Hanh

A travel blog entry by beka

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... physical therapy. GVN Volunteers provide additional physical and mental stimulation for the children. One volunteer who has been on Quang Ngai program saids about this center in her online journal that "Another place on our agenda for teaching English ...

i was in the front!, Tuy Hoa City, Vietnam travel blog

i was in the front!

A travel blog entry by daily4

... straight. i'm not ignoring any emails or wall messages, just have no facebook access until japan. you can thank the governments of Vietnam and China for that. once i get through the torture and typical mishaps it's actually quite fun. Vietnam is my ...

Massage,  mysiticism and Kareoke!, Quang Ngai, Vietnam travel blog

Massage, mysiticism and Kareoke!

A travel blog entry by beka

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... Nang placement. My first Vietnamese minibus experience. We got on at 12:15 and sat in the station for 40 mins, before driving round Quang Ngai until after 2 o' clock to pick up more passengers. In the back there were 4 rows of 3 seats, and a double seat ...

Christmas Cheer and the end of volunteering, Quang Ngai, Vietnam travel blog

Christmas Cheer and the end of volunteering

A travel blog entry by beka

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... hour and a half opening ceremony, after which the doctors were there for 2 hours. They would only see children from Quang Ngai city, so our children from rural placements couldn't come, after that the TV cameras and all the doctors swan off to ...

who knew?, China Beach/Danang, Vietnam travel blog

who knew?

A travel blog entry by marsorbust

... the US soldiers tried to swindle into by pleading temp insanity or if they were hurt - nice beach, oddly you could surf, and the same Vietnam Beach Life - from 8 AM to 5 PM there is NO ONE on the beach - they all fear the sun like the reaper (tanned ...

Rain., Quang Ngai, Vietnam travel blog

Rain.

A travel blog entry by beka

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... came out pretty well... In the evening we went to an exciting bar where they have music and dancing- almost unheard of in Quang Ngai! Unfortunately it was closed so we ended up at good old Kareoke again. Drinking in Vietnam is a curious thing. It ...

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