Travel Blogs from Tam Coc, Vietnam

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Bich Dong Pagoda and an Unexpected Tour, Tam Coc, Vietnam travel blog

Bich Dong Pagoda and an Unexpected Tour

A travel blog entry by dane

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... scenery became increasingly beautiful and distinctly unlike the pavement and city and hawkers that often imprison tourists in Ninh Binh.  Tam Coc's boat ride is beautiful, but it also seems fabricated, like so much that is frequented by tour buses ...

Tam Coc by Bike and Rowboat, Tam Coc, Vietnam travel blog

Tam Coc by Bike and Rowboat

A travel blog entry by sfrtw

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More pics here We decided to escape from the noise and smog of Hanoi into the countryside for another day.  Tam Coc is supposed to be the "Halong Bay on Rice Paddies", and we thought this might be a nice companion tour to the Halong Bay we just ...

Halong Bay-lite, Tam Coc, Vietnam travel blog

Halong Bay-lite

A travel blog entry by el_condor

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... beautiful bay scenes for me to feel that I wasn't missing out too much. To compensate though, a day trip out of Hanoi to Tam Coc in Namh Binh province was in order. Often described as riverside Halong Bay, the 2-3 hour languorous paddle up the Boi river ...

A Return to Tam Coc and Our New Friends, Tam Coc, Vietnam travel blog

A Return to Tam Coc and Our New Friends

A travel blog entry by dane

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... ; He wanted to come along and meet the kids we had told him about and see the sights, so the three of us headed back to Tam Coc.  First we went to a temple we saw during our boat ride.  It was on top of the mountain overlooking the river.  ...

Three Musceteers going turistic!, tam coc, Vietnam travel blog

Three Musceteers going turistic!

A travel blog entry by s.lukaszewicz

... ) i Lu ( Szkotka mieszkajaca w Hiszpanii)....Trzy Muszkieterki zdecydowalysmy ze wybierzemy sie na turystyczna wyprawe do Tam Coc ( Trzy Jaskinie) Musze przyznac ze dobry czas spedzilam tylko dzieki dziewczynom...inaczej??? Zanudzilabym sie na smierc! ...

Tam Coc, Tam Coc, Vietnam travel blog

Tam Coc

A travel blog entry by darrenlotta

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... at the end of the lunar month to bring them good luck. Not so lucky for the dog... Back in Hanoi, a daytrip out to Tam Coc and the Cuc Phuong National Park saw us being rowed around by a little old lady through beautiful scenery and three caves. The ...

Lazy Day and Tam Coc, Tam Coc, Vietnam travel blog

Lazy Day and Tam Coc

A travel blog entry by fitzlee

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... miserably but the shopowner was a very nice guy giving us some tips about Vietnam. We headed back to the hostel, booked a tour to Tam Coc (80km southeast of Hanoi) for the next day, sorted out our pictures, talked to a few people and before we knew it, ...

Three Caves, Tam Coc, Vietnam, Vietnam travel blog

Three Caves

A travel blog entry by mrcwoodsman

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... on the river, which helped because we were mostly exposed to the sun throughout except when we were under the caves.   The name Tam Coc means 'Three Caves’, and refers to the three massive caverns (Hang Ca, Hang Hai, and Hang Ba), the largest ...

Tam Coc, Hoa Lu - Tam Coc, Vietnam travel blog

Tam Coc

A travel blog entry by makistouf

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7h de bus, 1 ballade à Hoa Lu (1ère capitale du Vietnam) , 2h de barque et 3 belles grottes (Tam Coc ça veut dire 3 grottes). C'est très beau mais du coup très ...

Tam Coc, Tam Coc, Vietnam travel blog

Tam Coc

A travel blog entry by mary_fraser

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After a wonderful night spent in a long house in a little village nestled in the village of Mai Chau, we travelled on to Tam Coc where there are limestone casts coming out of the rice fields. Got into a little tin boat rowed by an old man ( wife joined us ...

bobbing along the river, Tam Coc, Vietnam travel blog

bobbing along the river

A travel blog entry by doughboy

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well my first daytrip on my lonesome. got a bus early morning south of hanoi to a place called, tam coc. its called the inland version of ha long bay, surrounded by paddy fields instead of the ocean. first of we went to a couple of temples of early ...

Still in Hanoi, Tam Coc, Vietnam travel blog

Still in Hanoi

A travel blog entry by kakadudude

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Just been taking it easy, which is nice in this hectic Old Quarter of Hanoi, always spotting something to smile at, whether it be a pain in the arse cyclo drivers hassling you, or well humoured cyclo drivers enjoying some fun banta. I guess they ...

Vietnam Countryside, Tam Coc, Vietnam travel blog

Vietnam Countryside

A travel blog entry by diene

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... von dem man aus eine tolle Aussicht auf die Karstlandschaft hat. Nach dem Mittagessen geht es direkt zur groessten Attraktion hier: Tam Coc. Hier chartert man sich zu zweit ein Boot mit Ruderern, die einen dann fast 2 Stunden auf einem Fluss durch ...

More beautiful scenery, Tam Coc, Vietnam travel blog

More beautiful scenery

A travel blog entry by angela_louise

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... through tiny villages where the children all waved at the foreigner (me, everyone else in the group was Vietnamese) and shouted hello. In Tam Coc I met up with David again and rested my sore behind after all the bike riding (it was bumpy!). Then we took ...

Day trip to Tam Coc and Van Long, Tam coc + Van Long , Vietnam travel blog

Day trip to Tam Coc and Van Long

A travel blog entry by mbal

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... . We arrived to Tam Coc before most of the tourists and the 2 hours long rowboat ride began on the Ngo dong river. Tam coc means three caves, as the river, which is sorrounded by limestone mountains and rice paddies goes through three caves. After the ...

Tam Coc, Tam Coc, Vietnam travel blog

Tam Coc

A travel blog entry by rloudon

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[written in retrospect in Hanoi] After leaving Cai Rong we travelled another long slow journey across the Red River delta to Tam Coc. The main highlight en route was to have lunch at a home where we made the lunch! i.e. we were taught how to make various ...

3rd - 6th May, Tam Coc, Vietnam travel blog

3rd - 6th May

A travel blog entry by orioncassiopiea

... paddies and round the karsts.  We chose to take the boat from Trang An, slightly outside the hugely touristy boating area of Tam Coc.   Trang An is only just developing its tourist boating and is a pleasure!  It is highly organised and ...

Bored and more bored, Cuc Phuong and Tam Coc, Vietnam travel blog

Bored and more bored

A travel blog entry by dan_fantastic

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... on a two day, one night tour of the most visited national park in Vietnam and for a boat ride around inland limestone rock formations in Tam Coc, i can say i have never been quite so bored. I think i had more fun at my graduation than i did on the tour. ...

Tam Coc, Tam Coc, Vietnam travel blog

Tam Coc

A travel blog entry by suebbb

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We went for a boat trip down the ...

Tam Coc, Tam Coc, Vietnam travel blog

Tam Coc

A travel blog entry by korpark

Tam ...

Culture Shock at its Worst, Tam Coc & Hoa Lu, Vietnam travel blog

Culture Shock at its Worst

A travel blog entry by lolavie

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... This was quite the experience!        Of course, not to be outdone by the bus ride, what we experienced in Tam Coc itself gave us quite the culture shock. Like boarding the bus anywhere you want, you can exit where & when you want, ...

Tam Coc, Tam coc, Vietnam travel blog

Tam Coc

A travel blog entry by kimandfrancisco

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... need to remove the petrol that's still in there, so they can rip people off like that as well ;) And off we were to Tam Coc, of course without directions given by our hotel owner....because if we wanted that we should have had the tour booked with her ...

"Halong Bay" on land

A travel blog entry by kenanddonna2005

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... don't get much for free) … we were collected from our hostel by our guide for the day and packed into a minibus heading for Tam Coc. It was a three hour journey … they all seem to be three hours for some reason, and they always come with an ...

Ha Long to Tam Coc, Tam Coc, Vietnam travel blog

Ha Long to Tam Coc

A travel blog entry by andrewsl

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... early! Back to the harbour  by 1100 to be met by Hein and our driver then we were back on our travels again to Ninh Binh and Tam Coc. We weren't sure what to expect at this hotel as it was only a 2 star - but the rooms were ace - OK a bit basic ...

Halong Bay of the Rice Paddies, Tam Coc, Vietnam travel blog

Halong Bay of the Rice Paddies

A travel blog entry by courtneyjensen

... bus with a bunch of people heading back to Hanoi after we explored Tam Coc...we, however, would be continuing our journey.  Tam Coc was truly beautiful.  I think it was lost a little bit on us simply because we had just been to Halong Bay.  ...

Nov 15, 2011, Tam Coc, Vietnam travel blog

Nov 15, 2011

A travel blog entry by allishatch

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Tam Coc, paisagens deslumbrantes!, Tam Coc, Vietnam travel blog

Tam Coc, paisagens deslumbrantes!

A travel blog entry by viagemduslokus

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... ficar em Ninh Binh e conhecer o "real" Vietnã, pois dali saiam vários “Day trips” para parques e para Tam Coc, conhecida como a “Halong Bay dos arrozais”. (Halong Bay era o lugar que planejamos ir inicialmente, com praias ...

Ambush!, Tam-Coc, Vietnam travel blog

Ambush!

A travel blog entry by suzandjames

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... ), we looked up at the decorated photos in the lobby of our hotel and booked a trip to the second most beautiful tourist destination: Tam Coc. Billed as the Halong Bay of the rice patties, Suz and I had our doubts about what the reality of this place ...

Last entry for my trip :o(, Ha Long, Tam Coc and back to Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Last entry for my trip :o(

A travel blog entry by heatherk8

... they consist of about 8 entrees. It is amazing how they stay so skinny and eat so much. On Thursday mom, dad and I went to Tam Coc and this was just a day trip. One the way we stopped at a temple of two kings. We had a great guide who ...

An excursion to Tam Coc, Tam Coc, Vietnam travel blog

An excursion to Tam Coc

A travel blog entry by themoons

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... laden rice paddies to Tam Coc.  Given the day was heavily overcast, it turned out to be a most memorable experience.  At Tam Coc, we were shown to a boat wherein we were rowed along the Ngo Dong river.  We travelled along narrow waterways ...

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