Travel Blogs from Chau Doc, Vietnam

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Rollin’ on the River, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

Rollin’ on the River

A travel blog entry by spoonball

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... 8221; high heel.  We get cold beverages and an ice cream and continue on for another two hours on the bus. We arrive at the Victoria Chau Doc Hotel in Chau Doc Town, in Giang Province. It’s a 4-star hotel overlooking the Mekong.  Our room ...

Day 11 - Rest Day, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

Day 11 - Rest Day

A travel blog entry by katy16

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Nothing to report today, long trip down to Chau Doc. A small town with not much to see. So we're just watching tv and reading til it is time for dinner then bed. Popping in a couple of pictures of our last dinner. Reserving this post for future thoughts ...

The Mekong Delta Tour, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

The Mekong Delta Tour

A travel blog entry by lucyandsam2009

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... the boarder of Cambodia where we had the easiest hassle free boader crossing yet. Such a contrast to the extortion and chaos of vietnam. We then contined on the boat into Phenom Pehn. Tomorrow we visit the killing fields wish us luck!! Miss you all Lucy ...

Into Vietnam, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

Into Vietnam

A travel blog entry by chrislewis7

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Quite a lazy transit day. The ferry between Phnom Penh and Chau Doc in Vietnam runs one a day and only carries about 30 or 40 passengers. Travelling down the Mekong with the flow of the river, only stopping off for the formalities at the border crossing ...

On to Vietnam, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

On to Vietnam

A travel blog entry by calvin.latha

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... alone produces enough rice to feed the country (of 83 million people) with a surplus.  On our boat ride from Cambodia to Chau Doc, we saw this sleepy and scenic region at it's best: water buffaloes, kids playing and swimming in the water, houses on ...

From Paddies to Palm trees, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

From Paddies to Palm trees

A travel blog entry by thepattos

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... (aka Saigon) so Jeff went out to explore the Cu Chi Tunnels and the War Remnants Museum - both different takes on the Vietnam War. Having been here before I decided that instead of sightseeing I'd just sit in an air-conditioned cafe eating pancakes and ...

Mekong Delta, Chau Doc , Vietnam travel blog

Mekong Delta

A travel blog entry by endlessummer

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... city in the delta never seen such a busy place people and motor bikes everywhere trucks and cars so busy 1 million people in Chau Doc alone. Big wholesale markets on when we arrived i was gobsmacked at the amount of activity in the street, amazing never ...

bed bugs and peanut free peanut sauces, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

bed bugs and peanut free peanut sauces

A travel blog entry by tomandcheu

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... and comes back with our passports and off we go. We have not seen any passport checking chaps at all. We then sailed down to Chau Doc, a principal border town which we thought would be packed with tourists but it was in fact full of locals. The five of us ...

Zwischenstopp in Chau Doc und Saigon, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

Zwischenstopp in Chau Doc und Saigon

A travel blog entry by zaralein

Wir hatten 2 bequeme Mini Busse, um nach Chau Doc zu kommen, das ist ein kleinerer Ort im Mekong Delta. Der Grenzuebergang verlief trotz e-Visa problemlos. Wir sind also jetzt in Vietnam :) Ein klein wenig schade, denn die Zeit in Kambodscha ging einfach ...

on the border, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

on the border

A travel blog entry by kevhume

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The Gayest Bike Gang In Vietnam, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

The Gayest Bike Gang In Vietnam

A travel blog entry by kevandshuv

... I just felt that it was 'me'. Then we each hopped on the back off a motorbike and set off on a tour of the Chau Doc streets, our range of colourfully designed helmets adding some colour to the proceedings.. I'd never been on a motorbike before and this ...

Rollin' on the river, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

Rollin' on the river

A travel blog entry by danielleamanda

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... . Then the boat took us back to our hotel and we got in our personal tent beds and tried to sleep. There were very loud boats that sounded like helicopters were landing on our hotel, once again trying to give us an authentic Vietnam War ...

Chau Doc, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

Chau Doc

A travel blog entry by maryisabelle

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... . The monkey bridge built in bamboo. Explored the Mekong delta by boat which was lovely. Then lunch and then headed off to Chau Doc by bus. Finally visited Sam mountain with the pagoda. Probably in the most crappy hotel ever, but at least the ...

Mosying down the Mekong, Châu �'c, Vietnam travel blog

Mosying down the Mekong

A travel blog entry by carobcookies

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... type). After lunch we were treated to a folk music spectacle, a very special event according to Hayley. Time to get to the Hotel at Chau Doc -- it is only four hours away by bus, another very special dodgem trip. We are in a three star hotel and it is ...

Stop over, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

Stop over

A travel blog entry by dan_fantastic

... pretty smooth, except for the last two hours (6 hour journey) where we had to drive slow through un-tarmaced roads. Eventually i got to Chau Doc and was taken to my hotel, got some lunch and then had a little nap having set up my bright pink mosquito ...

Floating market, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

Floating market

A travel blog entry by mbseb

... way. Unfortunately the pleasant ride didn't last too long and a couple of bumpy hours in the minivan was needed to get to Chau Doc where we would be overnighting in a stinky little hotel. We went out for dinner with the Germans before collapsing on the ...

Along the Mekong Delta into Cambodia, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

Along the Mekong Delta into Cambodia

A travel blog entry by greghinch

... yet another day to go before it was over. Before I knew it we were back on a bus, heading to our stop for the night, Chau Doc. Chau Doc is a port town so fortunately we could just get straight onto a boat in the morning. We were split into pairs and each ...

Chau Doc...Goodbye Vietnam, time for Cambodia, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

Chau Doc...Goodbye Vietnam, time for Cambodia

A travel blog entry by gio_davy

... an over OVER abundance of motorbike taxis.  I do not like riding on the back of a motorbike; it scares me. So, we decided that Chau Doc was small enough that we could walk for a while and try to find a hotel without having to get on one of those ...

Day 42, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

Day 42

A travel blog entry by samer

Day 42: Early rise and sour heads found us on a boat again going up the Mekong River towards the Cambodian border. Along the way we stopped at a fish farm which the Irish gang myself decided to opt out and stay on the boat and looking at the others' ...

Crocodiles under my bed? PERFECT, Tn Chu, Vietnam travel blog

Crocodiles under my bed? PERFECT

A travel blog entry by experience.it

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For the journey from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, I decided i'd like to take the slow but up the Mekong river, an awesome way to enter Cambodia. The journey along the way did have lots of tacky tourist stops, like how they make rice paddies ...

CROC FARM!!!???, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

CROC FARM!!!???

A travel blog entry by blairandlinzy

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... to make our way to Cambodia. The ride was pretty nice, not too choppy and had a bit of a view during our ride down the river. A stop over at a Vietnam exit point and another on the Cambodian side to get our Visas and we were on our way to ...

Day 2 in the Mekong Delta with Chinh Bia, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

Day 2 in the Mekong Delta with Chinh Bia

A travel blog entry by paulgorman

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Chau Doc, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

Chau Doc

A travel blog entry by nephaarite

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We made it to Vietnam, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

We made it to Vietnam

A travel blog entry by swallowp

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I am now in Vietnam, i stayed in the border town of Chau Doc, This town is not a tourist town, it is on the Mekong Delta - so took a trip on the Mekong on a longtail boat, taking in the scenery (just layed out at the front of the boat and felt completely ...

Chau doc Vietnam, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

Chau doc Vietnam

A travel blog entry by cindyaserkoff

Today was an all day bus ride from Saigon to chau doc. Our first stop was at an open air coffee place with excellent coffee and hammocks for resting. Our next stop was where bricks are made which seems to be a main product of this region. Next stop ...

Day 8, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

Day 8

A travel blog entry by charlesyb123

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... ! After having a shower we met with the rest of our group downstairs in the hotel lobby and set off on a motorbike tour of Chau Doc. I can't think of a better way of touring the city! Myself and Kate needed to get some cash out and ended up being right at ...

Day 29 relaxing in Chau Doc, updating blog, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

Day 29 relaxing in Chau Doc, updating blog

A travel blog entry by frenchrice

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... temples, churches and nearby pilgrimage sites-makes it a fascinating place to explore. We were thinking of crossing into Cambodia from Chau doc given that it's a popular border crossing and offers a direct route to Phen Penh in Cambodia. However, we chose ...

Chau Doc, arrival in Vietnam, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

Chau Doc, arrival in Vietnam

A travel blog entry by ziniandlulu

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... the riverbanks in Vietnam and the different headwear (conical straw hats instead of red chequered towels).   As we approached Chau Doc we saw a floating petrol station where presumably the petrol was stored in tanks below the water. Then there was ...

The Great Race begins!, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

The Great Race begins!

A travel blog entry by dakgrrl

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... we would not have any more time in Chau Doc as it appeared to be quite a pleasent little town. Oh Well, next time... * The cyclos in chau doc are different to Saigon, the bike is in the front and the seat is a bit like a little barrow and quite high up ...

Chau Doc, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

Chau Doc

A travel blog entry by laws

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Chou Doc is the border town on the Vietnamese side and is right on the Mekong river. Vietnam has about 89 million people compared with Cambodia's 10 million, consequently its a whole lot busier!! Took a moto up to Sam Mountain to see the sights - you can ...

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