Travel Blogs from Chau Doc, Vietnam

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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, Tân Châu, 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 ...

Day 125: Chau Doc & the Mekong Delta, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

Day 125: Chau Doc & the Mekong Delta

A travel blog entry by sam-kathy

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We had booked on a 2 day 1 night boat 'tour' of the Mekong Delta from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City.  This actually consisted of a 2 hour bus ride followed by a 4 hour boat ride on day one and a 9 hour bus ride on day two.  The ...

The start of the cruise up the Mekong, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

The start of the cruise up the Mekong

A travel blog entry by daz1999

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... on the river.  There was always something happening.  People fishing and farming.  I did manage an early morning run at Chau Doc and it must have been a sight for all the market people as a run through the market in the early morning dark. ...

Chau Doc, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

Chau Doc

A travel blog entry by yes28

Chau ...

Karaoke Bliss in the Mekong, Tân Châu, Vietnam travel blog

Karaoke Bliss in the Mekong

A travel blog entry by mulqueen

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Karaoke Bliss in the Mekong My girlfriend, Thuy, runs a karaoke hotel in Tan Chau, a small rice town in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam. I stayed with Thuy during the week of Tet, the Chinese New Year holiday, and experienced her karaoke business in full ...

Dag 24 Can Tho – Chau Doc, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

Dag 24 Can Tho – Chau Doc

A travel blog entry by dannyensamantha

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Dag 24 Can Tho – Chau Doc Vanochtend worden we om 6.00 uur opgehaald. We gaan namelijk naar de drijvende markt. En rond half 7 zijn er nog niet zoveel toeristen geeft de gids aan. Dus maar de wekker zetten rond half 6. Rond 10 voor 6 gaan we naar ...

Cruising the Delta into Cambodia, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

Cruising the Delta into Cambodia

A travel blog entry by beansontour

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... dull and not hugely interesting. After lunch we had a 45minute cruise up the river to Vinh Long before getting on another bus to Chau Doc. The scenery was lovely the whole way, very flat but very green! On the bus was a variety of people including many ...

Grenzüberfahrt / Ankunft in Vietnam, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

Grenzüberfahrt / Ankunft in Vietnam

A travel blog entry by nklo

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... diese Reiseroute wählen. Landschaftlich wurde es in Vietnam sofort interessanter, vorbei an mehreren Fischerdörfern erreichten wir nach 6 Stunden Chau Doc. Sobald wir ankamen, packten wir unsere Sachen und machten uns sofort aus dem Staub, bevor der ...

Good morning Vietnam, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

Good morning Vietnam

A travel blog entry by fendhammer

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Nachdem wir ganz laessig auf dem Mekong die Grenze von Kambodscha nach Vietnam ueberkreuzt haben, kamen wir nach Chau Doc, eine schoene Bootstour vom Grenzort entfernt. Hier im Mekongdelta laeuft alles auf dem Wasser ab. Es gibt sogar ganze schwimmende ...

Bye Bye Vietnam, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

Bye Bye Vietnam

A travel blog entry by prplspud

... were mostly on stilts as this is an area subject to flooding during the rainy season. We wrapped up the morning with a rickshaw tour of Chau Doc. It was only 15 minutes long but a very interesting way to se the town. Now we are back on board and sailing ...

Good morning Vietnam.....well good evening anyhow, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

Good morning Vietnam.....well good evening anyhow

A travel blog entry by tom.johnson.86

... wasn't a well travelled route into Vietnam, with only a few tin huts lining the road forming the immigration formalities. Shortly into Vietnam our new bus stopped so the driver could grab a coffee. This all seemed fine but then when he returned and ...

first day in Nam, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

first day in Nam

A travel blog entry by rock_on_tome

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... whole group went for a trip to a nearby mountain on the back of scooters! It was great fun, it was about a 6k journey to the top. once there we sat down a watched the sun set over Vietnam. The next day we had a 8 hour bus ride to our next destination. ...

The Mekong Delta, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

The Mekong Delta

A travel blog entry by rio2012

... assault the sences as India did, but my introduction to Vietnam definitely did.  From the floating village and market in Chau Doc, and fish farms, the bizarre food stalls in the market (on land), to the colourful funeral parties ...

Gooooood Afternooooooon Vietnam!, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

Gooooood Afternooooooon Vietnam!

A travel blog entry by kenanddonna2005

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... been to!  In comparison, the Vietnamese border point was a fairly new building with proper access stairs … already Vietnam was looking a lot more affluent than Cambodia. We arrived mid-afternoon at our floating hotel, only an hour late ...

Last place in Vietnam, Chau Doc, Vietnam travel blog

Last place in Vietnam

A travel blog entry by attilahb

Last ...

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