Travel Blogs from Mai Chau, Vietnam

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MAI CHAU IN THE MOUNTAINS, Mai Chau District, Vietnam travel blog

MAI CHAU IN THE MOUNTAINS

A travel blog entry by mark1979

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... . We both at one point, were sprung from our seats so high that our heads hit the ceiling! We arrived in beautiful Mai Chau. The journey had been worth it. Rice paddy fields surrounded the track towards our bungalow, cows roaming the track and women ...

A couple of days in Mai Chau, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

A couple of days in Mai Chau

A travel blog entry by candcthai

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DAY 5: Heading north, Mai Châu, Vietnam travel blog

DAY 5: Heading north

A travel blog entry by tjtheberrys

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... on the overnight sleeper train to Sapa in the far north of the country near the Chinese border and in the most mountainous part of Vietnam. We had a bit of a wait, so made a camp outside the station in a little pop-up cafe and drank tea whilst watching ...

Day 30 - Mai Chau, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

Day 30 - Mai Chau

A travel blog entry by nihar.aneri

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A 3.5 hour bus journey to Mai Chau, south west of Hanoi. On arrival we had lunch and we walked it off exploring the village, the animals and locals. We then took the bikes out as a group and went further out of the village, past paddy fields and around ...

Village hospitality, Mai Chau District, Vietnam travel blog

Village hospitality

A travel blog entry by plumwhat

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... This morning it was a quick trip to the ATM to get out a few million dong! Today we were heading to the countryside to the town of Mai Chau. We thought it was about a one and a half hour drive but turned out to be more like three and a half hours. Note to ...

Mai Chau in Spring, Mai Châu, Vietnam travel blog

Mai Chau in Spring

A travel blog entry by travel_vietnam

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... company to rent a car, but mostly rent a car from drivers who often go with us in volunteer activities. The way to Mai Chau was really interesting. We talked together, sang together and see the sightseeings along the roads. We arrived  Ban  Lac ...

Xin Chao Vietnam, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

Xin Chao Vietnam

A travel blog entry by miriamicinta

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... era bastant més decent. Hanói només ens va acollir durant unes hores i l’endemà al matí ja estàvem de camí cap a Mai Chau, un poble al nord-oest del país. El poble en sí no tenia res d’especial, peṛ nosaltres ens vam allotjar en ...

Away from the noise, Mai Châu, Vietnam travel blog

Away from the noise

A travel blog entry by youloveit

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... Phu, I staggered on board a mini-bus heading South so that I could make my way to my next destination of Mai Chau. Travel in Vietnam seems to take forever in the North because the roads wind through the mountains, so although the distance isn't long in ...

Von den Nebelbergen zu den Reisfeldern, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

Von den Nebelbergen zu den Reisfeldern

A travel blog entry by nature-explorer

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Nachdem wir jetzt beide wieder wohlauf sind, steht für heute wieder eine längere Wanderung auf dem Programm. Ab zunächst geht es mit dem Auto ca. 1000 Hm hinauf nach Pa Co (1350m), wo wir den Sonntagsmarkt besuchen wollen. Die Fahrt dauert ...

Wild boar and rice wine, Mai Chau District, Vietnam travel blog

Wild boar and rice wine

A travel blog entry by beckie268

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... . We both at one point, were sprung from our seats so high that our heads hit the ceiling! We arrived in beautiful Mai Chau. The journey had been worth it. Rice paddy fields surrounded the track towards our bungalow, cows roaming the track and women ...

Arriving in Mai Chau, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

Arriving in Mai Chau

A travel blog entry by follow_marty

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Today we were driven the very long 3 1/2 hour journey to the village of Mai Chua.  Upon arrival we were taken on a 2 hour bicycle tour where we rode through villages and visited a toothpick and skewer factory.  The locals were very ...

Northwest Loop, Mai Chau, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

Northwest Loop, Mai Chau

A travel blog entry by christinalynn

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On the motorbikes for real. Our first day started out navigating Hanoi traffic...phew. Followed by the beauty of Mai Chau, fresh after a ...

Hanoi to Mai Chau to Cuc Phon,  Mai Chau/ Cuc Phong, Vietnam travel blog

Hanoi to Mai Chau to Cuc Phon

A travel blog entry by deids

... the flies(not that there are many). The same with vegetables, bought fresh daily and cooked daily.  Sept 17th 2013Bus ride from Mai Chau for 1 hour before back on the bikes. Weather was misty with poor visibility. Began at the top of the hill ...

O Vietnam profundo, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

O Vietnam profundo

A travel blog entry by raquel_antonio

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... (que se algum dia o foram, ja deixaram de ser com tanto turista!) e decidimos adentrar-nos pela zona rural de Mai Chau. Entre boleias, camioes, motas e muito kilometro a pé, consiguimos o que procuravamos: uma aldeia autentica (com a minoria etnica ...

Recent events...., Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

Recent events....

A travel blog entry by tonymylius

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... per day and that's pushing it. My stay in Son La was somewhat uneventful until I found a place to eat which, here in rural Vietnam isn't easy, this place was a real find. If not for the smell of a BBQ I would have driven right past it and settled for ...

Mai Chau - Die schönsten Reisfelder Vietnams, Mai Chau District, Vietnam travel blog

Mai Chau - Die schönsten Reisfelder Vietnams

A travel blog entry by silpik

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... , wie lang die Fahrt dauert und das zweite Mal, um eine Pipi-Pause einzulegen. Lustig, nicht? In der Mittagszeit erreichen wir Mai Chau, eine sehr ländliche Region. Wir fahren zu einem Haus mit Innenhof und setzen uns auf Plastikstühle. Niemand spricht ...

Vietnam Motorbike Tour – Hanoi to Mai Chau, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

Vietnam Motorbike Tour – Hanoi to Mai Chau

A travel blog entry by mattpearson69

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... even gave us a glass of water when filling up at the petrol station because we were too hot, bless her! 7 hours later we arrived in Mai Chau village, the home to White Thai Tribes, looking for a guest house to stay in, it was dark and very rural ...

worst day so far, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

worst day so far

A travel blog entry by iainbroadley

I woke with a stomach ache and not feeling at all hungry got ready to go for the trip to the local cave by motorcycle. my pain got worse and worse as the journey continued and at each stop I couldnt stand up. by about an hours driving 10 mins from our ...

1st Motorcycle trip, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

1st Motorcycle trip

A travel blog entry by iainbroadley

got up early and we got on the motorcycles heading up into the mountains, by way of a road built during the french Vietnamese war. we went fishing with some local moung fishermen around a large reservoir and then ate our catch after our swim. we then ...

Mai Chau, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

Mai Chau

A travel blog entry by hannahonfire

awesome. ...

Mai Chau, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

Mai Chau

A travel blog entry by michielnienke

Mai Chau; op de brommer naar de ...

DAY 3: The Mai Chau Valley, Mai Châu, Vietnam travel blog

DAY 3: The Mai Chau Valley

A travel blog entry by tjtheberrys

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... us to the Mai Chau valley, about 145km from Hanoi. We had booked 2 nights in this area – one night in an eco lodge, Mai Chau lodge, in the centre of the main settlement, and the second night in the middle of the valley in a White Thai homestay. ...

Seedier sides of Asia, Hanoi/  Mai Chau/ Nha Trang/ Saigon, Vietnam travel blog

Seedier sides of Asia

A travel blog entry by helsbells78

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... but opted to do a bit of ethno tourism and go and spend a night in a house on stilts with the White Thai people, in a village called Mai Chau. It was a private tour, so it was just us, the driver of the 4 wheel drive (who turned out to be quite a card ...

mDay 1: Hanoi - (Phu Yen) Mai Chau - Hanoi, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

mDay 1: Hanoi - (Phu Yen) Mai Chau - Hanoi

A travel blog entry by smth_amazing

... the challenge of an old road built by the French army and spend the afternoon exploring nearby villages. Overnight in a Thai ethnicity stilt house in Mai Chau Ride to Phu Yen on country road with a stop in Son Tay. On November 20-21, 1970, a joint force ...

Jeep to Sapa and back, Day 1, Mai Châu, Vietnam travel blog

Jeep to Sapa and back, Day 1

A travel blog entry by maxint

... , just 700 meters, but rainy clouds are low enough to reduce the visibility to 50 meters. And it's wet and slipery on the road. Mai Chau is situated in a valley, and it's a little bt more clear here. We even see the sun just before it falls behind the ...

Mai Chau, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

Mai Chau

A travel blog entry by harryhsyd

... bus trip was amazing, how we didn't kill someone I don't know. Overtaking a group of bikes going up hill. mmmm Arriving at Mai Chau mid afternoon, I decided to have a beer and catch my breath. Unfortunately I'd also picked up this beer fly. He was real ...

Thai Village, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

Thai Village

A travel blog entry by harryhsyd

There are dozens of shops there selling all types of woven fabrics and handicrafts. I failed to get out of there with out burning through some cash on hand woven fabrics. But they do look ...

THREE WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL, Mai Chau District, Vietnam travel blog

THREE WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL

A travel blog entry by mark1979

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... the children would wave and say hello, the men were building houses and the women were cooking food. After lunch we rode back to Mai Chau along the main road, which only took an hour. The village wedding was all over when we got back which was a shame ...

Scooters, toeters en nog meer chaos..., Mai Chau District, Vietnam travel blog

Scooters, toeters en nog meer chaos...

A travel blog entry by wegmetedenol

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... te ********, wat gebedjes te doen en uitgemaakt worden voor iets in het vietnamees zijn we aangekomen in het schattige bergdorpje Mai chau. Een prachtig hostel werd ons binnen tien minuten aangeboden en nog 10 minuten later waren we voorzien van Nasi en ...

Day 2, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

Day 2

A travel blog entry by jd_2014

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... rice allotments weeding & fertilising their produce. We headed off on our bicycles to explore the little paths & local "urbanisations" of mai chau. Jeremy got a puncture so we found a dude to fix it in about 5 mins for a dollar & we waited ...

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