Travel Blogs from Hanoi, Vietnam

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Motorcycle diaries trial 1, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Motorcycle diaries trial 1

A travel blog entry by hancocjb

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Heres the story of Vietnam so far.  Landing in Hanoi after comming from Bangkok is a whole new experiene as soon as the plane hits the tarmac.  Peering out of the airplane window, the terminal at the Hanoi aiport oozes communist ...

Nanning to Hanoi, Vietnam, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Nanning to Hanoi, Vietnam

A travel blog entry by marshallmatters

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... ; Immediately, upon walking into the Backpackers Hostel, we knew we were going to enjoy our time at both the hostel and in Vietnam.  There was a totally different atmosphere from China and a different kind of traveller. It was more like being back at ...

Ha Nói, Ha Long, Ha Bloody Cold!!, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Ha Nói, Ha Long, Ha Bloody Cold!!

A travel blog entry by bowney

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... a meal and our own TV's! Day 1 We found our driver as soon as we got out of the airport, and made our way to Vietnam's capital, Hanoi. Let me tell you, the city roads are like nothing I have ever seen....it's like a sea of motor bikes coming at you from ...

Hanoi - Again, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Hanoi - Again

A travel blog entry by meercatvinny

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... road all over again. Probably because it was so relaxing and calm in Sa Pa and Ha Long Bay. Anayway, just one more day in Vietnam before we set off to our next country. I won't tell you where though, you'll just have to wait until the next ...

The Capital City, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

The Capital City

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... bad actually and there are photos of Senator John McCain visiting the prison museum back in 2000.  He was shot down over North Vietnam and held as a POW for over 5 years during the war.  He spent some of his time here.  It must have ...

Signs, Hanoi, all over Asia, Vietnam travel blog

Signs

A travel blog entry by arewethere.yet

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Motorcycle Madness, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Motorcycle Madness

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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... our trip as she headed home to catch up with family and friends, especially her sister and new nephew Joe. I took a flight with Vietnam Airlines to Hanoi in an old rattly aircraft with well worn seats and not a tv in sight. The inflight food was amazing ...

What a crazy capital!, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

What a crazy capital!

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... a week in Laos, and Halong Bay's serene scenery and tranquil cruising (albeit with hundreds of other tourist boats), the bustle of Vietnam's capital came as quite a shock! We disembarked our Halong Bay junk at 8am on Monday the 25th, and, after a short ...

Vietnam, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Vietnam

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Hanoi

A travel blog entry by el_condor

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A Lovely Airport, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

A Lovely Airport

A travel blog entry by johnbrianmess

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... smooth journey I expected, or the night out with some Danes I was planning to meet again! I flew with Vietnam Airlines from Luang Phabang to Hanoi- a great short flight, nothing like Lao Airlines! When I got to passport control however, things changed. ...

Midnight Not-So-Express, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Midnight Not-So-Express

A travel blog entry by bowney

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... and positive, but I fear this one may not be so jolly! We arrived back to Hanoi, and are to make our way down the coast of Vietnam to Hué. However, we are travelling by sleeper train.....and we booked too late to get a 'Soft Sleeper' so we are in a 'Hard ...

Good Morning Vietnam!!, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Good Morning Vietnam!!

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... nbsp;little snorted laugh at our expense. We also find it quite funny. Shutters down, the place is asleep. Our first impressions of Hanoi are as a sleepy little town - this is soon to be dispelled.We knock hopefully on the shutter and Hallelujia, the ...

Beer and Pizza, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Beer and Pizza

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Master of Puppets, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Master of Puppets

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Yeh heh Heh HEH!, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Yeh heh Heh HEH!

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Hanoi Lane is in my ears and in my eyes, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Hanoi Lane is in my ears and in my eyes

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London Calling, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

London Calling

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Mahn's View of the World, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Mahn's View of the World

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... He was the first Vietnamese person to make mention of the Vietnam war. With a hand chopping motion, Mahn continued, "Many Vietnam baby born, no arm, no leg. Illness pass from generation to generation." I knew he was trying to explain the affects ...

Lost at Sea, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Lost at Sea

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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... into the old city. As we say our goodbyes I contemplate that Chung Sinh Tours has negatively affected everyones feelings about Vietnam, and has confirmed in my mind the country's reputation as a hard place to travel independently. Rachel and I decide ...

Hanoi Over Night, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Hanoi Over Night

A travel blog entry by faff

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Just an over night after getting back from Halong Bay. We booked the train ticket the following morning to Sapa. Went to Mao's Red Lounge again. Our local in Hanoi : ...

Arriving in Nam, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Arriving in Nam

A travel blog entry by hils

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... to a nice hotel. I was relieved just to get off the bus after 24 hours of being unable to move. Vietnam is a huge culture shock after Laos. In Hanoi there are just so many people and bikes everywhere, it's noisy, smelly and polluted, but of all the ...

Vientiane to Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Vientiane to Hanoi

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... felt obliged to take over my seat. He also ate like a horse. I hated my introduction to Vietnamese people. My arrival into Hanoi airport was a lot better, despite me being 90% deaf. I was so relieved that I was not interrogated at customs because I ...

Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Hanoi

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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Getting lost in the 'Hangs' of Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Getting lost in the 'Hangs' of Hanoi

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... 1000 years ago is really beautiful and a nice place to wonder, also you can't get hit by a motorbike here.  Exploring Hanoi. We enjoyed relaxing and taking photos while sat on the small plastic chairs sipping tea and eating fresh spring rolls to ...

Vertically Challenged, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Vertically Challenged

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Executive Backpackers, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Executive Backpackers

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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SAME SAME BUT BETTER, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

SAME SAME BUT BETTER

A travel blog entry by bowz

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... we went off to sleep in what turned out to be the No Star Hotel. After another day in Halong, we returned to Hanoi. Because our time in Vietnam is relatively short, we are trying to do one of those whirlwind, see everything in two weeks, if it's ...

Crooked Nam, Crooked Nam, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Crooked Nam, Crooked Nam

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Hill tribe markets and the capital city, Ha Noi, Vietnam travel blog

Hill tribe markets and the capital city

A travel blog entry by beats

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... like a hoe or a $10 pig, that they all but ignore you & you don't experience the selling pressure you often receive in N.Vietnam. The markets are phenomenally colourful & the people are fantastic. They do their thing & you can do yours. I think I took ...

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