Travel Blogs from Mai Chau, Vietnam

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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 ...

Monday 24th Mai Chau Village, Mai Châu, Vietnam travel blog

Monday 24th Mai Chau Village

A travel blog entry by smadge

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Monday 24th November Set off quite early, with our new group, to the first of our Homestay Villages at Mai Chau. Only two of our previous group were with us, a very pleasant laid back couple from a fruit farm outside Colchester, all the others had either ...

Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th  Mai Chau, Mai Châu, Vietnam travel blog

Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th Mai Chau

A travel blog entry by smadge

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... with fourteen strangers, one of whom could have been heard snoring in Hanoi, was the best night's sleep they had had in Vietnam. There were signs: he had a beard, had a self restored narrow boat and liked to pontificate at length. She luuved everything. ...

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 ...

Région de Mai Chau, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

Région de Mai Chau

A travel blog entry by marie-claude.g

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... ciel est toujours très bas mais il ne pleut pas. Nous avons deux heures trente de route pour rallier notre prochaine étape : Mai Chau. Nous faisons plusieurs poses en chemin pour prendre des photos et assister à un petit marché local, installé en ...

A rural weekend, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

A rural weekend

A travel blog entry by fantavietnam

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A nice and quiet weekend to the Vietnamese ...

Finally, some sun!, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

Finally, some sun!

A travel blog entry by leone_and_mike

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... without power lines in it. Ok, we go, said the driver so clambered back up again. Drove down, through the town of Mai Chau itself, then through the small villages of Lac and Pom Coong, tiny villages with handicrafts as the main selling things, scarves, ...

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 ...

Ming Phu et Mai Chau, Nord du Vietnam, Mai Châu, Vietnam travel blog

Ming Phu et Mai Chau, Nord du Vietnam

A travel blog entry by sabbatique2017

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... çait différemment) qui ont achevé de nous extirper de nos nuages, dévoilant la vallée de Mai Chau en contrebas. Les employés du http://maichaulodge.com/en/ nous ont accueillis avec des serviettes chaudes parfumée et un ...

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. ...

After walking around, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

After walking around

A travel blog entry by phgordon

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... architecture dating from 1901 was something to behold!. A long car ride with several stops for views and interesting snacks, took us to Mai Chau.  We had a late lunch and then relaxed with a long walk in the rice fields of this beautiful ...

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 ...

All roads lead to Pom Coong, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

All roads lead to Pom Coong

A travel blog entry by leone_and_mike

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... Also talked to a Swiss couple. A big group, perhaps German arrived. Amazing to have that many nationalities in a remote location in Vietnam. Back to our room to chill out for a few hours. Dinner upstairs at the ecolodge restaurant, food very good but of ...

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 ...

Trekking im Hochland, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

Trekking im Hochland

A travel blog entry by kathrinteister

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Ihr Lieben, wir haben eine schoene wanderung im hochland noerdlich von hanoi unternommen. 3 tage, 2 naechte, mviele kilometer. zunaechst hat die anreise mal wieder ueber 4 std mit dem bus gedauert und dann noch essen und austroedeln... also sind wir am ...

Minority Tribes in Mai Chau, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

Minority Tribes in Mai Chau

A travel blog entry by andydonald

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Up  early, packed breakfast, and off to the airport for our flight to Hanoi, the Vietnam capital. Mai Chau (pronounced 'my cho') is a small village in the mountains about 150km south west of Hanoi. After a pleasant Vietnam Airways flight, we arrived ...

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