Travel Blogs from Mai Chau, Vietnam

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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 ...

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 ...

return to cookie mountain, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

return to cookie mountain

A travel blog entry by iainbroadley

... it to the foot of the last mountain I remembered much of the route because it was the same way we had come the first time I came to mai chau with the minibus, this time it was a lot slower and I drove at a snails pace up the mountain by the time I reached ...

Bienvenue chez les White Thaïs, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

Bienvenue chez les White Thaïs

A travel blog entry by mickariane

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... . Nous sommes accueillis à bras ouverts chez des vétérans.   En fin d'après-midi, nous nous arrêtons dans le marché de Mai Chau. C'est l'heure de choisir le menu de ce soir. Pilu nous ballade de stand en stand. Les légumes, les herbes, le ...

2 days in Mai Chau - Home of the White Thai's, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

2 days in Mai Chau - Home of the White Thai's

A travel blog entry by nomes981

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... was told. We had lunch provided by our homestay and headed back home to Hanoi leaving the place feeling happy and at peace. Mai Chau was a wonderful experience and I loved taking pictures here. It is a closer alternative than Sapa if you are short on ...

Night time here in Mai Chau, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

Night time here in Mai Chau

A travel blog entry by tonymylius

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After setting up my things in perpetration for nightfall and assuming there would be no power when I got back, I headed to town down the dirt road that provides access between the village I'm staying in and the township, passed the locals working their ...

Joy of simple living?, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

Joy of simple living?

A travel blog entry by lasseogsasja

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... hilltribes som lever i Vietnam - Thai'erne. I den lokale landsby blev vi indkvarteret i et bambushotel paa stolper. Alle husene i Mai Chau dalen er bygget paa hoeje stolper. Dyrene bor saaledes under husene. Vi slap for at have en ko gaaende under vores ...

Villages and Villagers, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

Villages and Villagers

A travel blog entry by stoptheworld

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... minibuses that whizzed past us, we had a great, personal trip and really enjoyed the experience. Eight hours driving to spend three hours in MaI Chau was actually worth it! Next time we'll go for longer, though! We ate a nice lunch in the village where ...

Lac village, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

Lac village

A travel blog entry by cuangtriviet

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Some of the scenery around Lac ...

Trip to Mai Chau, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

Trip to Mai Chau

A travel blog entry by jethro.tenb

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... had op internet gelezen dat je kon slapen in huizen op palen! Ik heb het dus even snel vertaald en op mijn papiertje geschreven. In mai chau zijn wel 80 of meer van deze huizen, veel leven er van de toeristen die er slapen en eten. Ze geven ook commissie ...

Day 31 - 1200 steps in Mai Chau, Mai Chau District, Vietnam travel blog

Day 31 - 1200 steps in Mai Chau

A travel blog entry by nihar.aneri

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After breakfast we walked through the town to the bottom of a hill. We were promised a very awesome cave at the top and had to climb the 1200 steps to get there. It was blistering hot, cold water turned warm and it was a lot harder than we thought. But ...

Three weddings and a funeral, Mai Chau, Vietnam travel blog

Three weddings and a funeral

A travel blog entry by beckie268

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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 ...

Fried grasshoppers, Mai Chau District, Vietnam travel blog

Fried grasshoppers

A travel blog entry by beckie268

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... couple from Tel Aviv, Nadav and Debbie. We spent the morning trekking up to a cave at the top of a mountain overlooking Mai Chau. It was a total of 2033 steps. We needed constant breaks even though the guide called Tuen was practically running up in ...

Ab aufs Land, Mai Châu, Vietnam travel blog

Ab aufs Land

A travel blog entry by jann_und_franzi

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... erfahren da es hier zu 90% Thais gibt die sich hier angesiedelt haben nachdem die Chinesen vor Hunderten Jahren einmal Vietnam eingenommen hatten. Anders als Sapa  (Vorzeigeort fuer Menschen die Reisfelder und das Landleben sehen wollen) gibt es ...

Cuc Phuong to Mai Chau (110 km), Mai Chau District, Vietnam travel blog

Cuc Phuong to Mai Chau (110 km)

A travel blog entry by michael.duijff

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Mai Chau, Mai Chau District, Vietnam travel blog

Mai Chau

A travel blog entry by 12smith

... safely under tubes of white tarpaulin, and the farmers were concentrating, knee deep in mud or perched on a water buffalo, on preparing the soil. Mai Chau is the location of a 'love market' which we'd heard of from a guide in Hoi An, but this time we were ...

La vallée de tout les matins, Mai Châu, Vietnam travel blog

La vallée de tout les matins

A travel blog entry by chapdeluc

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... ont le sourire d'une récolte riche.  Je dors là-bas comme un ours hiberne. Emmitouflé dans le paisible. Et les Thai, si belles, qui préparent le café. Mai Chau, tu es une danse avec la vie. Doucereuse valse à mille temps jadis...   ...

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