Travel Blogs from Can Tho, Vietnam

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Mekong Delta, Can Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Mekong Delta

A travel blog entry by sarahanddermot

... around the islands then went for lunch. Later we returned to the bus and headed to the ferry crossing to get us to Can Tho. The ferry crossing in iteself was really interesting, everyone had to disembark the bus walk to the ferry terminal while the ...

Phu Quoc - Rach Gia - Can Tho ( Mekong Delta ), Can Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Phu Quoc - Rach Gia - Can Tho ( Mekong Delta )

A travel blog entry by copa

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... ören, ipod einstöpseln oder gar schlafen = unmöglich weil das ganze Gejaule sicher 100 Dezibel überschreitet! Can Tho ist aber ganz süss und wir fühlten uns gleich zu recht. Leider funktioniert das mit dem Mekong hochreisen ...

Day 14, Can Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Day 14

A travel blog entry by tnfj

... (Anzac bridge style). About 3 hours on the bus passing massive amounts of paddy fields and various other interesting things.  Arrived at Can Tho around 4 and told to be ready for dinner at 7. Fi and I in one hotel, ladies in another. Decided to walk ...

Snakes and Crocodiles  - Oscar, Can Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Snakes and Crocodiles - Oscar

A travel blog entry by portways

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    To get to the Coconut Candy factory we had to get a little rowing boat along side the eerie water coconut trees. Dad kept on shouting "Crocodile" but it was just logs.   It was not as hot as some of the other days because most of ...

The Great Mekong Delta, Can Tho, Vietnam travel blog

The Great Mekong Delta

A travel blog entry by andrewreed

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... . We then switched coaches and headed to My Tho, we got chatting to an Aussie on route called Luke and when we arrived in My Tho a couple of hours later we went out to explore. We all ended up harbour front eating at a hawker/restaurant. It was quite a ...

Mekong Delta Feb 28 - Mar 1, Can Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Mekong Delta Feb 28 - Mar 1

A travel blog entry by cthrasher

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Took a 2 day trip down to the Mekong Delta.  Wanted to see the floating market there, the biggest in Vietnam.  Took a package tour down there because it sounded like it was a nightmare to try to get down there on your own.  The tour ...

Floating markets, Can Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Floating markets

A travel blog entry by laura1

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... trip in Laos was incredibly gorgeous with lush, green scenery lining the entire 15 hour ride.  I hoped that the scenery in Vietnam would be similar.  Unfortunately it wasn't nearly so pretty.  It was still nice, but just not the same level ...

Floating market, Ninh Kiều, Vietnam travel blog

Floating market

A travel blog entry by hannah_leigh

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... in the first place?! the coffee didn't taste that bad at all though, it went down well! To top off our final night in Vietnam we enjoyed some fannys ice cream for the second time and went all out, I had a sundae while Leigh had a milkshake.. Jamie went ...

Down in the Delta, Can Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Down in the Delta

A travel blog entry by jasonfults

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... Mekong, which yields up to three growing seasons per year.  Rice production actually involves something like 70% of Vietnam's working population, although our guide informed us that it's becoming harder and harder to convince the younger generations ...

Mekong Delta, Can Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Mekong Delta

A travel blog entry by jones2000

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... . Home, bath, toilet, business, drinking water and kitchen sink! It is a vibrant hub for 17 million people in Vietnam and alternates between beautiful countryside and villages built of timber and corrugated cladding on stilts. The people in the part we ...

Buses, birthdays and the Mekong Delta., Ninh Kiều, Vietnam travel blog

Buses, birthdays and the Mekong Delta.

A travel blog entry by katandpete

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... toilet paper in a bathroom in my life! It doesn't seem to be considered a necessity round these parts. We spent the evening in Can Tho which is the second largest city on the Mekong Delta. There was a little night market and a few bars but the highlight ...

Continuation de notre croisière à bord du Bassac, Can Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Continuation de notre croisière à bord du Bassac

A travel blog entry by mguay

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Aujourd'hui c'est une journée facile, une vrai journée de croisière. On s'est levés tôt pour le lever du soleil (de toutes façons, la levée de l'ancre nous avait réveillés). Après le déjeûner, ...

Can Tho & the Mekong Delta, Can Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Can Tho & the Mekong Delta

A travel blog entry by natandross

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Leaving Phu Quoc Island, we decided to book another flight, this time our destination was Can Tho. We could have taken a boat/bus combination, however that would have been an eight hour trip, whereas the flight would only take 45 minutes. Both options ...

Mekong Delta, Can Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Mekong Delta

A travel blog entry by nikhil_jennifer

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Supposedly the epicentre of the Mekong Delta, we checked into a nice hotel on the river for a trip to Cai Rang and Phong Dien floating markets. We had to get up at 5.30am to board a tiny speed boat that for the next 6 hours took us around the boats ...

Heat stroke, Ninh Kiều, Vietnam travel blog

Heat stroke

A travel blog entry by nhsescapist83

... the effects of the sun as the wind cools you, sometimes blowing my breath away. Shades are necessary. We make good time landing back in Can Tho at 3pm. We stop in town or Chris to obtain dong for dollars at an Amex machine. Ride back we check in in a ...

Aug 07, 2010, Can Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Aug 07, 2010

A travel blog entry by sabash12

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Aug 08, 2010, Can Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Aug 08, 2010

A travel blog entry by sabash12

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Chris the Cartographer, Can Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Chris the Cartographer

A travel blog entry by nhsescapist83

... cough in the evening. After shopping we eat then wait for the sun to set and then our next port of call is the Can Tho Bridge which Chris wants to photograph in the night. Navigating the highway and looping round I'm stunned the bridge is alight and ...

Floating Market, Vietnam, Vietnam travel blog

Floating Market

A travel blog entry by thelittlehobos

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... bus didn't stop for food so we hadn't eaten until late last night. This morning the alarm went off at 5:30! The reason we came to Can Tho is to see the floating markets, we hadn't seen one when we were in Bangkok so thought we would give this a go. It ...

Good morning Vietnam (cliched, moi?), Can Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Good morning Vietnam (cliched, moi?)

A travel blog entry by deathpenguin

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... cost $22, including my expensive uber-thin lenses (by comparison, my recent new DKNY specs set me back $400). Hurrah for Vietnam! Am currently in Can Tho, which is the main town of the Mekong Delta region, and spent this morning on a little motorised boat ...

Visite de Can Tho, Can Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Visite de Can Tho

A travel blog entry by mguay

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Long trajet de près de 4 heures est un peu long mais on est confiant que ça vaut la peine. Le chauffeur nous a informé que le trajet ne devrait pas être sinueux, ce qui rassure Patricia. En réalité, le trajet est sinueux ...

Gooood Eveeeening Vietnam!, Can Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Gooood Eveeeening Vietnam!

A travel blog entry by erhi

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... out of the city and on to the river by all the motorbikes (it can take quite a while just to cross the road!) Can Tho is a relatively localised area, making it must more of a true Vietnamese experience. The food is a completely new adventure, breakfast ...

Down the Delta, Can Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Down the Delta

A travel blog entry by new_lands

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... many of the houses are all on stilts above the water.   I’m swept along once again before crossing a high bridge into Can Tho which was similar to the one going into Saigon.  It’s funny because everyone stops at the top for a ...

Touring the Mekong Delta, Can Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Touring the Mekong Delta

A travel blog entry by kai.berlick

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... !). Back on the mainland we offloaded the single day tour group onto another coach and drove another 90 odd kilometres further from Saigon to Can Tho where we would stay for the night. Dropped at the hotel, Adele and I had a minor problem; since we ...

Floating markets on the Mekong Delta, Can Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Floating markets on the Mekong Delta

A travel blog entry by longwayaround

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... Mekong hub and from here we were able to visit the famous floating markets. Cai Rang is the biggest floating market 6km southeast of Can Tho. We arrived by boat at the market shortly after sunrise so it was the height of activity. At first a heavy fog ...

Mekong Delta Bicycle Tour, Can Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Mekong Delta Bicycle Tour

A travel blog entry by mickeymo

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... the stalls. Supper that evening was at a restaurant by the river... I thoroughly enjoyed a dark beer that is hard to find in Vietnam and was such a nice change! On Tuesday we were all awoken very early (4 or 5am) by a marching band procession ...

Life on the River, Can Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Life on the River

A travel blog entry by lauraandmikey

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... spend some time here, as it turned out to be the least touristy, and one of my favourite places in all of Vietnam. Can Tho (pronounced Can Terrr otherwise no one knows where you’re talking about!)) itself is the capital of the region and is a city ...

Mekong day 2- Fruits, Honey Tea and Floting Market, Can Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Mekong day 2- Fruits, Honey Tea and Floting Market

A travel blog entry by hitan

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... Diep was divorced and  was going through a difficult time in her life, where her husband had the kids still . Vietnam doesn't seem to have a system that supports ammacable divorce especially when Children are concerned. (I will not go into to much ...

Schwimmende Märkte Cai Rang und Phung Hiep, Can Tho / Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam travel blog

Schwimmende Märkte Cai Rang und Phung Hiep

A travel blog entry by oberanja

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Um 5:00 Uhr klingelt der Wecker - eigentlich gar nicht meine Zeit, aber ein Sonnenaufgang auf dem Mekong sollte das Opfer schon einmal wert sein. Kurz nach halb sechs sitzen wir also in unserem kleinen Boot, welches von einer fröhlichen Vietnamesin ...

Into Vietnam, Vietnam, Vietnam travel blog

Into Vietnam

A travel blog entry by thelittlehobos

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... in with her back pack on her back. The journey took two hours longer than thought so we arrived in the dark in Can Tho. We wandered round the streets, no westeners and no sign of hostels, guesthouses or hotels. Then I remembered a book ...

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