Travel Blogs from Nanning
... top it's called the 53 steps. After a line of market stalls you get to the Vietnam China border markers and Vietnamese stalls. As we wondered back Lea and Ben haggled for mini wooden teapots. The drive back took us back thru the mountains with the green rice paddies lining the flat land between the limestone peaks. Before entering farmland which is a richer red from the soil. Before more heavily farmed land as we ...
... other people had to, guess what, lay down. We were the only Caucasian foreigners on this train, so needless to say, we didn’t have the option to sit very often. From the top bunks we had the viewing pleasure of watching our bunkmates chow down on chicken feet, bowls of instant soup and oodles of awful smelling seafood in various, non appealing forms. I also came to the conclusion that we were on the train with ...
Another crazy day! Love travelling it is so much fun! We chilled this morning as we were shattered then we went for a wander of Nanning, this place is huge. We popped in a little bakery and got a cake to share it was delicious and so sweet, and then went through a huge park, there were hundreds of scooter parked up and loads of people socializing as it is Saturday. There were ...
... a hill to the exit point of Vietnam, we put our luggage through the x-ray machine and then everyone was pushing trying to get their bags first which was slightly stressful as we were trying to stay with the passengers from our bus. We then had to wait to get our passprt stamped for departing Vietnam, unfortunately most of our bus went through before us and when I passed the security checks and went outside they had already gone. I went for Alex and we stood ...
... visas sorted and planning our next steps in Vietnam. We also walked around Nanning, visited South Lake Park, enjoyed the springlike weather and the local food. Nanning is really a lovely city. I demonstrated to Erica and Gareth my excellent sense of direction, though I did get us a little lost one evening, but a city really looks different in the dark don't you think?
Anyway, that's all for now. Next time I'll tell you all about Vietnam!
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