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The year of the dragon : Dalat

The hill station town of Dalat works at a much more leisurely pace than much of what we have seen of Vietnam. Without suffering from the tropical heat of the lowland South, the inhabitants seem able to chill a bit … Continue reading

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Winds of change: Mui Ne

Having endured a painful five-hour bus crawl northwards from Saigon (for the large part through endless urban sprawl and repetitive communist architectural monstrosities) we finally pitch up at the coastal resort of Mui Ne. Mui Ne is a resort known … Continue reading

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Is this Lilliput? : Cau doc

An enjoyable six-hour boat journey along the mighty Mekong River provides us delivery all the way from Phnom Penh to the upper reaches of the Mekong delta at Cau Doc, Vietnam. Having crossed the Vietnamese border a little way upstream, … Continue reading

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