Walking tour to the Citadel of Huế

The Royal Theatre inside the Hue's citadel (Duyệt Thị Đường )
This is a tour we took from our hotel Morin, on the other side of the Perfume River. This pleasant 4-hour walk is marked on the map. The walk starts with the crossing of the Perfume River over the Truong Tien Bridge. At the end of the bridge, turn left to stroll along the river […]
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Suitcase full of memories

This time we are saying hello to you from the airport in Hanoi. It is the end of our vacation. For the way from Hoi An to here we opted against the sleeper bus (once was enough…) and chose to take a plane.
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Freedom on two wheels…

Thien Mu Pagoda
Last week, we spontaneously changed our plans once more. Originally, we planned on staying here in the hotel the last six days. We thought it would be nice with the pool, the little garden, the small garden bar and the delicious Saigon coffee, the somewhat special breakfast…
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To Hue by sleeper bus

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We are sitting, i.e. Jens was offered a deck chair, in the tourist information in Cat Ba, waiting for the bus and the ferry so we can then get on the sleeper bus that will take us to Hue. In the big photo in front of the door the bus looks as if each bed (there are three beds per row, two stories) at least 1.5 m wide – an extreme wide angle I'd say… So we are lying upstairs starting at 3 p.m. and we'll take about 14 hours for the trip. Fortunately, there are pills for travel sickness…
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Trip to Cat Ba

Ha Long Bay
Today I am writing you from Cat Ba, the biggest isle of an archipelago west of the Ha Long Bay. It is difficult to tell you about the past when there are already so many new stories from the present. I will try though…
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Arrival in Hanoi

street scene in Ha Noi
We are on a Thai-Airlines flight to Hanoi, Vietnam, welcomed by beautiful stewardesses. My backpack weighs 5 kg for 3 weeks (almost comparable to Stefan's…), Jens' weighs 15 kg. We can thus conveniently travel from town to town.
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