With Easy Rider through Hue

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Since all flights were booked out from Hanoi to Hue, I took the night train. Although the 650 km to Hue took 15 hours, it seemed not to be so long for me. I booked a four-compartment for 30 USD. (In comparison, the six-compartment cost only 3 USD less and you can then no longer […]
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From Huế to Đà Nẵng

Hai Van Pass: view over Đà Nẵng
After two days in Huế we took a rented car with a driver on the way to Đà Nẵng. Actually, it is much cheaper to travel this route by train, but we had planned to make some intermediate stops. Our first stop were the so-called Elephant Springs (vietn. Suối Voi), which lie about 53 km […]
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Kaiserlich.

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Die erste laengere Busfahrt brachte mich nach Hue. Anstatt der angekuendigten 13,5 Stunden brauchten wir jedoch 17 Stunden. Das lag sicherlich auch daran, dass wir mindestens zehnmal stoppten, um Personen/Gepaeck aufzunehmen bzw. abzuladen. Entsprechend “zerknittert” fuehlte ich mich am Morgen nach der Fahrt im “Sleeping Bus”. In Hue angekommen checkte ich ins Hostel (“Hue Backpacker […]
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Hue – Legendary historical City

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Hue, called “the old emperor city” is really not so old. It was built in 1802 as the capital of the kingdom and after the model of the Forbidden City in Beijing. Today are the relics of this emperor residence in the citadel and the surrounding emperor tombs one of the touristiest attractions of Vietnam. […]
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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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