Category Archives: Vietnam

Vietnam 5: Appointment in Saigon

If you take a look at the Mike Map, you’ll see that after moving at turtle pace down through the east coast of China, I jumped across nearly all of Vietnam in one fell swoop of a train journey. Thirty-four … Continue reading

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Vietnam 4: Hanoi

Editor’s note: Post has been redone and previously missing photos have been inserted. ¬†Sorry the formatting is a little sloppy. ¬† A little achronological and such, but here are some odds and ends from my time around Hanoi at the … Continue reading

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Vietnam 3: “The Tonkinese Alps”

After my jaunt down to Saigon, I returned to Hanoi with about ten days left on my Vietnam visa. Definitely not enough time to ride back down south (1750km), but too much time to either just sit around Hanoi or … Continue reading

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Vietnam 2: Chuc Mong Hai Phong (i.e. “Happy Wedding,” or something.)

I’m going to go ahead and start this one kind of in medias res so that you’re almost as confused as I was. 1) Climb mountain. 2) Enjoy view and chat with two other American chaps I met up top. … Continue reading

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Vietnam 1: Edibles

My computer’s back up and running! For a mere $80 bucks, and in a mere 24 hours, the kind folks here at this little shop managed to order a new motherboard from Hong Kong and get it installed for me. … Continue reading

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