From Ðưc Trọng to Buôn Ma Thuột

2017-06-25 at 14:09

Further north up to the Ho Chi Minh road – on mostly empty streets till the AH17. I have some landscape for you and some more churches. Take a look!

Giáo Xứ Thanh Bình
Giáo Xứ Thanh Bình

Giáo Xứ Thanh Bình
Old school fun for the kids at this church

Giáo Xứ Thanh Bình
Comes with a dragon slayer as well

Nhà thờ Kim Phát
Nhà thờ Kim Phát

Nhà thờ Kim Phát
Nice Tet decoration. Artificial tree with fireworks made of soda cans.

Nhà thờ Kim Phát

Nhà thờ Kim Phát
They have a Maria with a light hat!

Nhà thờ Kim Phát
And some music if you like

Nhà Thờ Phú Sơn
Nhà Thờ Phú Sơn

Along the QL 27
Along the QL 27 – Less forest than last year. The coffee is eating into it everywhere.

Along the QL 27
All the little villages are decorated with flags

New monument at the QL 27 in Đam Rông District
New monument along the road

Floating Village on Buoch Dong a bit after Ban di Luong on the QL27
Floating Village on Buoch Dong a bit after Ban di Luong on the QL27

The dam creating the lake
The dam creating the lake

In the mountains at the QL27
In the mountains at the QL27


More and more traditional Long Houses along the road. This one with a not so traditional roof.


Not a lot of traffic and mostly farmers on the way to the fields or back home.


Green rice fields everywhere

Nhà thờ Phúc Lộc
Nhà thờ Phúc Lộc

Giáo Xứ Thọ Thành
Giáo Xứ Thọ Thành

Giáo Xứ Thọ Thành
Fancy dress!

Soon after that picture the Google lady told me to drive to a smaller road on the right and a minute later I was at my stop for this night -> the Dai Thanh Guesthouse.

My bed at the Dai Thanh Guesthouse
My bed at the Dai Thanh Guesthouse

Dai Thanh Guesthouse for 5 US $! Comes with private bathroom, hot shower, fan, TV, Table chair and free WiFi.
But it looks like there is even a better option in town now: Ngoc Tran Guesthouse! It had a 9.2 rating by the time of writing this Blog Post. And it is 5 US $ as well.

Todays Drive

188 km in 5 hours including photo stops as well as a Gas stop

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