Vietnam

Winter 17/18 Tân Quang over  Phố Ràng to Sa Pa
Sa Pa | Asia | Po Rang | Tan Quang | Travel | Vietnam

Winter 17/18 Tân Quang over Phố Ràng to Sa Pa

It rained the whole night and it rained the whole morning. I guess it is because the Greek comes from a county where it does not rain that much. He is not used to driving in the Vietnamese mountains where the roads are bad – even worse when wet. And he has no exexperience with…

Winter 17/18 from Yên Minh to Tân Quang
Tan Quang | Asia | Travel | Vietnam | Yen Minh

Winter 17/18 from Yên Minh to Tân Quang

Had a good night at the Cao Nguyen Guesthouse in Yen Minh. Took some time till Mitsos was happy with his breakfast but after that we continued our drive towards the West of Vietnam. But today we only drove South. Tân Quang Today’s drive: We drove 148 kilometers in 4 hours, 50 minutes with gas…

Winter 17/18 from Bảo Lạc to Đồng Văn
Dong Van | Asia | Bao Loc | Travel | Vietnam

Winter 17/18 from Bảo Lạc to Đồng Văn

After Mitsos had breakfast we left Bảo Lạc on the QL 34 and drove further North into the mountains. It was another one of those gray Vietnames days before summer. The Đồng Văn Karst Plateau Geopark Located over 1,000 meters above sea level the Đồng Văn Karst Plateau with narrow valleys and high rocky mountain…

Winter 17/18 From Lạng Sơn⁩ over ‎⁨Huyện Quảng Uyên⁩ to Ba Bể Lake
Vietnam | Asia | Ba Be Lake | Lang Son | Travel

Winter 17/18 From Lạng Sơn⁩ over ‎⁨Huyện Quảng Uyên⁩ to Ba Bể Lake

Then next day of our tour in Northern Vietnam. It was gray but dry which is better than gray and wet. But does not make for nice pictures. We had coffee in the room and Mitsos had some breakfast. And on the bikes we where. The locals call this Dragon Back Panorama. It is part…

Winter 17/18 From Ninh Binh over Binh Long to Lạng Sơn⁩
Lang Son | Asia | Ninh Binh | Travel | Vietnam

Winter 17/18 From Ninh Binh over Binh Long to Lạng Sơn⁩

From Ninh Binh to Binh Long I started this winter trip quite late to push the return flight back into May. This way I am able to do the North Vietnam Loop in April. This would give me better chances to see more blue sky. But that did not happen cause Mitzos decided he comes…

Winter 17/18 – From Phong Nha to Ninh Binh
Travel | Asia | Ha Thin | Ninh Binh | Pho Chau | Phong Nha | Vietnam

Winter 17/18 – From Phong Nha to Ninh Binh

On this trip I wanted some blue sky in the North. So I pushed it as far back in the year as I could. But Dimitry had other plans. He wanted to go to the water festival in Thailand. I told him not to come before April but he does not care of course. So…