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The best things to do in Vietnam at Christmas time
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The best things to do in Vietnam at Christmas time

Christmas is one of the most magical times of the year, and also one of the best times to experience the rich and fascinating country of Vietnam. Amongst all the parties, shopping and chaos at home, why not plan a relaxing getaway? Vietnam not only offers some seasonal revelry at Christmas time but also dramatic…

Winter 17/18 – From Pom Coong over Hanoi to Bangkok
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Winter 17/18 – From Pom Coong over Hanoi to Bangkok

Sorry – no pictures from the last stretch of the trip. The sky was gray again and I took pictures at most parts of the route before. After I reached the road I never went before I only wanted to get back to Ninh Bin and was too lazy. But before you reach Ninh Bin…

Winter 17/18 – From Thái Nguyên to Pom Coong
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Winter 17/18 – From Thái Nguyên to Pom Coong

Spend two nights in Thái Nguyên to relax a bit after the loooong drive down from the mountains. Sorry but there was nothing interesting to share. As far as I saw the town when shopping that is. The only interesting thing to report: There was a girl from Brasil I think on her scooter so…

Winter 17/18 From Nà Hang to Phía Tháp
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Winter 17/18 From Nà Hang to Phía Tháp

The next morning was the usual gray and cold one. Not too cold but enough to wear the windproof jacket. Today I had to cross a few mountain ranges to get to the northern part of Northeast Vietnam or Đông Bắc. Looking forward to seeing a lot of limestone mountains again. Phía Tháp Insence Village…

Winter 17/18 From Điện Biên Phủ over Sơn La to Phố Ràng
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Winter 17/18 From Điện Biên Phủ over Sơn La to Phố Ràng

Our ride today: From Điện Biên Phủ to Sơn La. It was a nice warm day with lots of clouds but no rain. Lots of green on both sides of the road. To bad most of it was agriculture. Nhà Nghỉ Đại Thắng in Sơn La Today’s drive: We drove 159 kilometers in 4 hours,…