We said goodbye to Vietnam and took the night train over the border to China. From there, we took our first high speed train to Guilin.
Crossing a large intersection in Ho Chi Minh City was practice for dealing with the roads and traffic throughout Vietnam.
From Hanoi, we visited the world-heritage-listed Halong Bay for the day. It was epic and magical and eye-opening to say the least.
We wandered around Hanoi’s streets in the heat, exploring what Vietnam’s capital had to offer. Here’s what you got up to.
We took the overnight train from Da Nang to Hanoi, but first, we had to get to the station from Hoi An.
We particularly stumbled across An’s Cafe and were rewarded with delicious, fresh, home-cooked cuisine.
Hoi An is a small town full of history, culture, architecture and delicious cuisine. Here’s a list of what we discovered in it’s ancient centre and rural surroundings.
It was time to begin our train adventures. Our destination – an overnight train from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang and then a 40-minute drive to Hoi An.
With a list of recommendations in hand, we roamed the city to find the best of Saigon’s vegetarian cuisine in the short time we were there.
We had a couple of days in Ho Chi Minh City aka Saigon. It was hot and humid but we still managed to see a few sites. Here’s a list of the places we visited.