Category Archives: travel

Postcards from Vietnam

My mother asked me to send her a postcard from Vietnam.  Though she has Facebook and gets email updates about this blog, she specifically requested I send her a postcard.  I can’t fault her for that.  When I lived in … Continue reading

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Are You Still on the Traveller’s High he asked.

I have been home a month from my vacation and one of my colleagues asked me if the “Traveller’s high” had warn off yet. I had to ask for clarification of what this was. He explained that when you came … Continue reading

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Reflections On My Trip

I wasn’t sure it was necessary, but I feel the need to reflect on my trip before the memory fades too much.  Thankfully, I have my blogs and my photos. When I got back from my Vietnam cycling vacation, I … Continue reading

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Hue

Hue was once an imperial city.  The Citadel and its grounds were host to me and the rest of the crew on our bike tour of the city.  We not only got to dice with early morning and midday traffic, … Continue reading

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Ha Long Bay

When people think of Vietnam, I am pretty sure that Ha Long Bay is one of those images that explodes into the brain.  Before my trip fades from memory, I think I should put down a few words and share … Continue reading

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Beer in Vietnam

I’ve got a few more posts about Vietnam coming, but I also need to get some sleep, so this short one will have to suffice for now. While in Vietnam….and any country I visit really, I try to sample a … Continue reading

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My Last Night in Vietnam.

All fantastic things must come to an end.  When I wake, one last Vietnamese breakfast, with lots of delicious Vietnamese coffee. It has been a fantastic trip, with some great people. Here are a few other images. I had an … Continue reading

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The Day Less Pedalled

There was no cycling today.  We took a walking tour of Hoi An.  It is a beautiful city. The city has some great old buildings.  There’s definitely some Japanese and Chinese influence.

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Descent From DaLat

I didn’t have time to write about leaving DaLat.  DaLat was built by the French so they could get away from the summer heat. I instantly fell in love with the city. It has a backpacker vibe and an incredibly … Continue reading

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Soon, Very Soon

I feel like I am ready…but I feel like I am not ready. My trip to Vietnam is looming and there seems like there is a lot to do and so little to do.  Honestly, it feels like Christmas. only … Continue reading

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