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    Back to Hoian where I moved on to Danang area and visited My Son. My Son are ancient ruins from the ancient Cham empire. They are a UNESCO World Heritage site.











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    Quote Originally Posted by MarilynMonroe View Post
    This is Hoan Kiem Lake which you can't miss in the middle of Hanoi. You can walk around it.
    Is there somewhere nearby a board saying that this is the lake where the famous pilot was fished out from by the local people, saving his life avoiding his drowning, after his bombing of their power plant?

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    ^Not that I recall, darling! Although, there is so much history in Vietnam. Also, so much history in Cambodia where I spent a month. Sadly, I never made it to Ho Chi Minh/Saigon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MarilynMonroe View Post
    So getting to the moving train vid.

    Reminds me of my time in Vietnam, and probably the slowest trains in the world.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neverna View Post
    Reminds me of my time in Vietnam, and probably the slowest trains in the world.
    Ever by train in Thailand?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Klondyke View Post
    Ever by train in Thailand?
    Yes, but Vietnamese trains were far slower (in my experience). The night train from Sapa to Hanoi was superb, though. Very plush, very nice.

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    ^Haha, really? I found the trains in Thailand much slower. The train from Hanoi to Sapa was deathly slow, but then again I took a day train, hard seater that ended up being delayed for three hours at one of the stops. I ended up being bored out of my mind as we couldn't leave the train and I ended up showing some Vietnamese people how to play solitaire. The train wasn't overly fast mind you in Vietnam, but it seemed to slow down quite a bit, and then speed up. It was no bullet train, but I enjoyed the views and had a sleeper bunk.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MarilynMonroe View Post
    I took a day train, hard seater
    Jaysus, Mary and Joseph, I am so glad I am not on a backpacker, tight arse, budget again.

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    ^I took three months off of working to travel at the time, so I didn't have loads of money. I did stay in decent enough places, but not in luxury. It was only my second year living abroad, I didn't have a lot of dosh, but made the trip anyway and enjoyed every minute of it. Spent a lot more time in Thailand than any other country though. Anyway, I'm leavin the forum for awhile. Don't miss me too much, you bundle of negativity.

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    Cool pics and thread, thanks for taking the time to share.

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    No need to bore us with your affliction Joe, I'm sure she'd send you private pics of her udders if you just asked her.

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    Brangelina.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe 90 View Post
    Cool pics and thread, thanks for taking the time to share.
    Thanks, it was a trip down memory lane for sure, especially when travel is off the table for who knows how long now.

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    I just realized I have more pics that I downloaded in Imgur for this thread. I'll pop them on.

    Cua Dai Beach which is near Hoi An

    It was a beautiful blue sky day and I was told the only beach near Hoi An to swim. It was very relaxing with some locals around, but pretty deserted.








    This is before the local kids seem to attack.




    Then throngs of people seemed to take over the shelter, shielding them from the sun I gathered.








    Locals hanging out







    Saw very few people trying to sell things on the beach.. except this sweety.


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