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New Year in Luang Prabang

Later that same morning we took an interesting flight northwest from Vientiane across lakes and mountain ranges to Luang Prabang, to land 700m above sea level beside … yes you’ve guessed … the mighty Mekong River!  This 2nd largest city … Continue reading

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Landlocked Laos

Our tour took us on to Laos, another communist country, with a population of 7 million, of whom 200,000 live in Vientiane, and 70,000 in Luang Prabang. Over 70% of the landlocked country is mountainous, originally ruled by the French, … Continue reading

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Cambodian Capital

Our travels in Cambodia cover Ancient Angkor and Phnom Penh, continuing here with the capital city that was once known as ‘The Pearl of Asia’! Cambodian Capital Our late afternoon flight took us on from Siem Reap to the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh.  We were … Continue reading

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Ancient Angkor

Our travels in Cambodia cover Ancient Angkor and Phnom Penh, starting here with Angkor. Angkor Siem Reap is the home of the famous Angkor Temples that date back to the 9th century.  Angkor is one of the most important archaeological sites in … Continue reading

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Quaint Hoi An

Divided into four parts, the posts covering our travels in Vietnam started with Hanoi and Hué, now Hoi An, and Ho Chi Minh City to follow! Hoi An We stayed at the Ancient House Resort, where both room and surroundings were excellent. … Continue reading

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Wintry Hué

Divided into four parts, the posts covering our travels in Vietnam started with Hanoi, with Hué here, Hoi An and Ho Chi Minh City to follow! Hué Another early start, this time at 0600, for our flight to Hué that was … Continue reading

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Overland Travel Odyssey – Hello Hanoi!

Divided into four parts, the posts covering our travels in Vietnam start in Hanoi, with Hue, Hoi An and Ho Chi Minh City to follow! Hanoi After drawing breath at a hotel within striking distance of Don Mueng airport in … Continue reading

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Overland Travel Odyssey – Myanmar, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos

Why Do It? or An Introduction We had arranged to have the teak decks replaced on Pipistrelle from 24th November, the date we returned to Yacht Haven with Ingemar and Ann-Britt after very enjoyable cruising around Phang Nga Bay with … Continue reading

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