Vietnam 2010

A whistle-stop trip from north to south (and a hop next door)

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Posted by activeafrica on February 12, 2010


I left Cape Town on January 22nd feeling thoroughly exhausted after Christmas with the family (3 kids under 10), a Christmas season private tour and its pre-trip and then 10 days of hosting aforementioned family in the Cape, all off the back of a busy tour season at the end of last year. In fact, the last thing I needed was to be travelling to a foreign country to spend 2 weeks chasing from one new experience to the next. “Get some rest before you come, cos our itinerary is hectic…” These important words were buried deep in one of the many emails Chris sent before I left. And it was precisely because I had not been able to comply with these instructions that I found myself waking from a doze somewhere over the Indian Ocean, sometime on the date/time continuum, sweating and gasping with anxiety and wondering what the hell I was doing back in the air for the seventh time in four weeks. Read the rest of this entry »


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