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Food Poisoning 101

One of the negative things about traveling in underdeveloped countries is the looming possibility of food poisoning.  Before Anthony and I left on this trip we both knew it wouldn’t be a matter of “if” but rather a matter of “when”, and so far I’ve been lucky enough to get hit with it twice.  The […]

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Motorbiking Part 8 – The Train

This post isn’t so much about us motorbiking, but considering it was a leg of our motorbiking journey I figured it was only fair to include it in the Motorbiking segment. We spent 5 awesome nights in Phong Nha, eating delicious farm to table (literally) chicken and riding around the Phong Nha Ke Bang National […]

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Motorbiking Part 7 – The Ho Chi Minh Road

We left Hue one morning for Phona Nha, roughly 225km (140 miles ) away if you take Highway 1. If you’ve read any of these Motorbiking posts, you’ll know I loathe Highway 1 so we decided to mix the route up a little bit. We still had to take a little bit of that dreaded […]

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The Pub with Cold Beer – A True Farm to Table Experience

Back in Da Lat we shared a room with four English friends traveling together: Eve, Luke, Toby, and Ben. I remember at one point we were doing the usual “where ya been? where ya going?” discussion that inevitably happens when you meet someone along your travels, and they began to talk about Phong Nha, which […]