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Photos from Frankfurt to Budapest

Leaving Frankfurt by Train The Steinerne Brucke in Regensburg Danube Travel Choice – Bike  or Boat Rad Weg (Cycle Path) Birds on the  Danube Passau Coffee and Strudel In Austria Melk Wachau Wine District Egon Sheile Berm Cycling Sturovos from … Continue reading

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Sapa

Feb 26,27 Sapa A taxi brought me to the Train Station at 7:00 for the night train to Lao Cai.  A bit nicer than the soft sleeper from Ho Chi Minh.  I had a full complement of sleeping companions and … Continue reading

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Train, Hanoi

Feb 18-20, Train Saigon to Hanoi (31 hrs) I took a cab from the Spring Hotel to the Train Station at about 9:00 pm.  The train pulled into the station at about 9:50; it had about 20 cars, I think … Continue reading

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Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

Feb 10, Gia Ray – 115 km Leaving Mui Ne at 6:30 was pleasant and cool.  Being a beach area there was very little traffic; it seems beach communities are late night not early morning places.  But soon I was … Continue reading

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Hanoi

Jan 17, 2016 – Hanoi The streets in the labyrinthine old quarter are no less confusing than I found them to be in 1995.  At least I have a decent map this time, but as the names change every couple … Continue reading

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Vietnam

Vietnam – 93 million people.  Besieged and occupied for a 1000 years by China, France, Japan and the US.  Often spurned and isolated by the rest of the world.  Still practicing communism in a world immersed in capitalism.  Although I’m … Continue reading

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East Fjords – Iceland

Sept 25 Reydarfjordur 40 km Heading along the East and South Coasts back to Reykjavik should be less intense that the West and North segments.  There are more towns and most if not all of the time I will down … Continue reading

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