Today was a terrific bike touring day covering a 53 km cycle around the raised village paths that act as a levee bank against the vast amount of water harnessed into smaller levees for rice paddies & carp fishing & other aquatic activities.
We then returned by bus to our hotel to rest, freshen up, have dinner before transferring to the train station for a 12 hour overnight journey to Hue. The carriages have four berth sleeping compartments which were clean but fairly basic but still probably the best way to cover the 600kms to Hue.
We are Gerry & Ruth, a retired couple living in Brisbane Australia. We have 2 adult sons now on their own travel/work adventures based in London.
Retirement has allowed us the opportunity travel as a means to keep the grey matter moving, stay healthy and as a periodic reminder as to how fortunate we are to live in such a wonderful country.
Without conscious planning the theme of out trips to date have been based around ancient civilisations and cultures mixed with elements of adventure and trekking.
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