Sài Gòn 🏙

Day 40. Sài Gòn. Ho-Chi-Minh-City. The metropolis by the Mekong Delta. Pollution-Town. Motorbike-City. The Vietnamese dream. Call it whatever you want, it’s time for some serious business.

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Impressions from the Marble Mountains ⛰

Day 37. The Marble Mountains are a cluster of five marble and limestone hills that can be easily reached from Hoi An. The mountains are named after the five elements: Kim (metal), Thuy (water), Moc (wood), Hoa (fire) and Tho (earth).

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Getting tailored clothes in Hội An 🤵🏻

Day 36. Hội An. The trading port city in the center of the country, most known for its picturesque old town covered in handcrafted lanterns and also for the numerous tailors that follow their profession here. I was really looking forward to arriving here when I first heard about the place and saw some pictures.

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Impressions from the ruins of Mỹ Sơn 🗿

Day 34. Mỹ Sơn – or little Angkor Wat, how I like to call it – is a cluster of ruined Hindu temples that can easily be reached from Hoi An. As of 1999, Mỹ Sơn has been recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site. Read more facts about the sight on Wikipedia.

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The Imperial City of Huế 🏯

Day 31. After staying in Northern Vietnam for a month I decided to finally move South. I still had a wound on my foot so I thought it would probably be better to stay away from harsh nature. That’s why my next stop was Huế, there I wouldn’t have to worry about hiking in the jungle and could simply get a taxi in case something went wrong.

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Impressions from Hanoi 📸

As I stayed in Hanoi overall for about two weeks now I accumulated some photos that I’d like to share. It’s an amazing city to stroll around, looking for interesting spots to snap a picture.

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Climbing Hang Mua in Ninh Binh ❤️

Day 23. I was stuck at the hostel in Ninh Binh for three days because there was a typhoon that had hit northern Vietnam a few days ago. It was terrible, and so was my journey there.

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Depressing day at the hospital 🏥

Day 20. This was definitely one of the most depressing days of my whole trip in Vietnam.

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One week in Sapa ⛰

Day 18. Sapa was the location I was most excited about visiting in Vietnam. The highest mountains in the country reside here. Ethnic minorities housing a lot of culture. Quiet and peaceful relaxation. Splendid views on the rice terraces. I’ll take that Sapa. Let’s go!

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