Vietnam: Riding the Rails of Reunification

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THE BEGINNING Saigon to Hanoi is the longest train journey I have ever undertaken, it’s 35 hours eclipsing Hong Kong to Beijing at 23 (back in 2011). Both took place in December and both were in search of new fortune, not just travel. By the way this blog includes affiliate links. A metro under construction and ancient buses meant a rare taxi ride, never my favoured choice especially when they opt for their own fancy route. We start by heading in the opposite direction and down Bui Vien st. I…read more