Tag Archives: Hoi An

Vietnamese Fisherman, Mekong River

Sunday Photo – Gone Fishing, Hoi An, Vietnam

Shot in 1998.

Sunday Photos – Hoi An, Vietnam

I have just watched the episode of Great Asian Railway Journeys when the living Opal Fruit Michael Portillo visits the beautiful Vietnamese town of Hoi An. Nowadays the town is a tourist hotspot, uncomfortably so at times. Indeed Portillo asserts in blazing sunshine that it is akin to Venice in popularity. When I visited in […]

A-Z April Challenge – Hoi An

I mentioned in my Dalat post a few days ago that our visit to Vietnam coincided with the worst floods there in living memory. This was to lead to probably the worst journey of my life! We had made our way to Nha Trang, a place described as Vietnam’s paradise. Not when it rains incessantly […]


I have been on a few x-rated journeys in my time. Any overnight bus journey (especially Odessa to Sevastopol 2011), the freezing Nis to Sofia train that I have already recounted on this blog, a car breakdown a few miles outside Ipswich on the way back to Devon, a turbulence ridden flight on a Tupolev […]