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Re: Where in the World is Gumbo #6

Club2013 ·
The Japanese Bridge, Hoi An Vietnam
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Re: Where in the World is Gumbo #6

WorkerBee ·
Originally Posted by Club2013: The Japanese Bridge, Hoi An Vietnam Good job Club2013! Welcome.
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Re: The Worst Train in the World

PortMoresby ·
If I live it won't be my last. Just prior to that one, same trip, I'd gone from Guilin to Nanning, then after lunch got on another, overnight to Hanoi. Later overnight again, Hanoi to Hoi An. Now that I think about it I realize they got progressively worse as I went along, culminating in The Worst. I hadn't thought about it until just this minute, hindsight is a wonderful thing that way. A great disappointment to me several years ago was the apparently permanent cancellation of the Hanoi to...
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Re: May 1, 2018: Hoi An, Vietnam

Marilyn Jones ·
Thank you! I really enjoyed my time in Hoi An!!
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Re: Hoi An, Vietnam, on Lunar New Year

PortMoresby ·
Gumbo visited Hoi An but wasn't lucky enough to be there when the decorations were up. But he loved it nonetheless. https://www.travelgumbo.com/blo...e-world-6-discussion
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Re: Hoi An, Vietnam, on Lunar New Year

Mac ·
Hi Karl, we just struck plain lucky!! We were in Hanoi for the day before New Year's eve which was already a delight to the eye. We were actually in Hué for the "eve" itself and then went on down on to Hoi An. So we saw each city's wonderful decorations at each location. Just lucky!!
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The Worst Train in the World

PortMoresby ·
The earthquake should have been a clue.  But having rather enjoyed the ride, as I have since childhood in an earthquake-prone part of the world, it didn't occur to me that it might be a warning.  I should have listened.   I'm seriously...
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May 5, 2020: At Home, Looking Back

Marilyn Jones ·
Veteran travel writer Marilyn Jones is at home, like so many of us, but anxiously waiting to be on the road again!
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Hanoi Street Food Tour

Travel2Vietnam ·
Hanoi gathers all best dishes from the northern provinces in Vietnam. There are lots of specialities to taste such as Banh Cuon (rices pates), Bun Cha ( rice noodles with grilled porc meat), Bia Hoi (draught beer) ... You can find food and drink at...
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May 1, 2018: Hoi An, Vietnam

Marilyn Jones ·
Marilyn Jones visits Hoi An, where traders from many cultures have met over long centuries, creating a unique local experience.
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Hoi An, Vietnam, on Lunar New Year

Mac ·
The beautiful town of Hội An, is situated on the coast of the East Sea beside the resort city of Da Nang, mid way down the eastern coast of Vietnam. It is home to approximately 120,000 inhabitants and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We were fortunate...
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Where Gumbo Was, #6: The Japanese Covered Bridge, Hoi An, Vietnam

PortMoresby ·
  Congratulations to new member Club2013 for solving #6! Previous puzzle discussion HERE. This historic bridge is a fantastic structure and just one feature of the beautifully preserved central coastal town of Hoi An.  The town is...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, January 25, 2014: Thu Bon River, Vietnam

PortMoresby ·
    Very near where the Thu Bon River flows into the South China Sea, it passes through the delightful town of Hoi An, about halfway down the length of the country between Hanoi and Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City).  The French colonial...
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May 6, 2016: In Hanoi's Old Quarter

The Grey Traveller ·
The Grey Traveller visits Hanoi, long on her bucket list, and falls so in love with it that it now heads a new bucket list of "where to go back to."
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Re: Hoi An, Vietnam, on Lunar New Year

Marilyn Jones ·
I loved Hoi An. Everyone was so nice and friendly, the history was amazing and the city colorful and fanciful!
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Flowers around the World

Marilyn Jones ·
Veteran traveler Marilyn Jones welcomes Spring with a flower show, drawn from her travels.
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PortMoresby's Stories

PortMoresby ·
 BLOGS November 10, 2013:   The Tulou of Fujian Province November 17, 2013:   The Worst Train in the World November 24, 2013:   Buddhas of Bagan December 7, 2013:   The Heart of Nyaungshwe December 12, 2013:   Lawrence and the Pirates December 16, 2013:   Walking the Buffalo January 23, 2014:   Gallery: Fuli Town Market, Guangxi, China February 5, 2014:   Gallery: A Beautiful Building in Bangkok February 12, 2014:   Gallery: Details, Guangxi...
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