Vietnam, Thailand · 31 Days · 15 Moments · February 2017

Emma's tour through South East Asia


16 March 2017

Battambang - 2 nights - rode bamboo train - swam in lake Battambang with beer - Fish Amok curry and Loklak
Siem Reap - 4 nights - Weird hotel bus - cocktails on pub street - Escape Room with disco ending - Angkor Wat sunset - 5am Angkor Wat sunrise - monkey stole a Chinese ladies nuts - Angkor Wat, Bayon, Tomb Raider, Bakheng, Angkor Thom - foot massage for $2 - Tim kitten - Chinese businessman Jojo bought. unlimited beer - Temple Sky Bar
Koh Rong via Sihanoukville - 4 nights - day on beach Monkey Island resort - fire dancers - pub crawl starting at Skye Bar - Auschwitz skinny dipping/ shower - happy cookie on beach - Laura's twitchy eye - boat trip, snorkelling, fishing, sunset on Long Beach, BBQ on the boat and swimming with glow in the dark plankton
Phnom Penh - 4 nights - crossing border man stole passports - Cat arrived - The Killing Fields - The Genocide Museum - S-21 - The Russian Market - Cute tuk tuk driver long hair on face - Mok Mony - sun bear sanctuary
Ho Chi Minh - Saigon - War Remnants Museum - The Secret Garden - Skye bar - Chu Chi tunnels - lady got stuck - Apocalypse Now club - Met kiwis in Burger King - Royal Saigon 3 times

26 February 2017

Da Lat - 2 nights - swinging garden cafe - all you can eat leftover cake by lake - family dinner with Tay - others went canyoning, antibiotics made me vom and excessively sunburnt - motorbike ride to Datanla waterfalls - Asian families taking photos with me - waterfall rollercoaster - inside pinecone - Artist Alley restaurant 😍 - pedlo around lake - first Asian supermarket - shark with carrot in mouth - heat rash, too much aloe - 100 rooftop bar, 6 storey tree house looking over Dalat - 7 hour bus Da Lat to Ho Chi Minh
Hoi An - 4 nights - An Hoi homestay, 5* hotel - walking through lantern town - Japanese bridge - tailored bikinis yellow sun - kebab shack, double dinner - exploring Old Quarter - foot massage and pedicure - gondola ride with Vietnamese old lady - cocktails at morning glory - street donuts at sea - hiring mopeds to Marble Mountain (2 fast 2 furious, my man was racing) - fishing village and Marble Mountain caves - cycled to An Bang beach - 17 hour sleeper bus to Da Lat
Hue - 2 nights - imperial citadel - bike/ tuk tuk to blind massage - painful blind massage - dinner at Family home stay

15 February 2017

Ma Da Valley Tour - Phong Nha - 8km trekking - leeches and poison ivy - swimming in Ma Da lake - Vietnamese BBQ in jungle - rock climbing to cave - swimming into dark cave - Georgie ripping her trousers - Andy's disco bar snake shots

14 February 2017

Phong Nha Day 1 - bamboo cafe - free bikes, 20km cycle up mountain - wildlife enclosure - botanical gardens and waterfall
Sleeper bus Hà Nội to Phong Nha - 10 hour sleeper bus - Georgie got poo on her hand - 'PHONG NHA PHONG NHA' and Vietnamese techno
Ha Long Bay (Monkey Island Final Day) - trekking up rocks to view over monkey beach - swimming on monkey beach near baby monkeys
Cat Ba Island (Day Trip) - cycling around island to Cat Ba village - trekking up to view point - monkey island trekking up rocks - swimming on monkey beach
Ha Long Bay (Monkey Island) - 100 year old bus - monkey island jumping off boat - kayaking around fishing villages with Georgie - BBQ by beach - Vietnamese dancing and rice wine
Hà Nội - central backpackers hostel - walking tour of city - visited temple - giant turtle legend - egg coffee - water puppet show - Korean BBQ - bar crawl Edwardo and Daniel - new day, Bun Cha