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Vietnam Sights – Hue

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FINALLY we continue with the Vietnam posts! Gosh these are sooooo overdue! I shall churn the rest of them out before I head on my April trip, I promise! So now we’re talking about Hue… My everlasting memory of Hue will be of how wet it was, and yet I was extremely lucky to miss the worst of the heavy flooding! Situated in central Vietnam, Hue is pretty prone to flooding, especially in the monsoon period at the end of the year. I had taken the train overnight from Hanoi, and the high waters had delayed the train by an …

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Sleeping in Hue – Valentine Hotel Review

In Vietnam by Jaclynn Seah0 Comments

More Vietnam posts! The hotel I stayed at in Hue was the Valentine Hotel, where I only stayed for 1 night after my overnight train ride from Hanoi to Hue. I would depart early next morning to catch a bus to Hoi An. You can find more pix at the TripAdvisor review site, those down here are the few that I took. Location: Valentine Hotel is located on Nguyen Cong Tru street which is a little lane (so narrow only 1 car get pass at a time) off the main road, so it’s a bit of a walk in. It’s …