Ninh Binh: Sightseeing in the rain

Ninh Binh: Sightseeing in the rain

Sightseeing in the rain on the motorbike upon a slippery road Unfortunately, it was wishful thinking that the weather in Ninh Binh would have changed overnight. Also today it keeps raining continuously, no downpours, but anyway. So I stay reading in my room in the morning. But after lunch, I decided to do some sightseeing […]

The countryside of Ninh Binh

The countryside of Ninh Binh

The bus drives past my destination Around 5 am we drive through the countryside of Ninh Binh … and the bus does not stop. When I see a board along the road stating: Goodbye – Hope to see you again in Ninh Binh, I rush forward. The driver’s assistant is snoring. I wake up almost […]

Waiting for the sleeper bus to Ninh Binh

Waiting for the sleeper bus to Ninh Binh

Conversation with two professors Early in the morning, I left by bus, back towards Hue where I will have a stopover for a day, before taking the sleeper bus to Ninh Binh.  During a short break, two elderly Vietnamese join me for a conversation. One is a professor of geology, the other in environmental studies. […]