• Day73


    November 12, 2019 in Vietnam ⋅ ⛅ 29 °C

    Our 13 hour overnight train journey to Hue was rather chaotic and memorable. A party was going on all night in the last carriage which somehow everybody seemed to know about. People were arriving with beers and cake, shouting and screaming (later vomiting) including those who worked on the train. It wasn't much fun for us and with this going on and the light being switched on all night we couldn't get much sleep at all.
    Finally, we gratefully arrived in Hue, a historic town in central Vietnam, home of an Imperial City, the Perfume River, Ho Chi Minh's school and many restaurants with fantastic foods. In spite of all the wars the Viatnamese try to preserve and rebuild the old Imperial city which is an impressive and massive area with a palace, theatre, buildings introducing different crafts and trades, temples, lake etc. It was really interesting to explore and the rainy weather only added to the atmosphere.
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