Sunday, April 26, 2015

Odyssey through Central Vietnam

With the dunes of Mui Ne behind me, my journey through 'Nam continued.

As long as you're not travelling next to Vietnam's eastern coast, the only affordable option to get around is by bus. As I later found out, there's still another much better way to travel in Vietnam, but I'll save that up for later.

A few hundred kilometers further north of Saigon the terrain begins climb and gets more rough and remote. With another travel coach full with Vietnamese I kept ascending to the Vietnamese Central Highlands, a geographic plateau famous for its coffee plantations and mountainous countryside.
A typical landscape that characterizes the Vietnamese Central Highlands

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