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advice on itinenary

  • steveandles-

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    We will soon be travelling through s.e.a and have come up with the following idea for an itinenary for eight weeks. Does this sound do-able ?

    Halong Bay
    Na Trang
    Miu Ne
    Phnom Penh
    Siem Reap
    Phnom Penh
    Stung Treng
    Don Khon, Don Dhet
    Ubon Rathachani

    Would appreciate any advise or ideas

    #1 Posted: 8/4/2007 - 02:57

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  • somtam2000

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    Hi Steve/Lesley,

    That looks like a good trip -- a bit of an unusual routing through Cambodia, but quite a good way to rope in a fair bit of the country without too much backtracking. While you're in Battambang, try to fit in time to see the winery just outside town -- anywhere that thinks to serve Prahok (fermented fish paste) with wine is worth a look in in my book!

    One striking ommission is Hoi An between Hue and Nha Trang -- it is well worth a look.

    Otherwise, eight weeks sounds like a pretty good stretch of time for a trip like this.

    #2 Posted: 8/4/2007 - 06:00

  • steveandles-

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    Thanks somtam. Get your point about Hoi An. We had missed it out of our list to try and cut down on time, but looking deeper into it I think we would be better cutting out a few days here and there on the rest of our itinerary and allowing for a at least a couple of nights in Hoi An. Looking forward to the fermented fish paste !


    #3 Posted: 9/4/2007 - 17:02

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