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Outdoor shop in Hanoi?

  • burnthisnow

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    Does anyone know if there's an outdoor outfitter in Hanoi? Not the kind that provides tours, but the kind that sells camping and hiking equipment. I'm also wondering if there's a good English bookstore anyone can recommend. Thanks!

    #1 Posted: 30/5/2008 - 17:10

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  • paradissatr-

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    7th June, 2008
    Posts: 14

    Posted from within Vietnam.

    I don't know the previous. But the latter I do. The nice English booksotore is in Ngo Van So street. It faces a restaurant called "Le Tonkin". It's a very short street so once you can circle it on the map, you can't miss.

    #2 Posted: 7/6/2008 - 16:47

  • koru

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    2nd November, 2008
    Posts: 1

    Posted from within Vietnam.

    The above shop has now moved, it is called Bookworm
    4b Pho Yen The, Hoan Kiem. (Pho is like a small lane or allyway).
    Yen The - is off Nguyen Thai Hoc.....Trang Thi Road. (all one road). A good landmark is KFC on th corner of the laneway. There phone number is (4 for Hanoi) 7478778.
    A secondhand bookshop and exchange is the BookExchange, 35 Hang Giay St it is in the old quarter. You can exchange 2 for 1. There are a few other places in the old quarter and you will probably walk pass them while trying to find your way back to your hotel!

    #3 Posted: 8/11/2008 - 15:47

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