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Posted by gozub on 12/4/2009 at 19:43

Posted from within Vietnam.

I was in a bicycle, my backpack in the basket in front of the bike.

When I was riding, two guys in a motorbike passed next to me and they took my backpack. I followed them.... but I didn't have a a chance with a bike.. too fast.

I lost important things.

Of course now I think ... "I'm so stupid, how can I bring my backpack in the basket of the bike"... But I didn't expect something like that. Nobody told me.

Of course I'm in a terrible mood now.. like a nightmare. I'm not enjoying the trip in this moment, and probably I'm not going to do it in the next days.

Somebody told me that there is a theft mafia here. They work on the street, beach, even in the hotels. So the best advice is, never ever leave your belongings out of your hands.

Please take care.


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Posted by somtam2000 on 13/4/2009 at 10:09 admin

Exact same thing happened to me in Krabi a few years ago -- sorry to hear about your bad experience.

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