The journey South
Trip Start Jun 01, 2006
66Trip End Dec 22, 2006
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Hanoi to Hoi An. "It will take 16 hours", they said.
An episode of 24 later we arrived, tired and missing the chickens feet already.
After bargining our way to a room (with a fan!) and sinking a few local bia hoi's we slowly began to regain feeling in our rears.
A sleepy fishing village where craftsmen fashion boats out of the palm trees, Hoi An started to divulge some of the real Vietnam.
An attempt to make a little difference, we stopped by the local orphanage for the day. Feeding and playing with them for such a short time was as rewarding as it was tiring leaving us in awe of the staff and the fact they manage on only five pounds a month per child funding from the government.