AVBV131006: Best of Vietnam - 6th Oct 2013

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AVBV131006: Best of Vietnam - 6th Oct 2013

Postby beanie86 » Sat May 11, 2013 1:35 pm

Hi guys! Is anyone else booked on this trip? This will be my first ever trip to Asia and my first trip with gadventures. Looking forward to meeting you all! Sonya x
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Re: AVBV131006: Best of Vietnam - 6th Oct 2013

Postby ccceline » Thu May 23, 2013 4:25 am

Hello Sonya,

My name is Céline, I am a 25 years old girl come from Switzerland and have also book this tour :P .

For me it will be my third time in Asia but my first time with Gadventure. I have do tour like this in the past with a different organization and it was really fun.

I am really happy to do this tour; Vietnam seems to be an amazing country!
And I am really happy to know that you will be in this tour too. Where are you come from Sonya? What day will you arrive in Vietnam?

see you soon, bye
Céline
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Re: AVBV131006: Best of Vietnam - 6th Oct 2013

Postby beanie86 » Wed May 29, 2013 1:43 pm

Hi Celine!

Great to hear from you. I'm 27 and I come from the UK. I'm arriving in Vietnam on the start day of the 6th. I'm really excited about the trip although it's a long way off. Whereabouts in Asia have you been before?

Sonya
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Re: AVBV131006: Best of Vietnam - 6th Oct 2013

Postby roxy85 » Thu May 30, 2013 4:27 pm

Hi Sonya and Celine!

I am also going on this trip and am 27 years old and from Wales in the United Kingdom. I am travelling alone and will be arriving on 5th October. So it's lovely to know that you will also be there! It is my fifth time in Asia but first in Vietnam :)

Look forward to hearing from you both on here

Take Care
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Re: AVBV131006: Best of Vietnam - 6th Oct 2013

Postby beanie86 » Tue Jun 04, 2013 7:05 am

Hi Roxy!

Good to hear from you! I'm also travelling alone so it's nice to hear from you guys beforehand. Whereabouts in Asia have you been before? I'm very excited about the trip - I bought a rough guide to Vietnam and I've been reading it non-stop! I've got lots of things to buy and sort out beforehand though. Do you know what vaccinations we need and how the visa process works?

Sonya x
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Re: AVBV131006: Best of Vietnam - 6th Oct 2013

Postby roxy85 » Wed Jul 17, 2013 5:51 pm

Hi Sonya

I've been to Thailand a couple of times, Sri Lanka, and India. I will be arriving in Vietnam from Nepal, where I'll be trekking in the Himalayas. I'm also very excited about Vietnam, and it's so nice being in contact with you before hand.
I'm having the course of Rabies vaccines, but that's because I'm away for three months and at higher risk of getting bitten by an animal. Boots offer a MASTA travel clinic, its £20 but you get a telephone consultation with a lovely nurse who goes through the risks of certain diseases (You also get the £20 off any vaccine you do then have)
You definitely need a visa to enter Vietnam and have to have it ready before travel. The Vietnamese embassy (in London) website has a application form to download and print. It was processed within 1 week of sending, so quite quick.
I'll be taking a lot of breathable, loose fitting clothing and comfy shoes. I think it can rain sometimes too so taking a thin raincoat. Insect repellant is a must! Rehydration sachets are always good to have, it can be very hot and it's easy not to drink enough.
I hope this is useful. Are you going anywhere else after Vietnam?

Roxy x
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Re: AVBV131006: Best of Vietnam - 6th Oct 2013

Postby whereswaldie81 » Sun Aug 04, 2013 9:14 am

Hi,

I have just booked onto this trip, and luckily found this feed on here! I'm also traveling solo from the UK. It will be my first time visiting Vietnam & I can't wait :-) I am flying from Heathrow on 5th October, so should be arriving in Hanoi on 6th...would be good to meet up if you are around?
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Re: AVBV131006: Best of Vietnam - 6th Oct 2013

Postby roxy85 » Wed Aug 28, 2013 2:49 am

Hi Whereswaldie81

I am staying at the start hotel the night before so will be around. I'm sure we'll all bump into each other. Not long now!! :D

Roxy x
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Re: AVBV131006: Best of Vietnam - 6th Oct 2013

Postby beanie86 » Thu Aug 29, 2013 9:03 am

Thanks Roxy :) I've now got my visa, vaccinations and malaria tablets all sorted, so I'm good to go! Very excited now that it's almost a month to go! I'm also flying from Heathrow on the 5th, I get into Hanoi at about 3pm on the 6th. Is that same flight as you whereswaldie81? x
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Re: AVBV131006: Best of Vietnam - 6th Oct 2013

Postby ccceline » Thu Aug 29, 2013 9:16 am

Hello everyone, sorry that I didn't response earlier.
I am very exciting: date of departure is very close now (juste a little time to try to improve my english). That will be an amazing trip.
I am going to arrive the 04 October in Vietnam. I stay in the start hotel. I will be very happy to meet you before the tour.
See you soon
Céline :)
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Re: AVBV131006: Best of Vietnam - 6th Oct 2013

Postby whereswaldie81 » Sun Sep 08, 2013 6:32 pm

Hey :-)

Getting really excited now! I'm flying out on the 5th in the evening - although I am not sure of the flight number just yet. It would be great if we were on the same flight! I have just realised I didn't put my name down, so you are probably all wondering who or what 'Whereswaldie81' is!! My name is Michelle :-) This will be my first time in Vietnam & I can't wait!!

Looking forward to meeting you all!

Michelle x
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