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Vietnam is a coastal state in South East Asia and borders on China, Laos and Cambodia. Vietnam is only slightly smaller than Germany in terms of surface area, but with around 95 million inhabitants it has a larger population. The capital is Hanoi, the largest city of the country with 7 million inhabitants is Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). Other important cities are Da Nang, Hai Phong, Nha Trang, Hue and Vinh. The north-south extension of the country is about 1,650 kilometres, the east-west extension varies from 600 kilometres in the north to the narrowest point with 50 kilometres width in Central Vietnam.

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The Mekong Delta – A bike & boat tour (Vietnam)

Categories: Travel reports, Asia, Vietnam

For today we have decided on an optional excursion with Gebeco, which has taken us and almost our entire tour group to the Mekong Delta in the south of Vietnam. In rural Ben Tre, we first immersed our bikes in the culture of the Mekong Delta. On shady paths we reached Mr Six, who invited us to his house for a short rest. After an extensive lunch, during which we were allowed to try a local specialty, we finally explored …

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